29 Oct

Why ethnicity matters to local authority action on poverty

Poverty is a growing problem. Already around 1 in 6 people in the UK live in poverty and it’s getting worse: In 6 years’ time, the Institute for Fiscal Studies predicts that 1 in 4 adults will live in poverty, and 1 in 3 children. With resources to tackle poverty getting ever more scarce its essential that the resources that are available are used in as smart a way as possible. That means that they need to be based on accurate information and be as joined up as possible.

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