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Ministry of Poverty Prevention Bill [HL]

Volume 836: debated on Wednesday 13 March 2024

First Reading

A Bill to make provision for establishing a new government Ministry, the Ministry for Poverty Prevention; to make provision for the objectives and powers of that Ministry; to make provision that the Ministry can only be abolished or combined with another department by an Act of Parliament; to make provision for reporting requirements on the Ministry’s work; to make provision for a power to create binding poverty reduction targets; and for connected purposes.

The Bill was introduced by Lord Bird, read a first time and ordered to be printed.