Call for inquiry into COVID’s 'devastating' impact on children

By Ann McGauran | 18 January 2021

A coalition of child health experts has called for a wide-ranging independent commission to examine the ‘devastating impact’ of the pandemic on children.

In a letter to The Observer newspaper they warn that many families are being ‘swept into poverty’ by the pandemic, which is set to significantly add to the four million children living in deprivation before the COVID crisis started.

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