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Child poverty in the East

A major British-based charity has launched its first campaign to help children in the UK. Save the Children said Britain's poorest youngsters were bearing the greatest burden of the recession

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Tackling child poverty in the East

New charity figures that have revealed that a quarter of the children in the East of England are living in poverty. A report from the Save the Children charity says 25% of children - which amounts to 300,000 individuals - have to go without basics like new clothes and shoes for school.

Their parents are even going hungry or using foodbanks to make sure their fed.

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