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June 17, 2024 In our wealthy nation, it is unjust that so many people do not have adequate incomes for a dignified life, with 21% of people in Scotland live […]

The ‘two-child limit’ policy caps at two the number of children low-income families can claim additional universal credit for (worth £3,455 per year per child). Neither the Labour nor the […]

17 June 2024 by TOM POLLARD New polling commissioned by NEF suggests that most people don’t have a clear sense of the level of support people currently receive When general elections […]

Carer Support Payment Online Information Event – 30 July – 13:00 – 15:00  Carer Support Payment Online Information Event – 1 August – 10:30 – 12:30  Carer Support Payment Online […]

April 2024 This information pack has been designed to aid organisations supporting households which are required to move to Universal Credit from legacy benefits, as part of Managed Migration, also […]

Upcoming events for the Scotland Network which you’re warmly welcomed to join. Please see details below for what we currently have scheduled for June and July – you can book […]

June 11, 2024 One in four children in Scotland live in poverty. In a country as wealthy as Scotland, this is simply not acceptable. The Poverty and Inequality Commission’s latest […]

Up to £500,000 to be shared by local projects A fund to trial new ways of combating child poverty has opened for a second round of applications. The Child Poverty […]

Estimates of child poverty after housing costs in parliamentary constituencies and local authorities This report summarises findings for the latest update to the Local Indicators of Child Poverty After Housing […]

Study finds strong correlation between local child poverty levels and percentage of families affected by cap Local child poverty rates across the UK correlate very strongly with the percentage of […]

A staggering two-thirds (66%) of new constituencies for the General Election have at least a quarter of children living in poverty, reveals a new study by Loughborough University for the […]

Among the 7.6 million households with children, changes to the tax and benefit system have reduced benefit entitlements by £2,200 per year on average Among the 7.6 million households with […]

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