Children plunged into 'severe poverty' by asylum benefit system

Neil Puffett
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thousands of children are being forced into severe poverty because of alarmingly low levels of support for them and their families, a parliamentary inquiry has found.

The inquiry found that some families struggle to put food on the table. Image: Christopher Jones
The inquiry found that some families struggle to put food on the table. Image: Christopher Jones

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