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Two Thirds Of Children In Poverty 'From Working Families'

Two Thirds Of Children In Poverty 'From Working Families' | Make A Difference | Scoop.it
A dramatic rise in children living in poverty-stricken working families has alarmed campaigners, with the government urged to take actions by charities.

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This is just amazing, the parents must be horridly selfish

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mitch ferris's comment, June 20, 2013 10:10 PM
I agree!!!!!!
James C's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:27 PM

Wow...this is just horrible....

Eliza Gwillim's comment, July 21, 2013 8:56 PM
Yes but then the parents might not earn enough to sustain their families!
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3.8m UK children in absolute poverty

3.8m UK children in absolute poverty | Make A Difference | Scoop.it
About 3.8million children in Britain are living in absolute poverty, with 300,000 more falling into extreme hardship over the last year, figures reveal.

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I had no idea at all

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Jacquie Rintoul's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:15 PM

I didn't think that the U.K. was like this...

Sarah Alakkad's comment, June 21, 2013 6:07 AM
In the U.K.? wow
Eczema in Children's comment, June 21, 2013 1:41 PM
Oh yes, there are some very poor areas - its too sad.