save child benefit

  • Open letter calls on Prime Minster to reconsider child benefit cuts

    press release

    A group of organisations representing women, mothers and working families has written an open letter to the Prime Minister calling on him to reconsider the three year freeze of child benefit and the clawback of the benefit for families with a higher rate taxpayer. The organisations are also backing CPAG's Save Child Benefit campaign.

    Reg Bailey, Chief Executive from the Mothers Union, said:

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  • Report shows families want child benefit protected

    April 27, 2012
    press release

    Child Poverty Action Group has today released a report called ‘Save Child Benefit’ linked to its Save Child benefit campaign, which gives the results of a survey showing what parents spend their child benefit on and how much they value it.

    The top three main areas that parents of all social classes spend child benefit on are:

    1. Clothes and shoes (51%)

    2. Food (26%)

    3. Education related (16%)

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  • ‘Save child benefit’ demands CPAG in Scotland

    March 7, 2012
    press release

    New survey shows Scotland’s parents more likely to spend child benefit on clothes, food and nappies.

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