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Read the latest news and views on Gingerbread’s work and the issues affecting single parent families today.

New report: The Single Parent Debt Trap

Posted 8 February 2021

Gingerbread, the charity for single parent families, and StepChange, the UK’s leading debt charity, are today publishing a new report which shows the UK’s 2 million single parents are more likely than any other sector...

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Gingerbread response to the Spring Budget 2017

Posted 8 March 2017

Gingerbread’s Chief Executive, Rosie Ferguson, responds to a Spring Budget that does little to help single parent families In response to today’s budget statement Rosie Ferguson, Chief Executive of Gingerbread said: “Increases in taxation for the self-employed...

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Autumn Statement giveaways fail to make up for losses

Posted 23 November 2016

Gingerbread believes that the Autumn Statement does not adequately address the problems that single parents face Responding to the Autumn Statement, Gingerbread Director of Policy Dalia Ben-Galim said: “Today the Chancellor missed a crucial opportunity to make...

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