30/10/2013 Gingerbread publishes new report on universal credit
Gingerbread has published a major academic report that looks at the
impact on single parent families of the government’s flagship welfare
programme, universal credit. We are concerned that, far from achieving
the reform’s stated goal of “making work pay”, many single parents could
actually lose out in cash terms under the new system. .
Read more about our report here.
30/09/2013 Model Jade Parfitt calls on the government to Make it work for single parents
model and TV presenter Jade Parfitt has given her support to
Gingerbread’s campaign to Make it work for single parents and has called
on the government to help single parents who are looking to get back
Read Jade's message of support to single parents here.
18/09/2013 JK Rowling writes for Gingerbread
In an exclusive article for Gingerbread, our President JK Rowling writes on stigma,
welfare cuts, and her experience of being a single parent.
Read JK Rowling's article here