Millions are in deep poverty. Meanwhile, Johnson splurges £100m on advertising

Welcome to the land of warped priority, where the Tories can find money for ruinous policies – but not for hungry families.
Read the full article by Frances Ryan on this link to The Guardian
 

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Category - Poverty

Child poverty

  The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Church of England have published a report looking at the impact the two-child limit, which was introduced in April 2017 which means that low-income families having a third or subsequent child...

Two-child benefit limit pushes families further into poverty

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Children in need

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