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Almost 400,000 more UK children and 300,000 more pensioners plunged into poverty in past four years, new study finds.
Rise in personal tax allowance benefits higher ratepayers by £340 a year with basic rate band £70 better off and universal credit recipients better by just 50p per week.
Rising inflation is exacerbating benefits cuts, says Child Poverty Action Group, making it harder for parents to make ends meet.
UK Government urged to "name and shame" employers who pay apprentices less than the minimum wage.
Tax and benefit changes since 2010 have increased equality gap.
Number of people working for themselves up by half in 15 years but their average pay down £60 a week, thinktanks say.
Resolution Foundation says PM Theresa May should allow the 'in-built flexibility' of the 'National Living Wage' to 'take its course'.
Institute for Economic Affairs says 'the NLW does nothing for those out of work or many of those working part-time or in poverty'.
Uncertainty caused by Brexit vote means ‘national living wage’ will rise more slowly, according to the Resolution Foundation.
ONS data shows women and one-person households at greater risk of enduring poverty as many fail to escape low pay.
Auditors’ report says 17% of cases resolved last year had gone on for more than eight months.
Local Government Association organising summit on funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled people.