The UK is far more reliant than other European countries on social security spending to reduce child poverty.
The Department for Work and Pensions’ Child Poverty Strategy lacks any hint of a target. How will we know if it is succeeding?
The new inflation figures show that it is under-indexation that will drive up child poverty rates inexorably.
Labour must prioritise investment in universal childcare alongside income support, rather than simply trading one off against the other.
Raising benefits by less than the rate of inflation is a poverty-producing policy.
Demos's new research shows that poverty can be both an economic and social phenomenon.
Iain Duncan Smith's plan to change the way child poverty is measured is a distraction.
Relegate the relative measure? Only if we want to pretend that poverty is something else altogether.
In a 2006 speech, the Prime Minister praised the concept of relative poverty.