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.

Heffer: Underclass of single parents lead to criminality

Simon Heffer in today’s Telegraph (“The underserving poor will be Cameron’s biggest headache”) repeats the myth of: “an underclass of single parents that sociological surveys since Charles Murray have shown lead to poverty, criminality and underachievement by their children.” In fact, … Continued