Our campaigns

  • Govt agrees to measure and publish child poverty data

    The Government has amended the Welfare Reform and Work Bill to include a statutory duty to measure and publish data on child poverty in the UK. This is a big win for the End Child Poverty Coalition and we couldn’t have done it without your help. For further details please see our press release or for details on the campaign please see our Money Matters page.
  • Poverty in your area

    Use our interactive map to find the level of child poverty in local authorities across the UK, by zooming in on different areas. The darker the shading, the higher the child poverty levels in that area.

The End Child Poverty Coalition today warned that the Chancellor’s announcement of a reduction in the Universal Credit taper won’t be enough to stem a continuing rise in child poverty to the end of this decade. Whilst the change provides an important recognition of the role of Universal Credit in supporting the 2.4 million UK children in poverty in working households, it will achieve little to prevent many of the lowest income families – including working families – being much worse off by the end of the decade. Despite increased levels of employment, child poverty has been rising across the UK, and without further action from the Government, is set to rise further in coming years. With the cost of living expected to rise sharply in the coming year, it is crucial that now more than ever the Government lifts the current four-year freeze on children’s benefits and Tax Credits. Sam Royston, ...

  • Our Members

    End Child Poverty is a coalition of over 100 organisations, you can find out more about them by visiting their websites.