Sam Royston

Sam Royston, Policy Adviser

From our Policy team

Sam is our expert on the UK benefit system and welfare reform. He leads on child poverty and early years policy work.

Showing 1 to 10 of 27 articles for Sam Royston, Policy Adviser
Houses of Parliament
This year's budget includes a worrisome spending cap and help for families facing high childcare costs
20 March 2014
outline of Great Britain
Use our map - help children in your area live in warmer homes
07 March 2014
a mother and her four children stand on their staircase
If the government truly aims to end child poverty by 2020, it must introduce bold, meaningful policies - today's strategy announcement isn't a good sign
27 February 2014
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014, 3 comments
10 facts on poverty infographic
Our policy adviser draws on a range of figures to create a broad picture of childhood poverty
14 January 2014
young girl looking at viewer
Use our calculator to determine whether your household is in fuel poverty
13 January 2014
Houses of Parliament
What does this year's autumn statement means to children and families?
06 December 2013
young girl clutching her knees
The minimum wage isn't doing enough to lift children out of poverty - but if the rate rose it could help low-income working families in multiple ways
30 September 2013
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Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
06 September 2013
a graph showing the increase of families going into work
Use our graph to see how the levels of children in working families relate to the number of young people in poverty
28 August 2013