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The number of children growing up in poverty fell under New Labour, but has increased under the coalition

Labour drops commitment to ending child poverty

Labour's manifesto says it will "never forget" the importance of tackling child poverty - but is not extending the 2020 target.

Opinion Former Articles

  • An apolcayptic vision from shadow chancellor Ed Balls this morning

    Apocalypse now: Labour ramps up the fear

    The only thing missing from Ed Balls' speech of spending cuts doom were the well-timed cracks of thunder and lightning. As the polls continue to drift Labour has found a new way to win the election - fear.

  • It's been another bad week for justice secretary Chris Grayling

    Pick of the Week: Failing Grayling

    Labour's rivals on the left and right, MI6 torture allegations and another bad week for the justice secretary

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