Sam Royston, Policy Adviser

Sam Royston
Sam is our expert on the UK benefit system and welfare reform. He leads on child poverty and early years policy work.
family looking distressed by a bill
Stress, family problems and missing out on the basics are ways problem debt harms children now and in the future
08 July 2014
The Debt Trap family
Our new campaign, The Debt Trap, is about revealing the harm of debt on children and families – what is the scale of the problem we’re addressing?
28 May 2014
young boy sitting against a wall
As the government closes its consultation on child poverty strategy, we shared our evidence calling for measures to help struggling families
22 May 2014
an animated family standing in front of their house
New research reveals shocking findings about childhood debt – find out more and help spread the word
08 May 2014
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