Manchester has been named as the North West's child poverty capital, with forty per cent of youngsters within the area covered by the city council in families surviving on less than 60 per cent of median household income.
Moss Side is identified as the worst ward within Manchester with 59 per cent falling into the catagory.Other wards above fifty per cent include Ancoats and Clayton,Newton Heath and Miles Plating,Harpurhey and Hulme.
Across the 10 Manchester authorities in the report from the end child poverty campaign,Salford and Oldham both have 29 per cent withing the category and outside the area,Liverpool is the next worst with 34 per cent.
Commenting on the figures nationally,Alison Garnham, the Campaign’s executive director, said: “The child poverty map paints a stark picture of a socially segregated Britain, where the life chances of millions of children are damaged by poverty and inequality.
“The Prime Minister should make a New Year’s resolution to keep his pledge to “make British poverty history” – so that not just children in Witney but children all over Britain can enjoy a childhood free from poverty.”
Here are the figures in full for Manchester
Ancoats and Clayton
Miles Platting and Newton Heath