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Graham Whitham's Articles

Myths about child poverty measurement

23 Nov 2012, by in Society & Welfare

The Government launched their consultation on child poverty measurement last week. The consultation proposes a new ‘multi-dimensional’ composite measure of child poverty that captures the broad nature of poverty and reflects the ‘lived experience’. The view that we need a full and broad understanding of child poverty is to be welcomed. We know from our…


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Childcare and Universal Credit

27 Sep 2011, by in Society & Welfare

The Government wants to make work pay and ensure work is a route out of poverty for families but many low income families are trapped; they can’t afford to work but they can’t afford not to work. According to research by Save the Children and Daycare Trust, the recent cut in the amount of support…


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