Record 60 per cent of Britons in poverty live in working families, study shows

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The risk of poverty for adults in working households has increased by 27 per cent over the past decade, researchers found.

More than half of Britons living below the poverty line are in a household where someone is in work, a study has found,

Despite Theresa May’s recent saying that she believed that work was “the best route out of poverty”, researchers at Cardiff University found a record 60 per cent of those in poverty live in a household where someone is in employment...

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