A quarter of children in key worker households in the West Midlands live in poverty - TUC
New research published today (Wednesday) by the TUC (produced by Landman Economics) finds that 112,000 children of key workers in the West Midlands are living in poverty.
The research, which used the government definition for key workers, found that over a million children of key workers across the UK (one in five) are living in poverty.
The West Midlands has one of the highest rate of child poverty in key workers households (25%), along with the North East (29%), London (27%), and Yorkshire and the Humber (25%).
15 Jul 2021