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The Cost of a Child in 2019

04 September 2019
The latest report in our annual Cost of a Child series finds that the overall cost of a child up to age 18 (including rent and childcare) is £185,000 for lone parents (up 19% since 2012) and £151,000 for couples (up 5.5% since 2012). The gap between lone parents’ actual income and what they need to meet family needs has grown sharply.

Living Hand to Mouth now free to access

03 September 2019
Thanks to funding from UCL Innovation and Enterprise’s Knowledge Exchange and Innovation Fund, supported by HEIF, Living Hand to Mouth is now available to download and read for free. 

New course date added for Introduction to welfare rights training

02 September 2019
Due to demand we have added an additional date for our Introduction to welfare rights training course, taking place over five days from Monday 13 to Friday 17 January 2020.

Back to school - back to work

27 August 2019
A new blog by the Early Warning System explains why claiming childcare costs in universal credit may not always be straightforward

Universal credit migration - the latest

14 August 2019
Our first seminar now available to book

Welfare rights service evaluation

13 August 2019
Please help us improve and develop our welfare rights service.

Last few training places for Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits

13 August 2019

161,000 families now affected by the two-child limit

31 July 2019

Free webinar on Scottish Welfare Fund 26 August

24 July 2019

CPAG named best team at LALY awards

11 July 2019
CPAG's legal team was honoured in the Legal Aid Firm/Not for profit agency category at the annual Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards yesterday (10 July). The award recognised the team's "vital role in challenging welfare benefits unfairness in the highest courts, and for providing direct help to those in direst need".