Half the children in Newcastle upon Tyne Central are growing up in poverty

Chi  Onwurah  

(Newcastle upon Tyne Central) (Lab)

 Half the children in Newcastle upon Tyne Central are growing up in poverty. Over the last five years, the delivery of food parcels to north-east children has risen by 250%. The number of north-east children who are homeless rose by 50% last year, and on average their parents’ wages have fallen by £1,000. If any of this affects a child’s mental health, they face a five-month wait for treatment. Why are his Government making it so hard for our kids? (904980)

https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2023-05-17/debates/D1740219-0DE5-4CFC-B885-25A92E3C873E/Engagements#contribution-D3545277-A422-4AB5-A1B2-E5136AFA1DF1

 

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