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  • Poverty in your area

    Use our interactive map to find the level of child poverty in local authorities across the UK, by zooming in on different areas. The darker the shading, the higher the child poverty levels in that area.

End Child Poverty has welcomed this evening’s vote in the House of Lords to retain income as a measure of child poverty. 3.7 million children are living in poverty in the UK, and two thirds of those have at least one parent in work, so it is crucial that the government sees poverty as more than simply an issue of worklessness. End Child Poverty calls on the Government to recognise the impact and importance of in-work poverty and retain the Lords amendment when the Welfare Reform and Work Bill goes back for debate in the Commons. Sam Royston, Chair of the End Child Poverty Coalition and Policy Director at The Children’s Society, said: “By seeking to abandon commitments to report on and tackle the number of children living in families on low incomes the Government seemed to think it could make child poverty magically disappear. Scrapping the Child Poverty Act and replacing ...

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