Ministers have no clear plan to tackle child poverty, say cross-party MPs

Committee calls for robust cross-departmental anti-poverty strategy to tackle growing problem

Ministers have no clear plans to tackle rising child poverty, while a lack of focus and leadership has hindered efforts to reduce the numbers of youngpeople living in hardship, a cross-party group of MPs has said.

The House of Commons work and pensions select committee said ministers needed to draw up a fresh cross-departmental anti-poverty strategy driven from No 10 and underpinned by fresh and robust evidence of the scale of the problem.

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