• 1 Introduction
  • 2 The Extent and Causes of Child Poverty in Britain
  • 3 Government Initiatives Relevant to Child Poverty
  • 4 Policies to Alter Income Levels Directly
  • 5 Policies to Promote Paid Work
  • 6 Long-Term Disadvantage
  • 7 Assessment and Conclusions
  • Appendix: Modelled changes in tax and benefit policy announcedsince April 1997
  • References