Child Poverty

There is a lot in the news lately about child poverty in the UK.  Child poverty is a terrible thing!!  However, I can’t get my head around the measures that people are using to make claims about the current levels of poverty.  Here is what I mean.

The responses from the professionals in the room all seem to be based upon these words phrases:

“I can’t affoard a holiday this year either”

and

“What??!!??”

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One Response

  1. Just re-read the article. Now I’m really annoyed. Having worked in Uganda and seen people with nothing, living in actual poverty living life to the max, “children can be affected by not going on holiday and give up hope” really annoys me!

    And the woman who sits next to me in the office has now accused me of having a Jim Royle moment…

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