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Overpayments of benefit and tax credits

05 May 2021
Places available for this training course on 12-13 May

'Introduction to welfare rights' training returns in September

04 May 2021
We are delighted this popular course is back on our programme

PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT 2021 - 2026

29 April 2021
CPAG in Scotland have published their Programme for Government in advance of the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election.

Training courses fully booked

27 April 2021
We have just released further dates for some of our most popular courses

'State of the nation' report to put ending child poverty at the heart of remaining Holyrood campaign

23 April 2021
'State of the nation' report to put ending poverty at the heart of remaining Holyrood campaign Politicians to respond to new 'Poverty in Scotland 2021' report in front of over 300 policy makers, service providers, academics, trade unionists and activists Child poverty targets can be met say experts, but over one million people still in poverty across Scotland

Campaigners welcome growing support for doubling of Scottish child payment

29 March 2021
Child poverty campaigners today welcomed growing support across the political spectrum for the next Parliament to at least double the value of the Scottish child payment. The policy call has been at the centre of campaigns by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland and a broad coalition of children’s charities and anti-poverty campaigners

SCORSS Holyrood Manifesto 2021 published today

29 March 2021
We are proud to have contributed to the SCORSS 2021 Holyrood manifesto

New IPPR Scotland report reinforces case for doubling value of the Scottish Child Payment at start of next Parliament

26 March 2021
New IPPR Scotland report reinforces case for doubling value of the Scottish Child Payment at start of next Parliament. Families are falling way below the income that the public believe is socially acceptable. Campaigners welcome think tank’s recommendation to  “Double the value of the Scottish Child Payment at the start of the next Parliament, and again to £40 p/w by the end of the term”

New official poverty statistics reveal ‘utterly dismaying’ rise in child poverty in Scotland and across UK – even before pandemic hit

25 March 2021
New official poverty statistics reveal ‘utterly dismaying’ rise in child poverty in Scotland and across UK – even before pandemic hit. But Scottish child poverty targets can be met if Scottish child payment is increased, and ‘at the very least doubled as vital next step,’ say campaigners

Introduction to welfare rights

23 March 2021
It's back! Our hugely popular Introduction to welfare rights course returns in September..