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Charities warn over child poverty in the UK

Two thirds of children classed as poor in the UK actually come from working families, according to a coalition of charities known as The Campaign to End Child Poverty.

The group has published figures which suggest the government is unlikely to meet its own target of ending child poverty across the UK by 2020.

Ben Geoghegan reports.

  • 15 Oct 2014
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