Poverty targets ignore most at risk

Watson, Ross
October 2009
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;10/29/2009, p4
The article reports on the move from charities to recommend the government to make targets to cut-off child poverty into further crisis. It notes that there are many concerns raised in the House of Commons with regards to Child Poverty Bill that was looked critically by the public bill committee. The said bill specifies targets of only 10% of children will be living in low income poverty in 2010. Also, it identifies risks and consider the measures needed to ensure they are lifted to poverty.


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