Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

Here’s what you need to know about children living below the breadline across the country

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

Struggling to afford the hefty back to school costs? Find out whether you are eligible for a school uniforms grant and where to buy cheap alternatives.

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty
In-work poverty

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty

In the north-east of England this rises to two in five children growing up in poverty.

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?
Summer survival guide

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?

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All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones
Child poverty

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty
Cost of living crisis

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty

School life leaves children in poverty feeling ‘embarrassed and excluded’
child poverty

School life leaves children in poverty feeling ‘embarrassed and excluded’

‘Temporary’ accommodation shows the government is failing homeless children
Alex Firth

‘Temporary’ accommodation shows the government is failing homeless children

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage
Marriage bill

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas
Charity

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas

Food banks are giving out almost 2,000 emergency parcels to children every day
Food banks

Food banks are giving out almost 2,000 emergency parcels to children every day

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Which children’s charities are fighting poverty in the UK?
Social Justice

Which children’s charities are fighting poverty in the UK?

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?
News

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?

Work or child care? The summer holiday struggle facing parents
Social Justice

Work or child care? The summer holiday struggle facing parents

Fixing free school meals won’t end child poverty, but it’s a start
Opinion

Fixing free school meals won’t end child poverty, but it’s a start

Put free school breakfasts in the Budget, urges charity
Social Justice

Put free school breakfasts in the Budget, urges charity

Children’s Commissioner accuses Government of ‘bias’ against young
Social Justice

Children’s Commissioner accuses Government of ‘bias’ against young

Pandemic poverty puts children at risk of gang exploitation
Social Justice

Pandemic poverty puts children at risk of gang exploitation

We can’t risk digital poverty locking children out of education
Opinion

We can’t risk digital poverty locking children out of education

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This 8-year-old boy organised a Christmas toy appeal for children in need
Social Justice

This 8-year-old boy organised a Christmas toy appeal for children in need

Covid-19’s economic storm ‘blowing Scottish child poverty targets off course’
Social Justice

Covid-19’s economic storm ‘blowing Scottish child poverty targets off course’

Boris Johnson ‘incorrect’ on child poverty statistics says watchdog
Social Justice

Boris Johnson ‘incorrect’ on child poverty statistics says watchdog

New C4 doc: meet the children living in poverty that the PM cannot deny
TV

New C4 doc: meet the children living in poverty that the PM cannot deny

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