Setting the 2020 persistent child poverty target
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We're seeking views on what percentage the persistent child poverty target should be set at.
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We welcome your views on a proposed new persistent child poverty target for the UK, to be achieved in 2020, under the Child Poverty Act 2010.
The government proposes to set a persistent child poverty target of below 7% of children living in a household in relative low income for at least 3 years out of a 4-year period by 2020.