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UN begins investigation into UK's extreme poverty

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 06/11/2018 | Views: 375

The United Nations has launched an investigation into extreme levels of poverty in one of the richest countries in the world: the United Kingdom. CNN report.

Philip Alston, the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, starts a two-week fact-finding mission Monday, visiting some of the country's poorest towns and cities to examine the effects of austerity measures on rising levels of hardship.
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