Living in poverty 'increases risk of childhood trauma'

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The extent of rising child poverty rates in England has been laid bare in a new report warning that children living in the country’s poorest areas are more likely to suffer from abuse and poor mental health.

Spending on children's and young people's services fell five times faster in deprived areas. Picture: Adobe Stock
Spending on children's and young people's services fell five times faster in deprived areas. Picture: Adobe Stock

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