Thursday, March 31, 2005

Spot the Difference (2)

A report is published by the IFS on Wednesday showing that there are 500,000 fewer children in poverty now than in 1997. "The report found that the incomes of the UK's poorest households had risen in recent times". Whilst not as positive as the Government may have wished, it demonstrates the fight against poverty is moving in the right direction.

A report is published by the IFS on Thursday showing that average household incomes have fallen for the first time in a decade. A Treasury spokesman said "The IFS analysis is complete rubbish".

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