£15m to help tackle poverty in Wales

Wales has the highest level of child poverty in the UK. Credit: PA

Some of the most disadvantaged communities in Wales will be supported through a £15m investment announced today by the Big Lottery Fund.

Wales has the highest level of child poverty in the UK, with 23 per cent of the population living in poverty.

The Big Lottery Fund is setting up an independent trust to distribute the money to some of the poorest areas in Wales.

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