End Child Poverty
Aspire are part of the End Child Poverty Coalition. Every day End Child Poverty members see the real impacts that poverty has on the daily lives of children today. Children lack basic living necessities such as a warm winter coat or properly fitting shoes and are unable to take part in activities with their friends. Low income affects direct measures of children’s well-being and development, including their cognitive ability, achievement and engagement in school, anxiety levels and behaviour.
The End Child Poverty coalition exists to hold the Government, and all main political parties, to account for their commitment to eradicate child poverty by 2020. With just 5 years to go until this deadline, it is now more important than ever for the coalition to have a clear platform of policy priorities from which to pursue this goal. With this in mind, this policy statement establishes the coalition’s policy priorities for the coming 3-year period.
For more information see- www.endchildpoverty.org.uk