The Social Metrics Commission (SMC) is an independent commission founded in 2016, that has brought together thinkers from the right and left with data and analytical experts to develop a new approach to measuring poverty.
Almost 4 million children in the UK live in households that would struggle to afford to buy enough fruit, vegetables, fish and other healthy foods to meet the official nutrition guidelines, a groundbreaking food poverty study reveals.
The Children's Society has published this year's Good Childhood Report, finding that gender stereotypes and a focus on appearances is damaging children's wellbeing and contributing to rising levels of self-harm, especially amongst girls:
The Office of the Children's Commissioner for England used data from a 2014 mental health survey of adults to calculate the figure, which it said is the best estimate yet of the toxic trio's prevalence.
The commissioner's analysis concluded that 420,000 children and young people under 18 are in hom...
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