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Thursday, 13 October 2011

Rise in child poverty forecast


Falling incomes will mean the biggest drop for middle-income families since the 1970s, says a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
The IFS forecasts two years "dominated by a large decline" in incomes, pushing 600,000 more children into poverty,
By 2013 there will be 3.1 million children in poverty in the UK, according to the IFS projections.

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