There are four main parts related to poverty that need to be addressed. Poverty resulting from the recession; the broader view of poverty; statistical analysis and measurements of poverty; and some underlying trends illustrating Labour market trends within and outside government agencies.
Under the category of low income, there are inequalities and children that are poor.
In the recession, there is unemployment and worklessness which brings debt.
For children and young adults, there is their economic situation, their education which does not provide enough income, their health, and their exclusion.
Under the categories of communities and services, there are aspects of neighborhood and access to services.
In an earlier report, the government adopted social exclusion ideology and Mr Blair took a pledge to end childhood poverty.
Social exclusion has two features that poverty does not. First, income levels or material consumption does not measure it; second, we do not know who or what is doing the excluding. A National strategy for neighborhood renewal with 18 Policy Action Teams examining subjects ranging from jobs and skills to allow access to shops and financial services had developed.
Measuring social exclusion was next and a look at the gap between low and average income was necessary in order to begin this aspect. An example of this is that those who are extremely poor do not have bank accounts.
Those who were disadvantaged usually ranked lower on scales of income, class, and ethnicity. ...