50th anniversary of CPAG

2015 marked CPAG's 50th anniversary. Our full history is examined in a new book by Prof Pat Thane and Dr Ruth Davidson, historians at Kings College London, in Child Poverty Action Group 1965-2015

The book explores the growth and development of CPAG, from the 'rediscovery of poverty' in the 1960s through CPAG's many campaigns to the passing of the Child Poverty Act in 2010 and beyond. 

Read the full report

You can scroll through a timeline of highlights in CPAG's 50 year history below.