Growing up in poverty: Rats, cockroaches and mould


Ms Parsons, who is also a Labour Councillor for Norris Green, says: “We have lots of old Victorian terraced houses, so they can be cold and damp at the best of times. We have lots of families who are living with overcrowding and they don’t have access to green spaces, so clean air isn’t readily available. It’s the perfect storm for creating issues.