Almost half of children living in poverty in some parts of the UK

Benefit tales

Campaigners are calling on the UK Government to end a four-year freeze to working-age benefits and reverse cuts to Universal Credit

………. Child poverty is the highest in parts of London, Manchester and Birmingham. The local authorities with the highest proportion of children in poverty are Tower Hamlets (43.5%), Manchester (40%), Westminster (37.7%), Islington (37.7%), Newham (37.5%) and Birmingham (37%).

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