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'The inquiry found that around 450,000 disabled people stand to lose out under Universal Credit - this includes 100,000 disabled children'
17 October 2012
Policy team
map of England with differently shaded regions
The new Universal Credit system is intended to help low-income working families, but our policy adviser finds it having the opposite effect for the most poor.
10 September 2012
Policy team
colour-coded map of England, indicating projected childhood vulnerability rates
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
28 August 2012
Policy team
Our new report with Citizens Advice Bureau and Disability Rights UK is a key first step in ensuring the value of universal credit
12 July 2012
Policy team
Ilona Pinter writes of a new report from a centre at Oxford University that addresses immigration policies' effects on children.
17 May 2012
Policy team
Our Policy Director on the importance of the Riots, Victims and Communities Panel's report on last summer's riots
28 March 2012
Policy team
The government's view of the causes of this summer's riots is too narrow, according to research reports built upon thousands of interviews.
19 December 2011
Policy team
young man speaking to adult
In our new report children say what they need for a 'normal kind of life'. It's rare to hear young people's opinions on the subject.
08 November 2011
Policy team
three young people in wheelchairs and two standing adults
Our new report shows that 320,000 disabled children in the UK live in poverty – a staggering number that is around 30,000 more than official statistics suggest
07 October 2011
Policy team
young man and a woman, his advocate, sitting on a blanket in a park
Research shows the important role advocates play in disabled children and young people's lives, says our policy adviser Elizabeth Lovell.
30 September 2011
Policy team