The Real Face of Child Poverty 2017

This report sets out to investigate the current reality of living on low incomes in the UK today. It highlights the changing profile of those that are disadvantaged and the level of insecurity and uncertainty that they face, backed up by data and analysis collected by Buttle UK.

As the country’s largest grant-giving charity that gives funds directly to children, young people and families, we have been able to analyse 125,000 grant applications made in the last 10 years, creating a unique dataset of the demographics and experiences of some of the most vulnerable in our society.

With over 60 years of experience in providing direct grant support, we also seek to demonstrate how as little as £1,500, when carefully targeted, can help a family overcome a crisis and create a genuine turning point in their lives. 

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