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Labour's shameful record on poverty


"A House Divided" (PDF)

Author: Charlie Elphicke

Publication date: 30 July 2009

This report details that figures from the Office of National Statistics indicate that the poorest 5 million households in the UK are paying more in tax and receiving less in benefits than before Labour came to power. In addition, the report states that 400,000 more children are living in official poverty than in 2005 and the gap between the richest and the poorest in society is widening.


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