National and Local Government Ignore Scientific and Judicial Evidence About Ill Health

While belittling all scientific evidence about how not having enough income impacts on health [ii], central government has shredded already inadequate benefit incomes needed to buy food, fuel and other necessities since 2011; local government has taxed them since April 2013. Poor maternal nutrition [iii] is inevitable leading to an increased risk of low birth weight babies, and a life time ill health, exceeding 10% of live births in the most deprived UK wards [iv]. Three days food from a food bank does not cover a nine month pregnancy

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