Working mum: 'It's about survival now'
17 October 2013 Last updated at 10:51 BST
Having a job is no longer enough to help families escape poverty, the government's social mobility tsar has warned.
In his report, one-time Labour minister Alan Milburn said stagnating incomes meant middle-class children faced being worse off than their parents for the first time in more than 100 years.
Judith Healy, a single mother from Northamptonshire, said she was struggling to support her daughter, even though she works and receives some state benefits.