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.Jump to full report >>
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