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After the government has pursued a series of attacks on the poorest section of the working class in recent years, they have apparently decideded to try and give something back to the poor by launching a new Child Poverty Unit. This is a way of the government showing its willingness to end child poverty which was, believe it or not, a stated Labour policy in 2007. In Scotland for instance one in four children still grows up in poverty. This nakedly displays the utter bankruptcy of New Labour's market orientated policy.