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Dan Jarvis calls for more poverty action

MUCH more needs to be done to help the one in five Barnsley children living in poverty, according to MP Dan Jarvis who is taking his fight to tackle the matter to Parliament. 102 more words

Barnsley

Stagnant wages and the scourge of child poverty show Britain’s economic model is bust

Lilian Greenwood’s report from Labour for the Common Good

British wages have been stagnant for over a decade. The share of wealth owned by labour, as opposed to capital, is in long-term decline. 727 more words

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Millions of children hard at work in India

 Across the globe more than 150 million children between age five and 14 are involved in child labour, while India is home to the highest number of working children in the world. 84 more words

Child Labour

Reducing child poverty cannot afford to wait

By Dan Jarvis / Save the Children

 

Labour MP Dan Jarvis explains why his Bill which seeks to reduce child poverty and to introduce steps to measure how well the Government are performing in achieving their targets, cannot afford to wait to be passed.  639 more words

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Canada Child Benefit not enough to change major decisions: economists

The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) will help cash-strapped families, especially lower-income ones. But the amounts of money involved aren’t enough to affect major decisions around jobs and childbearing, economists say. 453 more words

Canada

Book Review: Fire in the Ashes

This review is adapted from an original piece published in the Centre’s journal Ethnicity and Race in a Changing World.

Book review: Fire in the Ashes: Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America by Jonathan Kozol (Crown Publishers: New York 2012) 775 more words

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