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Outrage as 230,000 Scots children revealed to be living in poverty

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 04/12/2018 | Views: 28

Heartbreaking figures reveal nearly a quarter of Scottish kids on the breadline live in a working family where the parents simply cannot make ends meet. Report in The Daily Record.  



Almost a quarter of a million Scottish children are living in poverty, according to a new report published today.

And the overwhelming majority of kids on the breadline live in a working family where the parents simply cannot make ends meet.
 
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) said Britain is leaving the European Union with a million Scots in poverty.

And 230,000 of them are children, with 150,000 in a family where at least one parent works.
 
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