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Child poverty 'must be redefined'

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Two reports are presenting rather different approaches to tackle child poverty in the UK.

David Bull, Executive Director of Unicef UK, says that the Unicef report found that the UK is doing relatively well in terms of the impact of government action to tackle child poverty.

"We have to put child poverty at the centre of our policy making," he told the Today programme.

Christian Guy from the Centre for Social Justice, says he "disputes the success" of the previous government in tackling child poverty.

"We have to redefine what we mean by poverty and tackle the root causes of poverty and not the symptoms," he told Justin Webb.


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