Scotland has lower poverty rates than England: JRF Excerpt 1

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John Robertson
Scotland has lower poverty rates than England: JRF Excerpt 1

I think some eye-catching points got lost in my large piece of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation report on Poverty in the UK, so I’m re-posting excerpts:   ‘Across the four countries of the UK, Wales has consistently had the highest poverty, only slightly lower than London and similar to the North East. Scotland has generally had the lowest poverty but has seen a rather different pattern to the rest of the UK – poverty rose slightly between 1994/97 and then…

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Scotland has lower poverty rates than England: JRF Excerpt 1