'60% of cuts' hit working low-income families

Some "60% of cuts" implemented by the Government hit working low-income families, causing a swell in the number of children growing up in poverty, an expert has told Daybreak.

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) chief Alison Grantham said there was "a real challenge" facing working low-income families as they were struggling to make ends meat.

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Government's child poverty strategy condemned

The Government's new draft child poverty strategy has been branded "a serious missed opportunity" and "a list, not a strategy" by the PM's social mobility tsar Alan Milburn. The former Labour minister said there should be greater focus on low pay.