child poverty strategy

  • Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission publishes first annual progress report

    17 October 2013
    news

    The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has released its first annual report on the government's progress reducing child poverty and increasing social mobility. The report says the Coalition's child poverty strategy is failing.

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  • Unlawful child poverty ‘strategy’ includes cuts that make poor families poorer

    April 5, 2011
    press release

    Responding to the publication today of the Government’s child poverty ‘strategy’ and social mobility strategy, the Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group, Alison Garnham, said:

    “A child poverty ‘strategy’ which does not set out how poverty numbers will fall, and by when, is not a strategy and is incredibly disappointing and surprising given the Prime Minister’s stated commitment on tackling poverty.

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  • What is happening to child poverty?

    Measures, measures everywhere and not a drop of sense. This morning George Osborne and Iain Duncan Smith put their new child poverty strategy out to consultation with the claim that they have reduced child poverty by 300,000 to date, while at the same time denigrating the yardstick they appear to be performing so well against. So what exactly is going on with respect to child poverty in the UK?

  • Young people's thoughts on child poverty policy

    December 2012
    briefing

    book cover

    Five groups of young people from some of the most deprived neighbourhoods in England have produced their own local area child poverty strategies: Gateshead, Liverpool, Manchester, Tower Hamlets, and Westminster.  This report presents all of their ideas. 

  • Young people's thoughts on child poverty policy

    17 December 2012
    news

    Five groups of young people from some of the most deprived neighbourhoods in England have produced their own local area child poverty strategies. This report presents all of their ideas.

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