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Poverty: Greater London

Volume 457: debated on Tuesday 6 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what progress there has been in implementing the Harker Report’s recommendations regarding child poverty in London; and if he will make a statement. (122969)

We welcome Lisa Harker’s comprehensive and challenging report and are considering her recommendations in detail including those on the particular problems of child poverty in London. We will set out our responses to the report when we publish our renewed child poverty strategy.