Government rejects child poverty commission targets

Derren Hayes
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Government efforts to tackle child poverty have been branded a "fairytale" after it rejected calls to introduce a range of new targets aimed at improving social mobility.

It is estimated that by 2020 4.7 million children will live in poverty in the UK. Image: Christopher Jones
It is estimated that by 2020 4.7 million children will live in poverty in the UK. Image: Christopher Jones

Register now to continue reading

Thank you for visiting Children & Young People Now and making use of our archive of more than 60,000 expert features, topics hubs, case studies and policy updates. Why not register today and enjoy the following great benefits:

  • Free access to 4 subscriber-only articles per month
  • Unlimited access to news and opinion
  • Email newsletter providing advice and guidance across the sector
Register Now

CYP Now Digital membership

  • Latest digital issues
  • Latest online articles
  • Archive of more than 60,000 articles
  • Unlimited access to our online Topic Hubs
  • Archive of digital editions
  • Themed supplements

From £15 / month

Subscribe

CYP Now Magazine

  • Latest print issues
  • Themed supplements

From £12 / month

Subscribe