The TUC general secretary Brendan Barber has said the Department of Work and Pension's figures published today show that the previous government's investments made a "huge difference to reducing child and pensioner poverty". But Mr Barber also said:
There is a real danger that the vital headway the last government made into getting children out of poverty will now go into reverse.
Moving the goalposts on what constitutes poverty won't help improve conditions for children living below the breadline. Spending on tax credits and benefits took children out of poverty - now government cuts are sending them straight back.
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