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Tackling child poverty in time of austerity

Date Posted: 07 October 2015

Presentations from Ade Sofola, Strategic Manager, 4in10 network and Jonathan Cribb, Institute for Fiscal Studies spoke about the general trends in poverty in London since the indroduction of Government austerity policies.  David Ayre, Policy Officer for Poverty and Inequality, The Children's Society, spoke about the work of the Children's Poverty Commission.  Dr Kristina Diprose, Research Fellow, University of Sheffield then gave a presentation on resilience and how building resilience in the poor must not be a substitute for campaigning to change their situation.

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