Children in Morecambe ‘suffering from rickets due to poverty’

Children in Morecambe ‘suffering from rickets due to poverty’
 

0 Have your say The extent of child poverty across the district has led to many youngsters now suffering from rickets, an investigation has found.
An ITV report aired this week showed some families in Morecambe were struggling so much that schools are now helping them to wash clothes and charge mobile phones as well as providing schoolwear for some youngsters.
Latest figures from the End Child Poverty coalition show that almost a quarter of children in the Lancaster district are living in poverty. Figures suggest that after housing costs have been taken into account, 3,863 children (25.5... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 34
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