Poverty measures need urgent review
Prof Philip Booth comments on the continued eurozone troubles
Prof Philip Booth comments on the latest unemployment statistics
Mark Littlewood comments on the IFS's latest findings
“Today’s figures tell us very little about actual poverty levels in the UK. We urgently need to review how poverty is measured. The current measures are arbitrary, they are not connected to the price of actual goods which people need to survive.
“We need a plan for economic growth, which will also help keep prices down.”
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