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Child poverty

Over 600,000 young Londoners live in poverty. Most poor children won’t grow up to be poor. However, poverty’s negative effect on children’s education, housing, health and risk of crime and accidents can mean a higher chance of disadvantage as an adult. Ending child poverty in London will make sure that Londoners fulfil their potential.

Go our Datastore for poverty data.

London Living Wage

The Mayor campaigns for employers to pay the London Living Wage so that low paid workers can have better living standards.

Read a working paper on low pay in London.