Editorial: Poverty 163

17 June 2019
Issue 163 (Summer 2019)

Spring saw the release of new poverty figures for the UK. This year they did not show a rise on the main headline measure we use (relative child poverty after housing costs), but did show alarming jumps in so-called ‘absolute’ child poverty (which compares incomes with where families were in 2010/11), in poverty among children with two or more siblings, and in the number of children in severe poverty.

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