POLITICS
17/01/2013 10:55 GMT | Updated 31/01/2013 05:50 GMT

Benefits And Child Credits Squeeze Pushes 200,000 Children Into Poverty

The squeeze on tax credits and benefits will push a further 200,000 children into poverty, the government has admitted for the first time. It suggests a total of a million extra children will be in poverty as a result of government welfare measures.