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Child Poverty Six Monthly Reports | Martin Doyle Cartoon

Child Poverty Six Monthly Reports | Martin Doyle Cartoon

For a nation suffering from poverty, the news that the Ministerial Committee on Poverty is not even delivering its six-monthly reports is bad enough. But the claim by its Chair that 'it's all someone else's fault' is a bit rich.

Ref: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/242116/poverty-committee-not-fully-supported-turia

See also Martin Doyle cartoon FB page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Martin-Doyle/607865899238901?ref=hl
and
https://twitter.com/Mart_cartoons

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