New study finds 4.5 million UK children living in poverty

New measure by Social Metrics Commission aims to focus political attention on the issue What is the new UK poverty measure – and why is it needed? More than 14 million people, including 4.5 million children, are living below the breadline, with more than half trapped in poverty for years, according to a new measure aimed at providing the most sophisticated analysis yet of material disadvantage in the UK.

Source: New study finds 4.5 million UK children living in poverty

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