Child maintenance: Mothers take legal action against DWP

Four single mothers have told the government they are seeking a judicial review into unpaid child maintenance. The women said they wanted to “challenge the persistent failure” of the Child...

UK society regressing back to 1950s for many women, warn experts

The coronavirus pandemic is threatening to derail women’s careers and take UK society back to a 1950s style of living, experts have warned, as research showed the proportion of mothers responsible for 90 to...

Inequality will worsen unless ministers act, says thinktank

Britain risks entrenching deep class, ethnic, gender, educational, generational and geographical divides unless the government acts to tackle inequality, a leading thinktank has said. A report by the Institute...

Category - Poverty

Child poverty

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Church of England have published a report on the impact, since 6 April 2017, of families having a third or subsequent child no longer being entitled to additional support through child tax credit and...