Brent's Poverty Commission Publish its Key Findings

Posted on: 12/11/2020 in News

On Monday 17th August, Brent’s Poverty Commission delivered its findings, following a six-month review into poverty in the London borough.

It points out 1 in 6 households (17%) live below the poverty line, doubling (to 33%) after housing costs are taken into account. More than 1 in 5 (22%) of children live in poverty, doubling to a startling 43% after housing costs.

The report draws on evidence from residents, politicians and expert local and national organisations and presents powerful first-hand experiences, bringing home what it means to live in poverty in Brent.

Read Brent Poverty Commission - A Fairer Future Ending Poverty in Brent