Two-child limit - 200,000 more children in poverty

April 2017

New cuts limiting universal credit to the first two children in a family – starting Thursday April 6th - will push another 200,000 children below the official poverty line, new analysis by CPAG and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) shows. 

Our briefing covers what the two child limit is, how it will affect families, and why it is both unfair and illogical. 

Download the briefing.