Friday, February 23, 2024

David Farrar: Labour’s great success with child poverty

The 2023 child poverty statistics are out, and they show slightly more children living in material hardship than in 2017. So six years of Ardern, Hipkins and Robertson saw no actual progress, while four years of key, english and Joyce saw 60,000 fewer kids living in material hardship.

this is all data from Stats NZ.

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No Government achieved less than the last one.

David Farrar runs Curia Market Research, a specialist opinion polling and research agency, and the popular Kiwiblog where this article was sourced. He previously worked in the Parliament for eight years, serving two National Party Prime Ministers and three Opposition Leaders.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"CHILD POVERTY" -- what a silly phrase-- it is the parents that are too poor to have children --that is the problem to be addressed---jobs not welfare.

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