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The depth and profile of UK poverty has changed considerably – official statistics must start capturing this reality amidst COVID-19

Edmiston, Daniel (2020) The depth and profile of UK poverty has changed considerably – official statistics must start capturing this reality amidst COVID-19. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

To fully understand the effects of COVID-19 on the benefits system, we need to go beyond official poverty statistics currently used by the government, argues Daniel Edmiston. He explains how doing so reveals an increasing depth of poverty, as well as considerable changes in those most affected by it.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2020 12:54
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2020 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106416

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