Our report, created with StepChange Debt Charity, reveals the true scale of problem debt for children - and the huge impact it's having on their lives. The report lifts the lid on how 2.5 million children are living in families with problem debt, behind on £4.8billion of payments on household bills and loan repayments.
This report was prompted by a noticeable increase in the number of destitute young peope accessing our services. The risks facing these children when they are destitute are acute and need to be addressed urgently by local and central government agencies.
This is a briefing of the government's plan to cap uprating on certain key benefits and tax credits at 1% for the next three years, which will affect all families with children in receipt of Child Benefit or Child Tax Credit in the UK.
This summary report reveals that 4 in 10 disabled children live in relative income poverty, once the additional costs of their disability is accounted for. This report is based on analysis of the Family Resources Survey.
This consultation seeks comments on revised regulations and guidance. The objective is to ensure that the revised guidance gives sufficiently clear information to people involved in the exclusion process.
This report defines child poverty, outlines the extent of child poverty in the UK, lists the groups of children at high risk of poverty, and analyses the impact of poverty and inequality on children's well-being and future life chances with particular regard to their health, education and employment.
This manifesto identifies three key areas where political change and leadership are needed to realise our commitment to make children's lives better now and to improve childhood for future generations.