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									Ashford: 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)


                 Ashford                   15%                                 21%



              South East                   15%                            17%



Prospering Smaller Towns                 13%                               20%



                England                          20%                                       22%


                           0%         5%         10%      15%       20%       25%        30%        35%        40%         45%
                                                                Percentage of children




                                                                                       Source: HM Revenue and Customs (latest data - 2006)
                 Change since Feb 2003 in %
                 children in workless families
                              Ashford        South East          Prospering Smaller Towns                  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
                     4,500

                     4,000

                     3,500
Number of children




                     3,000

                     2,500

                     2,000

                     1,500

                     1,000
                      500

                       -
                              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 - Ashford DC                 English - England
                                                   Maths - Ashford DC                   Maths - England
                                85

                                80
% gaining Key Stage 2 Level 4




                                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 Kent
                                              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
                                   30,000
Number of early education places




                                   25,000

                                   20,000

                                   15,000

                                   10,000

                                    5,000

                                       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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