17 July 2014
CPAG’s response to the DWP evaluation of the Removal of the Spare Room Subsidy (RSRS) published today.
30 May 2014
CPAG and the Rutherfords judicial review challenge has been dismissed by the High Court - but we will fight on.
30 May 2014
Two grandparents caring for a severely disabled child hit by the “bedroom tax” vowed to fight on today, after their judicial review challenge was dismissed by the High Court. Paul and Susan Rutherford care for their 14-year-old grandson Warren in a specially adapted home that includes a room for professional carers to stay in overnight. Their housing benefit has been reduced as they are deemed to have a spare bedroom.
16 May 2014
Child Poverty Action Group is acting for Susan and Paul Rutherford today at the High Court in a judicial review challenge to the ‘bedroom tax’.
12 November 2013
Paul Rutherford, CPAG's claimant in our bedroom tax test case, lobbied MPs ahead of the debate in the Commons today. Read his open letter and more about our test case.
15 October 2013
Dole Animators, a ground-breaking project based in Leeds, is a group of jobseekers, single parents and disabled people who have made an animated film about their experience claiming support through social security during the period when the government’s welfare reforms are being implemented.
19 August 2013
As parents face back-to-school costs, new research published today by Child Poverty Action Group and co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows that parents face a growing struggle to provide a decent standard of living for their families in 2013.