Schedule 1 — The Child Poverty Commission

Part of Bill Presented — Fiscal Responsibility – in the House of Commons at 6:56 pm on 9th December 2009.

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Photo of John Barrett John Barrett Shadow Work and Pensions Minister 6:56 pm, 9th December 2009

Does the hon. Gentleman agree that that is the major failing of the Bill? It has redefined the word "eradicate". Eradicating poverty means to wipe it out, and the target is not to wipe it out.

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