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Boss vows to act on child poverty across East Lancashire
2:18pm Friday 7th September 2012 in News
LANCASHIRE county council children services boss Susie Charles has reacted to yesterday’s Save the Children report revealing thousands of local youngsters are living in poverty.
She said: “Tackling child poverty is one of our key priorities.
“We give advice and support for families on lower incomes through children's centres, provide training opportunities enabling young people to develop their skills, and support economic growth across the county.
“We will continue to work with our partners to address this issue."