First of all, thank you for helping us with this short survey. Your participation will help us in our work with policy makers, including Welsh Government Ministers.

For the past 4 years, Children in Wales has conducted a survey and published a report of our findings : ‘Child and Family Poverty in Wales: A snapshot of key issues raised by families’.   We are repeating the survey for 2019 to give us an up to date picture of poverty in Wales and to identify trends over the four year period.  Figures published by End Child Poverty UK in January 2019 show that 29% of all children in Wales are living in poverty, with this figure being much higher in some areas.   Children are said to be living in poverty if they live in families with an income below 60% of the median income.  Common poverty related problems were intensified for lone parent families, families with a disabled child or parent, large families and families living in rural communities.

Completing the Survey

We are keen to hear from you, to help us understand the main poverty related issues currently facing children and families in Wales today.   We have list 16 different poverty related topics, which have been highlighted in previous surveys and we would like you to identify the top 5 that you believe have the biggest impact on children and families and then explain why you have chosen those issues.

We are especially keen to get responses that demonstrate how poverty affects children and families in Wales today.  If you have, and are able to share any case examples from practice, to support your answers, we would also be very keen to receive these.  Please anonymise any examples you share.

How much has changed in the past year?

We are interested to know whether you believe the situation has got better or worse over the past year, or whether nothing has changed.  We would like to hear about both positive and negative changes, or where there has been little or no change.

The survey is open until Friday 1st November.  A report on the results of the survey will be published in early 2020.

Question Title

* 1. Address

Question Title

* 2. Please rank what you think are the most important poverty related issues facing children and families in Wales?.The issues are listed in alphabetical order and not in any order of priority. (1 being most important)

Question Title

* 3. Can you say something about why you have chosen your top 5 issues, please and give any examples of their impact?

Question Title

* 4. Has the situation changed over the last year in relation to your top 5 issues (worse/no change/a bit better)?

Question Title

* 5. Are there any other poverty related issues that you would wish to say something about?

Question Title

* 6. What do you think could be done to reduce child and family poverty in your local area?

Question Title

* 7. The Welsh Government has a duty to tackle child poverty in Wales. What 3 key actions do you think they should be taking to tackle child and family poverty across Wales?

Question Title

* 8. Do you know of any good practice in your local area that helps to tackle child and family poverty?

Thank you for completing this survey

Question Title

* 9. Children in Wales deliver regional workshops and training for practitioners on Child Poverty.  If you would like to be contacted with a view to hosting an event, or attending as a delegate, please tick the box below.

0 of 9 answered
 

T