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Child Poverty

Volume 450: debated on Monday 16 October 2006

16. To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps he is taking to meet the target to halve child poverty by 2010. (93413)

The UK had the highest levels of Child Poverty than any industrialised nation. It has now fallen faster than any other major economy. We are committed to abolishing child poverty by 2020.