Resources

 Child Support 

This backgrounder highlights that both The Child Support Act 1991 and the Liable Parent Contribution Scheme that preceded it have emphasised that where a solo-parent is on a benefit, their former partner ought to provide recompense to the tax-payer. The interests of the child or children have not seen as  the central concern.

Here are CPAG's interim comments on the IRD 2010 discussion paper: Supporting Children

The Social Assistance (Future Focus Bill)

The Electricity Reform Bill This backgrounder explores the concerns CPAG has with the proposed reforms.

Child Poverty and Wellbeing.  The International Context