In order to keep up with rises in costs of living by 2020, this would need to rise to around £267 per week.
Their actual 2020 income would be expected to be around £214 per week.
Regional child poverty rates are shown in the table below.
After sustained falls in child poverty in the last decade, the Institute for Fiscal Studies projects that child poverty will rise to around 5 million children by 2020.
Breadline Britain: 1983 to 2013 presents six short videos on how poverty has changed - or not - over the last thirty years.
Drawing on the 19 ITV Breadline Britain episode, these videos provide a unique insight into the changes and continuities of those in poverty over this period.
Working lone parents on reasonable pay cannot reach a minimum acceptable living standard – as defined by the public - even if they work full time, new research for Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) shows.
Universal credit (UC) claimants who suspect the DWP has made a mistake in their award and ask for a review are too often blocked by DWP error and failures in the system, a new report from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) shows.
Case study advice CPAG can provide advice to journalists on finding case studies, but is rarely able to directly provide case studies.
We encourage journalists in their use of case studies to show sensitivity towards parents who wish to protect their children from the stigma of being labelled as in ‘poverty’ and associated risks such as bullying.