Child poverty level passes four million mark

Gabriella Jozwiak
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Four million children are now living in poverty according to official government statistics, prompting a call from charities for government to urgently rethink its policies.

Around 2.4 million children live in families with problem debt in England and Wales, according to The Children's Society. Picture: Shutterstock
Around 2.4 million children live in families with problem debt in England and Wales, according to The Children's Society. Picture: Shutterstock

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