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Child poverty in UK 'likely to get worse'

A new report warns that progress in tackling child poverty in the UK has stalled, and the problem is likely to get worse.

A report by the International Development organisation, the OECD, found that the UK spends significantly more on children than most developed nations, but it says spending cuts and the high cost of childcare threaten gains made over recent years.

Mark Easton reports.

  • 28 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK
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