Child Poverty

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 | כ ‘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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