Editorial: It’s time to step outside the confines of current political debate

Issue 149 (Autumn 2014)

As Poverty goes to press, we have just completed a party conference season that, in its headline policy announcements, has made depressing viewing from a child poverty perspective. With the austerity narrative unchallenged, we have been left to watch competing attempts at proving ‘grown up’ economic credentials by taking money out of the pockets of families with children.

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