Poor families with young children 'hit hardest' by government reforms

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Government changes to tax and benefits have hit families with young children and poorer households the hardest, a major study has found.

The poorest five per cent of the population lost nearly three per cent of their income from government changes to tax and benefits. Picture: Guzelian (posed by models)
The poorest five per cent of the population lost nearly three per cent of their income from government changes to tax and benefits. Picture: Guzelian (posed by models)

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