Entries by Matthew Reed from 12/2012

The Autumn Statement: The Squeeze for Families Is Here to Stay

| Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Politics

There are 3.6million children living in poverty in the UK. Despite popular perceptions, most of them (58%) live in families where at least one parent works. Poverty is a very real issue for many low-income working families in the UK. One of the main difficulties families face right now is the cost of childcare. The only mention of childcare in the chancellor's statement was about preventing fraud.