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Poverty in Liverpool

Published Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A debate will be held on Poverty in Liverpool, led by Luciana Berger MP in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 24 October at 2:30pm. This paper provides a brief overview of the subject, recent parliamentary material, press articles and further reading.

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Based on End Child Poverty estimates for July-September 2017, around 19% of children in Liverpool City Region were in poverty based on incomes before taking into account housing costs, and 29% based on incomes after taking into account housing costs. These were similar proportions as for the North West, but were higher than for the UK as a whole.

 

Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0226

Authors: Matthew Ward; Olivia Phelan; Feargal McGuinness

Topic: Incomes and poverty

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