Duncan Smith is accused of masking true poverty levels
Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 00:15
CHILDREN's charities have accused the Government of moving the
goalposts to mask the fact that its welfare cuts are throwing
thousands more children into poverty.
Agencies have criticised a speech by the Work and Pensions
Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, in which he said that it was a waste
of money to give benefits to parents who were suffering from a drug
or alcohol addiction.
He called for a new "multi-dimensional" measure to calculate
levels of child poverty, moving away ...
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