How can we end child poverty in the UK?

Child poverty is not inevitable: in the past, child poverty levels have been significantly lower in the UK, and they are lower today in many other comparable countries.

So what needs to be done to end child poverty?

First, there needs to be greater political will to tackle the problem. If you are interested in helping us generate political will, go to our campaigns pages now.

Second, this will must be translated into action. If you are interested in which actions we believe are critical to end child poverty, go to our policy pages now.

And third, child poverty requires cultural change. If you are interested in finding out about poverty in the UK, go to our information pages now.

Our Programme for Government 2015-2020 suggest six steps the government could take to begin to tackle child poverty.