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Poverty

Children in Wales has produced a range of reports and briefings relating to poverty which can be accessed below.  The End Child Poverty Network at Children in Wales produces a monthly e-bulletin and this can be accessed by clicking here.

08.08.14

Child and Family Poverty in Wales A snapshot of key issues raised by families

This research project was conducted by Children in Wales, between January and March 2014, to explore key poverty related issues raised by families in Wales for discussion at Assembly Member (AM) and Member of Parliament (MP) surgeries and with representatives at Citizens Advice Bureaux across Wales.


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01.02.14

Child Poverty: A Programme Towards Eradication Manifesto (revised 2014)

This is an update of the 2010 manifesto, originally published ahead of the National Assembly for Wales elections. It outlines the areas of activity to support the Welsh Government’s target that no child in Wales should be living in poverty by 2020.


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20.12.13

The Cost of Education: Free School Meals in Wales

This briefing was produced by the End Child Poverty Network in response to the announcement that from September 2014 all 5 to 7 year olds in England will receive free school meals.


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12.05.13

Influencing the ‘refresh’ of the Tackling Poverty Action Plan and the priorities for the new Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty

This briefing builds upon the ECPN’s previous comments and recommendations in respect of the 2012 Tackling Poverty Action Plan and our recent dialogue and engagement with ministers and lead officials.


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30.04.13

The role of education in eradicating child poverty in Wales

This summary paper sets out the policy context of education in Wales and measures taken to tackle poverty.


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31.03.13

Swimming for Children, Young people and Families

This Working Paper examines the additional costs and accessibility of the Free Swimming Scheme and other swimming opportunities for children, young people and families.


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31.05.12

Child Poverty: A Programme Towards Eradication (revised May 2012)

The End Child Poverty Network Cymru coalition released this programme for eradicating child poverty in Wales in May 2012. The programme builds on the manifesto published by the End Child Poverty Network in November 2010.


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31.03.12

Tackling Child Poverty in Wales: A Good Practice Guide for Schools

This guide aims to increase awareness of poverty and what schools can do to promote achievement and welll-being amongst children who are living in poverty.


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30.01.12

Welfare Reform: Key issues of concern for Wales in respect of child poverty

This briefing paper outlines areas of concern regarding the UK Government’s Welfare Reform Programme


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31.05.11

Households Below Average Income

This is a briefing by the End Child Poverty Network on the latest national statistics on Households Below Average Income (HBAI), produced by the UK Government’s Department for Work and Pensions and were released on 12th May 2011.


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