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New CPAG report on Cost of a Child

03 September 2012
Today we have published new research on the Cost of a Child. It is the first time research has been published to provide a robust analysis of how much it costs to provide children with a minimum level of participation in society, as well as meeting basic needs like food, clothes and shelter.

Benefits for disabled children e-bulletin: July 2012

17 July 2012

Judicial review win on child poverty strategy

17 July 2012
The government acted unlawfully in its failure to establish a Child Poverty Commission to advise on its child poverty strategy, the High Court has ruled today in a successful judicial review brought by CPAG.

Further comments on the Scottish Community Support Fund proposals

29 June 2012

Briefing from CPAG in Scotland and Poverty Alliance Stage 3 Debate: Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) Bill

29 June 2012

New report - how can the social fund be delivered at a local level?

29 June 2012
This new report explains how the social fund, the 'safety net' for many families needing emergency support, will be devolved to local level in 2013.

Building public support to fight child poverty - how you can help

22 June 2012
In a guest blog for CPAG, Katharine Round, director of new film The Spirit Level, argues that an important relationship exists between inequality and child poverty.

New report shows children going hungry despite free school meals

14 June 2012
The British Youth Council and Child Poverty Action Group published a joint report, Going Hungry? Young people’s experiences of free school meals, on the failure of the free school meals system to reach all children in poverty.

“Unprecedented child poverty progress under massive threat from Coalition policies”

14 June 2012

New child poverty figures released today

14 June 2012
The government has published the most recent child poverty figures for the UK in its report Households Below Average Incomes 2010/11.