Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Commission on Poverty

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th April 1970.

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Photo of Mr Woodrow Wyatt Mr Woodrow Wyatt , Bosworth 12:00 am, 16th April 1970

Why is the Prime Minister so complacent about this matter? Would it not be a very good thing to have an up-to-date definition of what poverty really is, including child poverty—[HON. MEMBERS: "You do not know what it is."]—plus some practical recommendations on how to alleviate it scientifically and financially in a way which might be adopted, rather than not adopted as most other Royal Commission reports are?