Universal credit

partial map of UK with differently shaded regions
Our new map illustrates the End Child Poverty campaign's study of poverty levels across the UK
20 February 2013
boy leaning against a fence
As the house of commons debates benefits, key changes would ensure that children are spared big losses
12 February 2013
boy leaning against a fence
As welfare and benefit reforms dominate the political battleground it is vital that the children who are affected are remembered.
21 January 2013
Palace of Westminster
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
21 January 2013
young girl clutching her knees
As MPs debate government plans to cap benefit increases below the cost of living, their actions could affect some 11.5m children
08 January 2013
child seated in wheelchair
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes
29 December 2012