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Poverty: Lancashire

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of children were living below the poverty line in Lancashire in each of the last 10 years. (125313)

The information requested is not available.

Specific information regarding low income for Great Britain is available in “Households Below Average Income statistical report 1994/95-2004/05”. The threshold of below 60 per cent. contemporary median income is the most commonly used in reporting trends in low income. Data are not available below regional level so we are not able to provide figures for Lancashire.