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SPAN’s response to call for evidence for the Independent review of Jobseeker’s Allowance sanctions 10 January 2014 Download PDF
Report about the experience of single parents on the Work Programme We think that there needs to a clearer and fairer sanctions regime, more specialist lone parent advisers, funds for training and childcare. June 2013 Download .PDF
Submission to the Department of Work and Pensions – improving the way sanction statistics are kept on job seeking single parents, January 2013 Download .PDF
Parliamentary Briefing on The Children & Families Bill, 2013 Download.PDF
Evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee for their Inquiry about different users groups on the Work Programme, particularly looking at the experience of single parents and their children. 2013 Download .PDF
‘Modern Workplaces’ Response to the consultation: August 2011 Download .PDF
‘Tackling Child Poverty and Improving Life Chances: Consulting on a New Approach’ Response to the consultation: February 2011 Download .DOC
‘Skills Conditionality Consultation’ SPAN’s response: February 2011 Download .PDF
Listening to Women’s Voices- what really matters. The report of a project funded by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission can be accessed HERE
‘Welfare Reform. 21st Century Welfare’ SPAN’s response: November 2010 Download .PDF
SPAN’s Annual Report 2010-2011 Download .PDF
Read SPAN’s response to the Equality Duty – Specific duties proposal Public Sector Duties Nov 2010 Download .DOC
‘The Osborne Spending Review’ SPAN’s response: October 2010 Download .PDF
Read SPAN’s response to Government proposals for the Work Programme Sept 2010 Download .DOC
Read SPAN’s reaction to George Osborne Emergency budget. SPAN’s Response to the Budget 2010
Lone mothers of mixed racial and ethnic children SPAN together with Chamion Caballero of London Southbank University have recently collaborated to produce this report. The full report can be downloaded HERE.
SPAN’s briefings on Welfare Reform Bill in 2009
External Evaluation of Capacity Builders funded project ‘Empowering Family Self-help Groups‘. HERE
Flexible, part-time work: SPAN’s Parliamentary and Policy Officer has recently written an article. Wanted: Organisation prepared to advertise openly for flexible workers.
Single parent families in the 21st century: paper for a conference in Switzerland. The State and Single Parent Families.
SPAN’s 2009 – 2010 Annual Report can be downloaded HERE
SPAN’s 2008 – 2009 Annual report can be downloaded HERE
SPAN’s response to the Government proposals for welfare reform in 2008Response to the Green Paper “No-one written off” (Jul 08 Cm 7363) Oct 2008
Proofed for Parents by Parents: The Toolkit draws on the findings of SPAN’s One Parent Proofing research project and presents a practical resource for initiatives Download a pdf copy
Proofed for Parents by Parents: Findings. Report on the findings of SPAN’s Participatory One Parent Proofing (POPP) Project. The realities of being a single parent, the challenges involved in moving forward into sustainable employment and the related policy suggestions Download a pdf copy
Family Diversity – A Guide for Teachers – a useful tool to help address the complex realities of the changing family situations affecting their pupils. Contact SPAN to arrange getting a copy.
‘Integrating Children’s Perspectives in Policy-making to Combat the Poverty and Social Exclusion Experienced by Single Parent Families: a Transnational Comparative Approach’ Report on the project 2007
The Equality Bill : All public bodies have had a duty to promote gender equality. For single parents who face particular disadvantage this can be a valuable tool in pushing public bodies to address their needs. SPAN’s response to the consultation : Letter & Pro Forma
How to run a self help group. Takes you step by step from the initial idea to thinking about diversity, childcare, publicity and funding to monitoring and evaluation of your project. £15 October 2006
Positive Images Negative Stereotypes. Representations of One Parent Families in the 1990s
£5 1998 reprinted 2003
Single Parent Inclusion Network
Final Report of the European Network of One Parent Families Packed with information on one parent family networks across 11 different nations and workshop reports, presentations and statistics on one parent families in Europe. Published in English and French.
£2 postage May 2002