How is poverty currently measured
Officially, any household which has an income of less than 60 per cent of the median income, is classed as living in poverty.
What is the government proposing
The Government is launching a consultation looking at how it should measure poverty in the future.
Ministers are considering using measures including health, education, family breakdown, addiction and worklessness which they say will give a more accurate picture of families living in poverty.
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