Child poverty reaches record level, as charities call for ‘credible’ prevention plan

Kathy Oxtoby
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The number of children in poverty has risen to 4.3 million, new Government figures show, and the full picture is likely to be worse due to the Covid-19 pandemic, charities warn.

Families with children have been among the hardest hit during the pandemic.
Families with children have been among the hardest hit during the pandemic.

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