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Child Poverty Bill

Part of Bill Presented — Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:46 pm on 20th July 2009.

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Photo of John Mason John Mason Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 5:46 pm, 20th July 2009

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that getting parents into employment does not automatically mean that children are not in poverty? Many children in poverty now are in families with at least one parent working, and that would be made worse if there were no minimum wage-which the Conservative party does not really support.

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