Campaign reveals one in five children living in poverty


A group of charities has compiled research suggesting one in five children in the UK is living in poverty.

The group, which is made up of 150 charities, claims that conditions will only worsen as councils cut back on benefits.

Tulip Mazumdar reports.

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