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North-west England worst affected by poverty

The ten poorest parishes in England are all in the North, and nine of them are in the North West, according to a church charity.

An online list created by The Church Urban Fund found areas in Greater Manchester, Liverpool and Lancashire were the worst affected by poverty.

The study also found most of the richest parishes were in the South and East of England.

Judith Moritz reports.

  • 21 May 2012
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