Opinion: They said it

'I've seen it and I've been there, and to walk away from it and turn my back makes me culpable. And I can't do that.' - Brad Pitt on why he's continuing to support the charity-led Make Poverty History campaign

'Mr Irwin is so wrong it's untrue. Go down to your local and see how many times you can hit treble 20 or the bullseye.' - British Darts Organisation spokesman after Justin Irwin quit his job at ChildLine to try to realise his ambition of becoming world champion at darts

'He would be over the moon to know that it can still do some good for others.' - Chris O'Byrne, adopted son of Frankie Howerd's manager Dennis Heymer, who is selling the late comedian's OBE to raise money for local projects such as the Burnham-on-Sea lifeboat

'The Government is creating a group of people who are becoming increasingly socially excluded because their incomes are falling further and further behind the incomes of the rest of society.' - John Wheatley, senior policy officer at Citizens Advice, speaking out on gulfs in incomes

'This is an issue that is so often not recognised and hidden, even though it is actually going on.' - Carol Bellamy, Unicef executive director, discusses child trafficking in Metro.

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