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Poverty and the development of anti-poverty policy in the UK

Richard Berthoud

Poverty and the development of anti-poverty policy in the UK

a report to the Commission of the European Communities.

by Richard Berthoud

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Published by Heinemann Educational Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard Berthoud and Joan C. Brown with Steven Cooper :
ContributionsBrown, Joan C., Policy Studies Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination288p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21417923M
ISBN 100435831038

a strong anti-poverty network in Scotland • Support the development of policies which promote social justice and combat poverty • Raise awareness about poverty and encourage debate The Poverty Alliance is recognised as a charity by the Inland Revenue. Reference No: SCO ISSN X Pg3 – Editorial Pg4 – Third Sector Comment. Synopsis The persistence of poverty hurts us all, and attacking poverty is a major policy objective everywhere. In Britain, the main political parties have an anti-poverty mandate and in particular an agreed commitment to eliminate child poverty by , but there is .

objectives. Local anti-poverty work is often initiated through national strategies. Many ‘local’ anti -poverty strategies are funded and follow programme objectives that are set at the national level. Here, local anti-poverty work is, in effect, used as a means to achieve national level objectives. Poverty within the UK is particularly concentrated in Wales. While the relative income-poverty rate for the UK stood at % in , the same poverty rate for Wales stood at 23% in the same year. Poverty in Wales has remained in the 25% range, with only small dips throughout the last decade.

  A discussion of the way that what looks like anti-poverty policy in rural areas has often also been about protecting the interests of rich people. So in particular, providing rural public-works programs in lean seasons has been a way of deterring outmigration and so avoiding labor shortages or higher wages for rich farmers in the peak season. The persistence of poverty hurts us all, and attacking poverty is a major policy objective everywhere. In Britain, the main political parties have an anti-poverty mandate and in particular an agreed commitment to eliminate child poverty by , but there is controversy over how this should be done.


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