4.5 million UK children are living in poverty

Joe Mellor - 17 September 2018

A shocking new study has discovered that over 14 million people, 4.5 million of them children, and living in poverty.

The investigation also discovered that 12% of the total UK population is in “persistent” poverty, having spent all or most of the last four years below the breadline.

The statistics, by Social Metrics Commission, have been gathered from a new measure to calculate social disadvantage.... See more

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