The Guardian view on poverty in Britain: not just shocking but shameful
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The report of the UN poverty envoy exposes the grim toll of austerity

Truth alone is not enough. It has been only too easy for campaigners and experts to amass abundant evidence of the damage wrought by austerity. The government has changed only its rhetoric. Put aside what the prime minister and chancellor say, and look at last month’s budget. Most government departments face drops in their real-terms spending per person for the next six years. Money that could have transformed the lives of the...

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