The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has just published a major new report which explores the progress made in ending child poverty by 2020, a pledge which all the major political parties have backed. The overall conclusion of the report is that major progress has been made towards reducing child poverty, but that changes in UK welfare policy risk reversing this trend.
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