Saturday, July 25, 2009

Low-wage economy 'creates child poverty' - UK Politics, UK - The Independent

Although Labour has lifted 600,000 children out of poverty since taking power in 1997, almost all of them had parents who were unemployed. Some 2.9 million children are still classed as poor because their family's income is less than 60 per cent of the median.
Low-wage economy 'creates child poverty' - UK Politics, UK - The Independent

I would expand that sentence, though Labour lifted 600,000 children out of poverty, give it a year or two of Torie rule and it will all  be lost.
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