Help families facing Covid-19 crisis: social policy academics and the BPI say raise Child Benefit to £50
Press release issued: 2 April 2020
With millions of families facing a catastrophic loss of income due to the coronavirus, 85 leading social policy academics from universities across the UK, have signed a letter calling on the Chancellor to raise Child Benefit to £50 per child per week. They say it is a simple, efficient and cost-effective way to provide urgently needed help.
Read the letter here: Letter to the Chancellor (PDF, 110kB)