The QT

Saturday 15 June 2024

Outrage over damning child poverty stats

Report reveals that one in four children in most of the North East is growing up in poverty — a figure that is even higher in 10 of our constituency areas
  • Tackling the issue has to be top priority for next government say campaigners
  • Health equity chief says figures are high because of policy decisions
  • Figures are highest in areas impacted the most by ‘two-child-cap’


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