I know that seems an absurd statement. ¬†But when I realised that the New Zealand parliament and the UK parliament were being hit about 25% of their respective nation’s children living in “poverty”, a light went on
A quarter of children in Britain are living in poverty, a controversial report by a United Nations agency claimed yesterday.
Millions ‚Äėhave fallen prey to the dangers of austerity‚Äô during the recession years, Unicef said.
Britain was even ranked 25th on a child poverty league table of 41 developed countries ‚Äď below Romania, Bulgaria and Chile.
Here comes the next left-win United Nations driven guilt trip that’s going to hit the “well off” in the pocket.
In the latest of a succession of highly critical reports about Britain by UN agencies, Unicef said child poverty in the UK increased by 1.6 percentage points between 2008 and 2012 to 25.6 per cent.
Topping a table of countries deemed to have best protected children during the recession was Chile, where child poverty was said to have dropped by 8.6 points.
Common sense tells us that New Zealand and Britain are not countries that have child poverty problems. ¬†Yet this is a UN-driven invented problem! ¬† Read more »