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Child poverty campaigners respond to Expert Working Group on Welfare

12 June 2014
Read our response to the publication of the second report by the Scottish Government’s Expert Working Group on Welfare: Re-thinking welfare: fair, personal and simple.

'Employment itself not enough to end poverty blighting children’s lives'

10 June 2014
Read our response to the publication of a new referendum briefing on poverty and work in Scotland from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

Response to new reports on welfare reform and Scottish Welfare Fund

19 May 2014
Read CPAG in Scotland's response to the new Scottish Government reports highlighting the damaging impatcs of welfare reform and reviewing the itnerim Scottish Welfare Fund.

NEW elearning courses

15 April 2014
As part of our new elearning zone we have developed two new free elearning courses: Surviving the Appeals Process and Scottish Welfare Fund. For further information and to create an account (or sign in again) please visit our elearning website. If you have an enquiry about our elearning please email us at

'Budget locks in poverty producing cuts' say child poverty campaigners

19 March 2014
Read CPAG in Scotland's response to the UK Budget Statement today (19th March).

Poverty in Scotland 2014 launch event

12 March 2014
Today (Thursday 13 March) we are launching our new publication, Poverty in Scotland 2014, with the Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Shadow Social Justice Secretary Jackie Baillie. Poverty in Scotland 2014 is a landmark ‘state of the nation’ publication which brings together the latest facts on the shocking extent of poverty in Scotland and the implications for the country’s constitutional future.

Response to JRF referendum briefing on child poverty

05 February 2014
This week the Joseph Rowntree Foundation issued a referendum paper on child poverty. The paper highlights that child poverty in Scotland has fallen by around twice the level in England in the last ten years. Read our response here.