Alison Garnham is chief executive of the Child Poverty Action Group
The National Audit Office says the government has failed to measure whether sanctioning benefit claimants represents value for money.
Ten years ago today, David Cameron promised a different type of Conservatism. He hasn't delivered.
At a stroke, the Government is about to abolish the concept, if not the reality, of child and working poverty. But a crisis is looming.
You can't define away poverty - and David Cameron himself has admitted that.
The road to ending poverty is long – longer today, alas, than five years ago.
This was a "see no poverty, hear no poverty" budget from a government in denial.
Alan Milburn's call to reset the 2020 target to end child poverty is both necessary and regrettable.
The child poverty statistics are out today and show the figures are flatlining, but this isn't good enough.