UK poverty figures underestimate the  number of families living in poverty by as much as 40% says Morag Treanor, reported in Scotland on Sunday, 7 April 2013,  http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunday/politics/uk-poverty-numbers-underestimated-1-2881473 Read the research paper: “Deprived or not deprived? Comparing the measured extent of material deprivation using the UK government’s and the Poverty and Social Exclusion surveys’ method of calculating material deprivation” and  Morag’s recent CRFR blog on child poverty

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