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Ending child poverty

What should be done next?

Issue 136 (Summer 2010)
Child poverty is not a discrete social problem that can be eradicated without tackling wider inequalities of income and wealth.

The child poverty strategy: what worked?

Issue 136 (Summer 2010)
Over the past decade, the UK has embarked on an ambitious effort to end child poverty. Jane Waldfogel has tracked the progress of the initiative and reports on it in her new book, Britain’s War on Poverty.

Child poverty: political consensus or electoral battleground?

Issue 135 (Winter 2010)
There is now a political consensus now exists that high levels of child poverty in the UK are unacceptable.

The Child Poverty Bill: a guide

Issue 134 (Autumn 2009)
The Child Poverty Bill was first announced by Gordon Brown in September 2008, and introduced to Parliament in July 2009.

Transmitting deprivation? The media and public attitudes towards poverty

Issue 133 (Summer 2009)
Poverty in the UK does not appear to be a priority issue for the mainstream UK media, and the picture of poverty the media does provide is skewed towards certain issues and representations.

Poverty and the child's world: assessing children's needs

Issue 129 (Winter 2008)
Poverty in a child’s life is the result of specific social and economic circumstances, which are always interrelated and complex.

An interview with Ed Balls

Issue 129 (Winter 2008)
In the wake of the creation of the new, cross-governmental Child Poverty Unit and the implementation of the Children’s Plan, the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families Ed Balls MP is optimistic about the future.

Child poverty and party politics: what hopes of a consensus?

Issue 128 (Autumn 2007)
All the main parties agree that child poverty must be eradicated. But recent reports reveal a lack of common ground on the right level of state intervention. Lisa Harker analyses the different political approaches.

Obituary of Harriett C Wilson

Issue 113 (Autumn 2002)
Dr Harriett C Wilson, the founder of CPAG, died on 14 July 2002 at the age of 85 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for many years. She organised the meeting to campaign against family poverty and set up a pressure group, on 5 March 1965, from which it grew.