Policy and campaigns

Policy and campaigns

CPAG is the leading charity campaigning to end child poverty in the UK and for a better deal for low-income families and children.

We believe that every child matters and that the childhoods and life chances of children should not be blighted by poverty.


We aim to provide intelligent policy leadership across the range of issues affecting children and families today. Our key policy areas include:

See also our policy briefings and consultation responses.


Building on a strong evidence base of the causes, impacts and solutions to child poverty, we work with academics, politicians, civil servants, the media, the public and CPAG campaigners to help secure the changes that will help end child poverty. Find out more.