Child poverty now costs Britain £38bn a year, says new independent report

Despite Conservative claims to have reduced childhood deprivation, the burden on taxpayers has soared over the past eight years
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‘Unconscionable’ universal credit cut breaks human rights law, says UN envoy

Cutting universal credit by £20 a week is an “unconscionable” move that breaches international human rights law and is likely to trigger an explosion of poverty, the United Nations’ poverty envoy has said...

High cost of childcare in UK makes low-income parents resort to food banks

Low-income parents and those on universal credit are resorting to using food banks as a result of the high costs of childcare, according to a landmark UK survey shared with the Guardian. As MPs debated the...

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