CSO survey shows children going cold: Barnardos

A new report on household finances provided evidence that families with children are suffering the worst consequences of the recession, children's charity Barnardos has said.

15th February, 2012
CSO survey shows children going cold: Barnardos
"Children are going hungry and cold; it cannot be allowed to continue.”

A new report on household finances provided evidence that families with children are suffering the worst consequences of the recession, children's charity Barnardos has said.

Barnardos said that the CSO report showed successive budgets have squeezed family incomes to such an extent that many are now going without essentials such as electricity, clothing and food.

Barnardos’ CEO, Fergus Finlay, said many families were forced to turn to money lenders "just to be able to put...

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