Autumn Statement: No short-changing of strivers or making poor pay for missed growth

5 December 2012

Today's Autumn Statement by the Chancellor is expected to contain a number of announcements affecting low income families.

CPAG is caling on the Chancellor not to short-change 'strivers' or to make the poor pay for missed growth. You can read our media statement here.

CPAG's Autumn Statement media briefing contains more information about child poverty, the falling value of benefits over time and CPAG's letter to the Chancellor a few weeks ago.