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National Lottery backs £2 million project to ‘cut cost of school day’

28 January 2020
A £2 million National Lottery-backed project to support children’s learning and ease financial pressure on low-income parents starts today (Tuesday 28th January) with 128 schools across the UK set to take action over the next three years.

Our comment on Resolution Foundation's Report on party spending plans and child poverty

26 November 2019

Encouraging progress on Local Child Poverty Action Reports but more needed to deliver ‘step change’, say campaigners

26 November 2019
Our comment on the Poverty and Inequality Commission's review of Local Child Poverty Action Reports.

SUPREME COURT BACKS TRIBUNAL POWERS IN BEDROOM TAX CASE

13 November 2019
A Supreme Court judgment has today confirmed that tribunals and other public bodies must disapply regulations in situations where applying them would lead to a breach of human rights.

DRASTIC INCOME SHORTFALLS FACED BY WORKING LONE PARENTS IN SCOTLAND AND ACROSS UK

04 September 2019
NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GROWING INCOME GAPS

Working lone parents face drastic and growing income shortfalls

04 September 2019
Working lone parents on reasonable pay cannot reach a minimum acceptable living standard – as defined by the public - even if they work full time, new research for Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) shows.

Campaigners welcome introduction of new benefit being brought forward

03 September 2019

More of Scotland's families fall into two-child limit net

31 July 2019

More families fall into two-child limit net

31 July 2019
CPAG responds to today’s HMRC statistics showing the number of families affected by the two-child limit in tax credits and universal credit after two years of the policy.

Universal credit claimants blocked from challenging DWP decisions

19 July 2019
Universal credit (UC) claimants who suspect the DWP has made a mistake in their award and ask for a review are too often blocked by DWP error and failures in the system, a new report from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) shows.