New report by the NHSA in collaboration with Durham University and other North East Academics reveals widening inequalities for children in the North of England cost billions, increase poverty and cost children’s lives
A MAJOR new report out today paints a stark picture of inequality for children growing up in the North of England post-pandemic compared to those in the rest of the country.
The considerable costs to society and the UK’s economy of rising inequality are outlined in The Child of the North: Building a fairer future after COVID-19 report, produced by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) and N8 Research Partnership (N8), and written by over 40 leading academics from across the North of England.
The report looks at a wide range of factors, from child poverty to children in care, to build up a picture of The Child of the North. It sets out 18 clear recommendations that can be put in place to tackle the widening gap between the North and the rest of England.
It shows that:
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