Fears for the impact of the Coronavirus on children as latest Govt figures show child poverty has risen again

The End Chid Poverty campaign has raised fears over the impact of the Coronavirus on children as the latest Government figures show child poverty has risen again.

Government figures released today show that even before the devastating impact of Coronavirus child poverty across the UK has risen again.

In 2018/19, 4.2 million children were living in relative poverty, after housing costs have been taken into account – a rise from 3.6 million in 2010/11 – and they remain the most likely part of the population to be living in a low-income household.

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