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  • Job opportunity

    24 July 2018
    news

    Welfare Rights Worker (Scotland)

    28 hours per week

    £31,761 - 35,104 (pro rata)

    CPAG in Scotland is looking for an experienced welfare rights adviser to join the team in Glasgow delivering benefits and tax credits advice, information and training to staff working in frontline services across Scotland.

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  • Job Opportunity - Project Officer: Cost of the School Day (Dundee)

    24 May 2018
    news

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of working with young people to support schools, early years centres and other relevant agencies to take action to remove cost barriers to full participation at school.

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  • Tax credits calamity hammers 200,000 families and harms the economy

    May 8, 2012
    press release

    New figures today, published by HMRC, show that over 200,000 families will be losing their entire working tax credit support, worth £3,870, from 6 April 2012. The Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group, Alison Garnham, said:

    “This is an absolute calamity that plunges nearly half a million children deep below the poverty line. Many of these parents will now have less money in work than if they just claimed benefits. It runs directly against the consensus on the importance of making work pay and the government’s duties on child poverty.

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