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Shocking child poverty figures for South Lakes

Across Cumbria the number of youngsters now living below the breadline has hit 20,000, whilst in our own area of South Lakeland, the number of children living in poverty is 2754 (percentage 15.88%) [Source: Figures from "End Child Poverty", July-Sept 2017. 

The ward figures across South Lakes are as follows:

Ambleside and Grasmere - 98 (19.36%)

Arnside and Beetham - 39 (8.33%)

Broughton - 38 (11.65%)

Burneside - 53 (15.26%)

Burton and Holme - 87 (11.32%)

Cartmel and Grange West - 49 (18.86%)

Coniston and Crake Valley - 17 (8.49%)

Crooklands - 42 (10.31%)

Grange North - 50 (25.01%)

Grange South - 28 (12.76%)

Hawkshead - 32 (15.01%)

Holker - 63 (20.8%)

Kendal Castle - 36 (10.94%)

Kendal Far Cross - 123 (23.04%)

Kendal Fell - 69 (21.66%)

Kendal Heron Hill - 17 (5.3%)

Kendal Highgate - 56 (15.65%)

Kendal Kirkland - 158 (32.01%)

Kendal Mintsfeet - 70 (20.81%)

Kendal Nether - 42 (10.19%)

Kendal Oxenholme and Natland - 39 (9.95%)

Kendal Parks - 39 (8.51%)

Kendal Romney - 53 (12.53%)

Kendal Stonecross - 36 (9.69%)

Kendal Strickland - 69 (15.84%)

Kendal Underley - 118 (21.69%)

Levens - 50 (17.39%)

Low Furness - 35 (14.48%)

Lyth Valley - 53 (16.32%)

Mid Furness - 48 (7.37%)

Milnthorpe - 113 (24.55%)

Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale - 91 (10.05%)

Staveley-in-Cartmel - 51 (22.18%)

Staveley-in-Westmorland - 56 (16.95%)

Ulverston Central - 65 (18.46%)

Ulverston East - 169 (29.61%)

Ulverston North - 54 (14.69%)

Ulverston South - 50 (16.37%)

Ulverston Town - 68 (24.69%)

Ulverston West - 49 (18.25%)

Whinfell - 33 (8.81%)

Windermere Applethwaite and Troutbeck - 35 (14.76%)

Windermere Bowness North - 42 (11.38%)

Windermere Bowness South - 41 (11.52%)

Windermere Town - 92 (18.47%)

The full story across the whole county may be read here

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