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How Duncan Smith misled MPs on child poverty

How Duncan Smith misled MPs on child poverty | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
The Work and Pensions Secretary claimed that "child poverty rose" under Labour; it fell by 800,000.

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Ho jun rong's curator insight, January 26, 2014 7:58 AM

This is my insight using CEC thinking routines. I had always expected government officials to deal with the problem of poverty. But in this article, it stated that what the government did was to only redefine the meaning of poverty so as to reduce the number of people in poverty. I think that there will definitely be a backlash but i commend the efforts of the government.

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Duncan Smith accused of 'living on a different planet' after hailing success of bedroom tax

Duncan Smith accused of 'living on a different planet' after hailing success of bedroom tax | Trade unions and social activism | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith has been accused of "living on a different planet" after hailing the controversial bedroom tax "a success" in a House of Commons debate.
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