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Biggest council spending cuts in North East in areas with highest child poverty

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DatePublished - 9 May 2014
PublisherNorth East Child Poverty Commission
TypeBlog post
Original languageEnglish


It is already clear that the Coalition Government's austerity measures have been loaded on lower income families with children. Analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies in Figure 1 provides a summary of the distributional consequences of accumulated changes to taxes and benefits (but not services). The cuts have borne most heavily on children and on poor children...

    Research areas

  • child poverty, austerity

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