Conferences and Events

Upcoming Events

Couples and Common Issues with Tax Credits and Child Benefit Seminar

North (Manchester) Wednesday 22nd June 2016

South (London) Friday 1st July 2016

This half-day seminar will explore a number of issues that trouble advisers and their clients with regard to tax credits and child benefit entitlement, with specific focus on the particular rules and practices around moving in and out of couples, or being wrongly thought to be in a couple.

For more information on the seminar, please click here.


Welfare Rights Conference 2016
Universal Credit - next steps

North (Manchester) Thursday 8 September 2016

South (London) Friday 16 September 2016

Our 2016 Welfare Rights Conference focuses on the challenges facing families as the roll out of Universal Credit accelerates.

For more information, please click here.


Past Events

Seminar - Using ESA ‘safeguarding and dispute procedures’

Wednesday 2 March 2016

This seminar examined how the DWP’s ‘safeguarding procedures’ can be used to assist vulnerable claimants dealing with common problems areas, and looked at what can be done to help reclaim ESA, or dispute decisions, following benefit refusals.

Seminar - Genuine Prospect of Work

Monday 16 November 2015

This seminar looked at the “Genuine Prospect of Work test” and explored the arguments and strategies that can be employed to challenge JSA refusals and take GPoW challenges to the higher courts.

Welfare Rights Conference 2015

North (Manchester) Thursday 3rd September

South (London) Friday 11th September



The Annual General Meeting of the Charity was held at 12pm on Thursday 4 December 2014 at The Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London N1 9PW

CPAG breakfast event: ‘In Conversation with Maggie Atkinson’ was held on Thursday, 25 September 2014.

The breakfast event was an opportunity to hear and discuss the views of one of the country’s leading advocates of children’s rights on whether the response to the financial crisis adequately protects the childhoods and life chances of children. CPAG trustee and former BBC Today programme journalist Kim Catcheside chaired. A CPAG members meeting followed the event.


Other Events

We also participate in, speak at and support other events that are relevant to our aims.

If you would like someone from CPAG to speak at your event please contact us, giving as much notice as possible.