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Child Poverty Action Group
Child Poverty Action Group is the leading charity campaigning for an end to child poverty in the UK and for a better deal for low-income families.
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 23
Fantastic news that 's motion on tackling child poverty has made it through to the Make Your Mark ballot. You can read Ben's blog about his motion and what he hopes will happen next here:
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 23
Great opportunity for a participation specialist to get involved in 's campaign to put child poverty at the top of the agenda
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 23
., on joining the campaign, said: 'Every child should be allowed the chance to grow and flourish without discrimination. The impact of the two-child limit has been proved to be both cruel and devastating.'
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 23
. joined the campaign to lift the two-child limit this week saying it 'breaches [the govt's] human rights obligations and disproportionately impacts on faith communities and the poorest members of society.'
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CPAG Scotland Aug 20
Back to school - back to work. A new blog by the Early Warning System explains why claiming childcare costs in universal credit may not always be straightforward
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 22
Important new blog from on universal credit and childcare costs
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Our latest book, edited by , takes on tax.Examining tax helps us understand how to reach our vision of a society free of child poverty. Let's talk about tax:
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Hi Kailash, You can get the book here: Thanks, Lizzie
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Replying to @LouisaMcGeehan
"The joy of childhood is taken from them. That isn’t right. Investing in more affordable homes should be a priority for any government that values family life.“
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Replying to @LouisaMcGeehan
“Sometimes it’s noisy when they should be asleep, they have little or no space for play or for homework and normal childhood experiences such as having friends over is impossible."
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Replying to @LouisaMcGeehan
“We know from our work with families in temporary accommodation that the effects of homelessness on children are harsh and long lasting. Children in so-called “temporary” accommodation live alongside strangers in insecure accommodation for large parts of their childhood."
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
. on this story: “In the UK we believe that every family should have a place they can call home but the reality is that tens of thousands of homeless families are paying a terrible price for sky-high private rents and woefully few affordable homes."
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Thousands of homeless children are growing up in shipping containers and B&Bs
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Poverty Proofing Aug 21
We're so excited to be teaming up to see the development of our work. There are some fab opportunities to work with and
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 21
Hi Tim, I'd echo others' suggestions of Advice Local and Shelter. Best, Lizzie
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Children North East Aug 20
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 20
Replying to @ChildrenNE
And a poverty proofing practice adviser, employed by , will provide quality assurance of the Children North East Poverty Proofing model
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 20
Replying to @ChildrenNE
2 development manager roles, in England and Wales, will ensure direct practice in schools provides an evidence base that shapes policies and practices in schools and local authorities.
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 20
Replying to @ChildrenNE
The stakeholder communication manager will lead all external communications relating to the Cost of the School Day project, ensuring that learning & evidence from our work with schools is shared effectively w/ stakeholders & the sector.
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Child Poverty Action Group Aug 20
Replying to @ChildrenNE
The project lead will manage the roll out and delivery of the Cost of the School Day project in England and Wales and support the expansion of the project in Scotland.
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