UK child poverty falls by a thirdBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7285.510/a (Published 03 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:510
- Zosia Kmietowicz
The number of children affected by poverty in the United Kingdom has fallen by a third in the past two years, a new report by the Child Poverty Action Group has stated.
Three million children in the United Kingdom continue to live in poverty, however, with a further 2.4 million affected by “multiple deprivation.” This means that despite sacrifices by their parents these children go without two or more necessities, such as …
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