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Tory ministers ordered to fix Universal credit after embarrassing defeat

Universal credit: Tory ministers ordered to fix new welfare system after embarrassing defeat

MPs vote unanimously to slash the wait for a first payment from six weeks to four – after Government cave-in… 716 more words


Mum tells how she needs foodbanks EVERY DAY to feed her three children

Birmingham in poverty: Mum tells how she needs foodbanks EVERY DAY to feed her three children

The loving mother says her life spiralled into debt when she was forced to flee an abusive relationship. 762 more words


‘Eliminating’ (reducing) child poverty — Your NZ

There has pretty much always been poverty and child poverty throughout recorded human civilisation. It is significantly less of a problem in New Zealand than it was 100 years ago, and even 50 years ago, but is still a significant cause for concern.

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If money alone can’t fix child poverty, then does Labour have what children need? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The NZ Herald editor has an unusual moment of clarity Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made it her personal mission in politics to reduce child poverty.

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Complaint of misrepresentation of Ardern on abortion upheld — Your NZ

A complaint about misleading election advertising that misrepresented Jacinda Ardern’s views and Labour policy on abortion has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). ODT (NZME): ASA rules Ardern Facebook ad misleading A complaint against a sponsored Facebook post making it appear Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would end child poverty by having […]

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Childcentricity The Answer To Humanity's Problems

As even the most casual observer takes a look at our global societies, it can be seen that there remains a terrible shortage of care and protection for the most vulnerable of our species, our children. 1,096 more words

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Child Poverty Bill

The Scottish Parliament has passed the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill setting statutory targets to reduce child poverty by 2020. The Bill will also place a duty on government ministers, local authorities and health boards to report on action to reduce child poverty and A Poverty and Inequality Commission will be established.

Scottish Health & Social Care