Child Poverty

Catching up school czar resigns from fundraising row

Prime Minister’s Catch-up Czar Sir Kevan Collins resigned Wednesday evening in response to the government’s “timid approach” to resuming education for hundreds of thousands of children whose learning has been disrupted by the pandemic. Education Recovery Commissioner resignation follows announcement of £ 1.4bn in new funding for additional tuition and …

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Organizations call for child support subsidy to increase by R 10

Through Zelda Venter 26 min ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare Pretoria – The Children’s Institute and the Center for Child Law called on parliament to tackle the child malnutrition crisis in South Africa and increase the children’s grant by Rand 10 during October’s medium-term budget . Child watch organizations recently …

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Child Tax Credit Deposits Effective July 15

NEW YORK – Monday May 31, 2021 at 10:48 am | ×› ‘סיון תשפ”א President Joe Biden speaks at Tidewater Community College, May 3, in Portsmouth, Va. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci) The expanded child tax credit that was passed as a provision of the American Rescue Plan will be …

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Rochdale MP attacks government over child poverty

Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd. Tony Lloyd, MP for Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, delivered a hard-hitting speech in the House of Commons this week. Lloyd pointed to shocking figures which show Rochdale has one of the highest numbers of children living in poverty in the UK. Lloyd said: “In the riding …

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UK government urged to set targets to tackle child poverty

The UK government has been urged to follow Holyrood’s lead and set targets for reducing child poverty – although MPs were told it was ‘highly unlikely’ that Scotland’s 2023 targets would be achieved. Anne Longfield, who was England’s children‘s commissioner until early this year, said Westminster should set its own …

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child poverty in America – Ashland Tidings

In his speech to a joint session of Congress, President Biden detailed, in part, his American family plan. This represents a federal investment of $ 1.8 trillion in families, but more particularly in our children. If adopted, it has the potential to be transformative and, in simple terms, to do …

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MP strikes as child poverty rises in Bolton

An alarming increase in child poverty in Bolton shows the scale of the challenge of “leveling” government. This is according to MP Yasmin Qureshi whose constituency of Bolton South East has the fourth highest level of child deprivation in the North West at 45%. She was speaking after the charity …

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