Childcare in Universal Credit: Joint press release from CPAG and other organisations

October 17, 2013

Government risks throwing away chance to tackle in-work poverty for the poorest parents, charities warn today

Joint press release from: Barnardo’s, the Children’s Society, the Trades Union Congress, Child Poverty Action Group, Gingerbread, Working Families, The Resolution Foundation, The Women’s Budget Group

  • Up to 900,000 families excluded from plans to make childcare more affordable
  • Funds to go to couples earning up to £150K each but not those on £10K or less
  • Poor, single parent families hit hardest