Child Poverty

Unions have a key role to play in helping the long-term unemployed back into work, new TUC guidance says today (Friday).
29 August 2008
The Wales TUC will call on the UK Government to take the last chance to keep its promise to halve child poverty across the UK by 2010 at a meeting which brings together key campaigners at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay, Thursday 28 August 2008.
26 August 2008
The TUC publishes a briefing today (Wednesday) revealing that inequality is just as damaging to children as poverty, and harms their health, education and well-being.
20 August 2008
The TUC publishes a briefing today (Friday) which reveals that tackling women's low pay is key to ending child poverty in the UK.
20 June 2008
Responding to the most recent Government figures on child poverty released today (Tuesday) TUC Regional Secretary Roger McKenzie said: “The increase in the number of children living in poverty is disappointing.
10 June 2008
Responding to the most recent Government figures on child poverty released today (Tuesday) Wales TUC Head of Policy and Campaigns, Derek Walker said: “The increase in the number of children living in poverty is disappointing.”
10 June 2008
The TUC is today (Friday) calling on the Government to invest an extra £4 billion in the Child Tax Credit to help end child poverty.
15 February 2008
The Wales TUC is highlighting its campaign to end child poverty as part of the End Child Poverty Month of Action following fears that current Government spending commitments will fail to meet the target to halve child poverty by 2010.
05 November 2007
The TUC is today (Wednesday) warning that Government plans to get more lone parents into work could push more families into poverty.
31 October 2007
Child poverty in the east midlands alone is costing £2.8 billion a year through increased crime, public spending and lost economic productivity, a TUC conference will be told today (Wednesday 17 October). Without urgent action the Government will miss its pledge to halve the 3.8 million children currently living in poverty by 2010.
18 October 2007

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