3.5 mln UK children will live in ‘absolute poverty’ by 2020 – children’s watchdog
Edited time: June 27, 2014 07:54
At least 3.5 million British children will be living in absolute poverty by 2020, five times more than the UK government expects, says a child poverty watchdog, adding that the UK authorities “lack any credible plan to get back on track.”
The response to UK draft Consultation on the Child Poverty Strategy 2014-17, was published Monday by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission.
“The government’s draft child poverty strategy is a missed opportunity,” said…
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