New baby born this week? You could be £5,000 worse off

If you’ve just had a new baby this week, you could be £5,593 worse off than if your baby was born last month according to a report in the Mirror. Government cuts are adding up and hitting families on low incomes the hardest. New mums lose the Surestart Maternity Grant worth £500, while those on tax credits can miss out on £3810. Read the full story here.

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