Measuring Child Poverty

15 February 2013

ANEC responded to a Department of Education/Department for Work and Pensions consultation on better measures of child poverty. The paper contended that a multidimensional measure would provide a more accurate reflection of poverty than a measure based solely on household income, and sought views on what factors should be included in such a measure.

ANEC's response supports the principle of a multidimensional measure in which income is a central element, supported by a small number of additional key factors.

Read the full ANEC consultation response to the Department for Work and Pensions/Department of Education

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