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Local Government Services: Children

Volume 489: debated on Friday 13 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government which local authorities have adopted National Indicator 116. (263560)

Forty-five of local authorities have set targets in their local area agreements against National Indicator 116—Proportion of Children in Poverty. Performance data against the indicator apply to all areas in England, not just those areas that have a target.

The full list of local authorities across England that adopted this and other National Indicators is available on the Improvement and Development Agency for local government (IDeA) website: