Cookies: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. By continuing to use the site you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
House of Commons Hansard
x
14 February 2019
Volume 654

In-work Poverty

The following is an extract from questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on 11 February 2019.

The edit just sent has not been saved. The following error was returned:
This content has already been edited and is awaiting review.

This Government are not only delivering record employment in all regions of the UK—it is accepted that work is the best route out of poverty—but targeting support at the most vulnerable in society, with increases in the national living wage, which will see the fastest pay rise in the last 20 years, changes to the income tax threshold and a doubling of free childcare.

[Official Report, 11 February 2019, Vol. 654, c. 606.]

Letter of correction from the Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Justin Tomlinson):

An error has been identified in my response.

The correct response should have been:

The edit just sent has not been saved. The following error was returned:
This content has already been edited and is awaiting review.

This Government have not only delivered record employment in all regions of the UK since 2010—it is accepted that work is the best route out of poverty—but are targeting support at the most vulnerable in society, with increases in the national living wage, which will see the fastest pay rise in the last 20 years, changes to the income tax threshold and a doubling of free childcare.