UN visits UK's poorest places

The UN rapporteur on poverty and human rights is in the UK to find out how some of its downs descended into poverty.

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    Poverty is worsening in Britain and the United Nations is trying to find out why by investigating areas in the UK hardest hit by a decade of austerity.

    One such place is the town of Jaywick on England's east coast.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Jaywick.


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