ALL KIDS COUNT:The impact of the two-child limit after two years

The two-child limit was part of a package of changes to benefits announced in 2015, aimed at reducing spending on working-age families. From 6 April 2017, low-income families having a third or subsequent child...

Teacher recruitment issues ‘hit deprived areas most’

A national shortage of teachers is affecting disadvantaged areas hardest with school staff warning that it is hitting the quality of poorer pupils’ education, research by the Sutton Trust suggests...

Child poverty

  The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Church of England have published a report looking at the impact the two-child limit, which was introduced in April 2017 which means that low-income families...

Category - Poverty

Child poverty

  The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Church of England have published a report looking at the impact the two-child limit, which was introduced in April 2017 which means that low-income families having a third or subsequent child...

Two-child benefit limit pushes families further into poverty

The government’s two-child limit on benefits is having a devastating impact on family life as it pushes millions of children deeper into poverty, according to the first detailed study of the benefit cut. Nearly all families affected by the limit...

Children in need

The Department for Education (DfE) has published the concluding report of its review of children in need in England. Alongside this, the DfE has published children in need final data and analysis. Findings include: at least 1.6 million children...