Child poverty increases across North East

Child poverty rose across the north-east of England in the first year of the pandemic, despite it falling in many other areas, figures have shown.

Research carried out for the End Child Poverty Coalition by Loughborough University found that around the UK it was at the lowest level in seven years.

However, across the North East it went up by 12 percentage points to 38%.

It also rose by six percentage points in Yorkshire and the Humber, and by five in Wales.

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