Child poverty: Shocking new figures out today

Warnings of generation lost to poverty

Save the Children in Wales has described as a “scandal” new figures showing that Children in Wales are more likely to live in severe poverty than other parts of the UK.

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Child poverty figures are bad news

Yesterday’s report on severe child poverty confirms DWP’s official poverty figures. Between 2004-05 and 2007-08 the number of children living in poverty increased.