Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Grandparents and Poverty

New research carried out by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and Grandparents Plus argues that low-income grandparents are risking financial hardship to giving up work to look after their grandchildren. Other findings from the research include the fact that more than half of families with a disabled child live in poverty or are in danger of sinking into it, and that ethnic minority households were most likely to have three generations living under the same roof. The full text of Protect, Support, Provide is online now.

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