News

  • Tax credits latest e-bulletin

    27 March 2013

    Read our latest e-bulletin which looks at: new announcement on childcare, HMRC service ‘woefully inadequate’, help with heating, self-employed, tax credits and the move to universal credit, and more.

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  • Students and benefits latest ebulletin

    27 March 2013

    Read our latest ebulletin which looks at: new universal credit and students factsheet, the 'bedroom tax', the Scottish Welfare Fund, online Handbook update, Council Tax Reduction scheme and the benefit cap.

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  • Fringe meeting at the SNP Spring Conference

    25 March 2013

    Our fringe meeting with the Open University was featured on the Scottish National Party's Spring Conference highlights on BBC2. Watch it here (about 18.30 in). 

     

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  • March news round-up

    14 March 2013

    Read our March news round-up which includes: mapping child poverty, annual conference, the 'bedroom tax', Child poverty measurement: how NOT to do it?, Scottish Welfare Fund, and more.

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  • Annual Conference: Welfare Rights 2013

    12 March 2013

    We are holding our annual conference on Friday 14 June in Glasgow.

    This year sees the biggest change to the benefits system in over sixty years and our conference provides an opportunity to find out more about how universal credit will work and get up to speed on the other latest developments in social security. 

    Find out more and book your place here.

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  • Ending child poverty must be at the heart of debate on Scotland’s future, say campaigners

    7 March 2013

    Commenting in advance of a keynote speech today (7 March) by Nicola Sturgeon on child poverty and the independence referendum members of the End Child Poverty coalition in Scotland have called on all sides in the debate to set out how their preferred constitutional settlement would create the conditions for a Scotland free of child poverty.

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  • NEW welfare reform awareness sessions for your organisation

    4 March 2013

    We have developed a new 1 and half hour session on welfare reform which we can provide in-house at your workplace or a venue which suits you. With so many welfare reforms happening now and in the coming years, this session looks at the main changes that will affect people on low incomes. Find out more here.

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  • Scotland map of child poverty

    4 March 2013

    Glasgow City Council have mapped the recent figures published by the Campaign to End Child Poverty on the number of children living in poverty across Scotland.

    The map shows the level of child poverty by ward in Scotland. If you click on an area you can see the estimated percentage and number of children in poverty by ward in 2012.

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  • Latest tax credits ebulletin

    28 February 2013

    Read our latest ebulletin which looks at: loss of working tax credit for benefit offences; childcare and child poverty; fraud and error; caselaw; and more.

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  • Politicians must give children priority in every budget decision they make

    20 February 2013

    John Dickie, Head of CPAG in Scotland, writes in The Scotsman today that disadvantaged families in Scotland face greater challenges than ever and politicians must give children priority in every budget decision they make.

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