'Shocking rise' in working poor

There has been a 'shocking rise' in the number of people in Wales who are in employment but living below the poverty line, according to a report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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Working mother: 'I can't afford clothes for my son'

Dawn Taylor lives near Ruthin in Denbighshire with her partner and nine-year-old son.

She works two hours per day at the local primary school, and her partner is a painter and decorator.

She told ITV News: "It's a struggle every single day. For Christmas I've asked family and friends: 'Just get my son clothes'. I can't afford to go shopping and buy him clothes."

She added: "We're too honest to say: 'Forget working - we'll go on benefits'. We want to work. But we're struggling."

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