Editorial: Poverty 162 | CPAG

Editorial: Poverty 162

Date: 
01 February 2019
Issue: 
Poverty 162 (Winter 2019)

Keeping child poverty on the agenda.

We start the year with all the headlines and most of the political oxygen being taken up by Brexit, which everyone is agreed is likely to drive up the cost of essentials, piling more misery on top of years of austerity for people managing on a low income. What is also clear is that the preoccupation with Brexit has squeezed many other issues not only out of the news, but off the political agenda, with promised plans and legislation across a variety of departments kicked into the long grass.

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