‘Punitive approach’: UN slams austerity measures as 1 in 5 Brits live in poverty

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A UN official has accused the British government of inflicting misery on the country’s poorest people, through austerity policies. One in five Brits live in poverty and over a million people cannot afford basic essentials. But the UK government says it is doing all it can to tackle the problem. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9ipx

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