Children in poverty

The Department for Work & Pensions has published reports on the number of children living in low income families from 2014 to 2020 and the number and percentage of children in low income households from 1995 to 2020 in England. The figures show...

Book review: Poverty (second edition) Ruth Lister

The last year has firmly put poverty back on the political agenda. As the pandemic and lockdown swept across the UK it was abundantly clear, that whilst we might all be in the same sea, we had very different boats. Which is why the second edition of...

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Children in social care

The Department for Education (DfE) has published figures on outcomes for children in need including children looked after by local authorities in England. The findings, which cover the year ending 31 March 2020, include: 48.3% of children in need...