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Children in Derry experience some of the highest rates of child poverty in UK

May 27, 2021

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleSecond man arrested after taxi hijackNext articleFather of girl with brittle bone disease says family may be forced to move to UK News Highland Facebook By News Highland – January 10, 2012 WhatsApp Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Children in the North experience some of the highest rates of child poverty in Britain according to a new study.46 per cent of children West Belfast live in poverty – putting it 4th in a league table of the worst areas in Britain.Derry has also performed badly – with 36 per cent of children in its local authority area defined as poor.The study shows that one in five children in the UK lives in poverty.Alison Garnham is chief executive of the Child Poverty action Group – she explains why the North fared so badly:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/09garn1.mp3[/podcast] 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter Google+ Twittercenter_img WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Pinterest Children in Derry experience some of the highest rates of child poverty in UK News Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img

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