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Child Poverty Bill

Part of Bill Presented — Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:31 pm on 20th July 2009.

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Photo of John Mason John Mason Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 5:31 pm, 20th July 2009

I note that the hon. Gentleman has used the words "defeat child poverty" before, and he is talking now about one child being left in poverty, so I wonder whether he is satisfied with the idea of 10 per cent. being left in poverty. Would that be counted as eradication?

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