Our new analysis about free school meals shows how many families struggle to meet the extra costs of food in school holidays, and why. We also present strategies the government could adopt to ensure that no family is in financial crisis as a result of the school holidays, including extending free school meals to all children from households in receipt of Universal Credit.
Significant benefits changes are on their way. We look at 5 key policy changes coming up and outline how, using data analysis, councils can proactively tackle vulnerability now.
Policy in Practice was invited to give evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee in December about the potential impact of the two-child benefit limit, ahead of the policy’s scope…Read More