'Nearly half' of UK children in poverty by 2021, UN expert warns

Joanne Parkes
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Nearly one in two of the UK's children will be living in poverty by 2021 if the government remains in denial about the impact of cuts, predicts a United Nations report published today.

Child poverty is predicted to rise 7 per cent over six years. Image: Jim Varney
Child poverty is predicted to rise 7 per cent over six years. Image: Jim Varney

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