LISTEN: Joe Howes, chief exec of charity Buttle UK which offers grants to families, says the rate of child poverty in Kent is worrying - 15/05/19

May 14, 2019, 11:01 PM

It's been revealed more than a third of children in parts of Kent are growing up in poverty.

Research from the End Child Poverty coalition showed children living in Thanet, Swale and Folkestone and Hythe were most affected - after housing costs.

Nationally, 500-thousand more children are having their lives limited by poverty today than at the start of the decade