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Years of real-terms cuts to child benefit, statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay will leave expectant and new parents up to £450 a year worse off, says the TUC.
The Children's Society has made a strong response to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee report on housing support in the reformed welfare system.
More than 3 million families are likely to cut back on food to pay their energy bills this winter, the Children’s Society has revealed.
The UK ranks last in Europe in giving new parents well-paid leave following the birth of their child, according to new TUC analysis.
New research from Shelter shows that in over half of England, less than 10 per cent of suitable homes are affordable for a typical family.
After pressure from anti-poverty activists, the government has announced it is introducing childcare support for low-income working families.
The chief executive of the Children's Society says that the Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill will make life much harder for millions of people.
Government figures show the number of homeless families with children living in B&B accomodation has risen by 51 per cent in the past year.
The number of children living in vulnerable families in Britain will rise markedly to over one million by 2051, unless critical action is taken, say charities.