Child poverty statistics published today

1 July 2014

The official child poverty figures for 2012/13 were published today by the DWP.

Alison Garnham, Chief Executive, Child Poverty Action Group, said:

"Today's child poverty statistics highlight the inconvenient truths for the Government that maintaining the value of social security support helps protect families with children from poverty and that work isn't working for far too many families."

You can read the full CPAG press statement here.