Bromley: Child Poverty Data by I2CJJjl2

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									Bromley: Child Poverty Data

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Tackling child poverty – what
  can local authorities do?

 - Preventing child poverty means improving family
 incomes

 - Local authority services already deal with the
   consequences of poverty

 - Service design is important

 - The new performance management framework – N116
            'Children in Low Income
               Families' Indicator
                                 Not working (receiving Workless Benefits - JSA, IB, IS or Carer's Allowance)
                                 Working (receiving Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit)


                Bromley                  18%                     13%



                 London                            30%                                     18%



Thriving London Periphery                 19%                      15%



                 England                   20%                             22%


                            0%             10%            20%             30%              40%              50%               60%
                                                                 Percentage of children




                                                                                          Source: HM Revenue and Customs (latest data - 2006)
                 Change since Feb 2003 in %
                 children in workless families
                              Bromley          London           Thriving London Periphery                  England
                 105%

                 100%

                     95%
% of the 2003 rate




                     90%

                     85%

                     80%

                     75%

                     70%

                     65%

                     60%
                       Feb 2003 Aug 2003 Feb 2004 Aug 2004 Feb 2005 Aug 2005 Feb 2006 Aug 2006 Feb 2007 Aug 2007 Feb 2008




                                                           Source: DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (latest data - May 2008)
                              Children of claimants on
                                Workless Benefits
                                         JSA           IB              Lone Parent                   Other IS                Carer
                     12,000


                     10,000
Number of children




                      8,000


                      6,000


                      4,000


                      2,000


                        -
                               Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb Aug Feb
                              1999 2000 2000 2001 2001 2002 2002 2003 2003 2004 2004 2005 2005 2006 2006 2007 2007 2008




                                                            Source: DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (latest data - May 2008)
                                Key Stage 2 Achievement -
                                  English & Mathematics
                                                   English - Bromley LB                 English - England
                                                   Maths - Bromley LB                   Maths - England
                                90

                                85
% gaining Key Stage 2 Level 4




                                80

                                75

                                70

                                65

                                60

                                55

                                50

                                45
                                     1998   1999          2000            2001   2002      2003         2004            2005           2006




                                                                                                    Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families
                                   Childcare places in Bromley
                                             4yr   olds in Other Maintained and Private, Voluntary and Independent
                                             4yr   olds in Maintained Nursery and Primary Schools
                                             3yr   olds in Other Maintained and Private, Voluntary and Independent
                                             3yr   olds in Maintained Nursery and Primary Schools
                                   7,000
Number of early education places




                                   6,000

                                   5,000

                                   4,000

                                   3,000

                                   2,000

                                   1,000

                                      0
                                      2003                       2004                       2005                          2006                           2007




                                                                                                                     Source: Department for Children, Schools and Families
         What to do next?
- Understand the problem
- Work with partners
- Design and agree a child poverty strategy
- Monitor its effectiveness and improve

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