The UK’s record on child poverty is a disgrace compared to rest of Europe

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The UK’s record on child poverty is a disgrace compared to rest of Europe

IN a recent piece on Newsnight it was highlighted that out of 23 Western European countries the UK had more mortalities of children under five years old per 1000 births than 21 of the others. The worst country was Malta. The presenter stressed that of all the reasons for this pondered over by various experts there was one outstanding one and I quote: “It’s becoming clear that there’s one word that cannot be ignored. That word is deprivation.”

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The UK’s record on child poverty is a disgrace compared to rest of Europe