Sunday, December 2, 2007

Children living in poverty 'up by 200,000'

By Sarah Womack, Social Affairs Correspondent Last Updated: 3:46am GMT 03/12/2007

The number of children living in poverty rose by 200,000 in 12 months, according to a damning report which highlights the Government's failure to tackle the problem.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation said Gordon Brown's approach to poverty needed a "radical rethink" and was "now largely exhausted".

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