29 June 2014 – new UK reports on child poverty and food poverty

New reports on child poverty and food poverty in the UK – the first from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission – and the second from Oxfam – that reports a 54% increase in the number of food parcels distributed last year – paint a bleak picture.

Andrew Naughtie comments:

‘With food prices rising faster than incomes, the situation will continue to deteriorate unless urgent action is taken to address inequality’

You can access the reports and read more here:

http://theconversationuk.cmail1.com/t/ViewEmail/r/B354DA207F4C3FA32540EF23F30FEDED/B17A1D02AFCB435FD57E886DBB2F7C8E

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