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DOE POVERTY SURVEY FINDS BIRMINGHAM MOST DEPRIVED CITY

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Birmingham is the most deprived city in England government figures reveal today, reports The Birmingham Post (p1)....
Birmingham is the most deprived city in England government figures reveal today, reports The Birmingham Post (p1).

Only the four London boroughs of Newham, Southwark, Hackney and Islington, are worse off.

The paper says that the index, one of the most comprehensive surveys of poverty ever conducted in England, will give fresh ammunition to Birmingham city council's drive to win more government cash for job-boosting projects like the Midland Metro.
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