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Sanctions and conditionality

Briefing for MPs: Benefit Sanctions Regime (Entitlement to Automatic Hardship Payments) Bill

18 January 2016

Early Warning System findings on the impacts of benefit sanctions: Implications for policy and practice in Scotland

22 December 2015

Feeding Britain: Solutions lie with DWP

14 December 2015
Responding to today’s Feeding Britain report, Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) Alison Garnham said: “The DWP is quick to attribute blame for poverty to those in hardship themselves but many of the problems are closer to home. So far its response has been dilatory...

CPAG's response to call for evidence by JCHR on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015

23 November 2015
CPAG has responded to a call for evidence by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015

Small steps forward on sanctions

13 November 2015
In many ways, benefit sanctions offer the holy grail of public policy: the opportunity to find small changes that make a big difference, at little or no cost to the public purse. In its belated response to the Work and Pensions Committee’s report on sanctions in March of this year, the government has outlined a number of such policy changes.

Welfare Reform and Work Bill - briefings

04 August 2015
A collection of briefings from CPAG and other organisations on the Welfare Reform and Work Bill

New blog from our food bank advisors

22 July 2015
Many people who use foodbanks have had their benefits sanctioned. Where's the promised government support?

Sanctions: where's the support?

22 July 2015
It’s all change at Westminster – once again. After five years dominated by the pace and scale of change to the social security system, the new Parliament promises some more pretty big changes, many of which were discussed in this week’s Welfare Reform & Work Bill debate.

Welfare Reform and Work Bill - Second Reading Briefing

16 July 2015
This Briefing presents CPAG's response to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill 2015. The Bill presents wide-ranging changes which will affect families across the country.