Children living in Nicola ­Sturgeon’s constituency are the poorest in the UK.

Govanhill West – part of the First ­Minister’s Glasgow Southside seat – has a child poverty rate of 69 per cent.

That’s the worst in both Scotland and the UK, an investigation by the Sunday Mail has found.

It’s followed by ­neighbouring Govanhill East on 58 per cent – the second-worst Scots area.

Margo Uprichard, chief executive of Govanhill-based charity the Louise Project, which helps struggling ­ families, said: “Poverty is endemic in Govanhill”.

“Over the course of this year, people who are already in­­ ­poverty are going to suffer greatly. We are not in the eye of the storm yet but it is coming

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