Government should 'dig deep' to cut child poverty, says Commission

By Michael Burton | 20 July 2021

The Government should ‘dig deep’ by investing £14bn to help reduce child poverty and improve social mobility says a report from the independent Social Mobility Commission.

In its State of the Nation 2021 looking at the impact of the pandemic on social mobility the commission says: ‘The UK government dug deep to provide billions of pounds for furlough schemes and help for business and should now dig deep again to take the same decisive action to tackle inequality and improve social mobility.’

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