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UK HAS WORST CHILD POVERTY IN EUROPE

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Britain tops Europe for child poverty, according to a new report from Eurostat, the EU statistics agency. ...
Britain tops Europe for child poverty, according to a new report from Eurostat, the EU statistics agency.

The Guardian reports (p1) that the study says one in three UK children live in poverty, and in terms of total numbers it suggests the UK also has the most poverty-stricken adults.

The report, although ready for publication, has been withheld until after the election on the request of the Conservative government, the article says.
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