Government's plans to redefine child poverty criticised

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Central Government and also in Communities, Finance, Health

The Goverment's plans to redefine child poverty have been citicised by a charity that believes ministers should be concentrating on fighting it. Speaking ahead of a new consultation on how best to measure child poverty, the CEO of Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), Alison Garnham, said that the Government should be rethinking its decisions rather than working on redefinitions. The Government says that it remains "committed to ending child poverty" and that recent stats showed that it had "moved 30...

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