Sam Royston

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The Future of Family Incomes

(2) Comments | Posted 23 February 2016 | (10:06)

A lot has been said over the last year about what's going to happen to family incomes. But surprisingly little has actually addressed what individual family incomes will look like in the future.

The problem is that most reports have focussed on individual changes, rather than looking...

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Child Poverty Figures Reveal a Divided Nation

(3) Comments | Posted 21 February 2013 | (09:06)

Shocking figures published this week show that in some parts of the UK, nearly half children live in poverty. Nowhere is free from child poverty, and even in the most affluent areas, families are struggling to get by from day to day.

The Campaign to End Child Poverty - of...

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What Does the Budget Do for the Most Vulnerable Children?

(0) Comments | Posted 22 March 2012 | (12:24)

The Chancellor had the opportunity to deliver a budget which put vital money back into the pockets of the UK's poorest families. Instead of producing a roadmap to meet its commitment to end child poverty by 2020, the government did little to support the most disadvantaged children.

A Budget...

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Interim reviewer of Child Poverty says eradicating Child Poverty by 2020 a "fantasy"?

(0) Comments | Posted 16 December 2011 | (10:23)

In government Labour set the nation a bold challenge to eradicate child poverty by 2020. As leader of the opposition David Cameron pledged his full support saying he wanted to make poverty history and there was cross party agreement when it was enshrined in law in the Child Poverty Act....

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