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Child poverty measure to be redefined

The way child poverty is measured in the UK is to be redefined by the government as part of a new approach to addressing the problem.

The way child poverty is measured in the UK is to be redefined by the government as part of a new approach to addressing the problem.

Ministers want to replace the current measure, which is based on family income, with broader criteria that includes parents' employment.

Mark Easton reports.

  • 14 Jun
  • From the section UK