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‘Truly dreadful’ poverty rise must prompt Government action

Responding to official statistics showing 200,000 more children are now living in poverty, Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, said: ‘These figures are truly dreadful. The Government was repeatedly warned of the likely consequences of reducing support for the poorest people in the country and now we can see the results. Austerity has […]

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Children’s well-being must be priority in new Government and Brexit talks

The Prime Minister today spoke of the need for certainty going forward – and certainty is crucial for families and children whose lives have been harmed by successive cuts in welfare support. Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, said: Now the Prime Minister has announced her intention to seek to form a new […]

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