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Benefits for people from abroad

Right to reside – parent or carer of child in education

This factsheet contains a flowchart on the right to reside for children of EEA workers, or former workers, in education, and their primary carer.

Response to Scottish Government's consultation on temporary accommodation standards

21 August 2019
CPAG in Scotland responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on improving temporary accommodation standards to highlight the need to incorporate the impact of social security changes into guidance on the standards.

Benefits and tax credits for European students

Information on social security in the UK for students from the European Economic Area

CPAG judicial review project – early successes

26 April 2019
As our Early Warning System has found increasingly in recent months, people are facing problems with how decisions are being made about their benefits. It’s vital that people have the right of appeal, and that decision-making is clear and fair, and we know this is not always the case.

Children growing up in poverty endure hunger and shame

03 April 2019
Children in low-income families are going hungry and are being exposed to feelings of shame and social exclusion because of lack of money and food, new research from UCL, published by Child Poverty Action Group shows.

Pre Order: Right to Reside A2 Poster 2019/20

£7.00
This A2 chart helps you identify who has a right to reside for benefit purposes. 
Benefits for Migrants Handbook

Benefits for Migrants Handbook 2018/19

£36.00
Our unique handbook helps you to navigate the full complexity of the immigration and benefit rules, and provides the definitive guide to social security entitlement for people who have come to, or who are leaving, the UK.

Right to Reside A2 Poster 2018/19

£7.00
This A2 chart helps you identify who has a right to reside for benefit purposes. 

Appeal Court breakthrough for disabled EU benefit claimants

07 March 2019
Two disabled people who moved to the UK from other EU countries have won an important Appeal Court case which entitles them to disability-related benefits in the UK from shortly after they arrived rather than having to wait two years. The case, brought by Child Poverty Action Group and Harrow Law Centre, will enable disabled EU citizens and their carers who have a “genuine and sufficient” connection to the UK to receive social security support at an earlier point if they relocate to the UK.