Archive: Child Poverty Action Group
'Two-child limit' on benefit payments hit more than 70,000 families in its first year
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The Department for Work and Pensions has issued an ‘urgent bulletin’ today announcing that the Secretary of State has decided to drop his pursuit of an appeal at the Supreme Court on a case he had lost at the Court of Appeal.
The impact of poverty on children’s education is profound, the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, told delegates today at the TUC Congress in Brighton.
NASUWT warns that Government policies are predicted to result in an estimated 600,000 more children living in poverty by 2015/16.
Enver Solomon, Chair of the End Child Poverty coalition, commenting on the official child poverty figures published by the Department for Work and Pensions today