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You can find stories from across our organisation on this page, or access some of our more specific blogs, such as our data blog, our young people's blog, our policy team's blog and our volunteers' blog.

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The future of free school meals is up for debate, and we want to hear your thoughts, says Sam Royston.
14 December 2011
Policy team
Policy Adviser Sam Royston finds the government's budget lacking support for young people
21 March 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
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
The Poverty Trap
If you've played our new online game, there's a good chance you've fallen into The Poverty Trap. Our policy adviser explains why.
28 November 2012
Policy team
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
Policy team
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
Policy team
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
Policy team
Teenage girl
'It's great to hear Education Minister David Laws setting out his commitment to acting on the underlying causes of child poverty, not just on the symptoms.'
01 March 2013
Policy team
Palace of Westminster
A letter from 43 bishops, published in the Sunday Telegraph, argues that a cap on benefits will put even more pressure on families.
11 March 2013
Policy team