Social Mobility and Child Poverty

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 25th January 2016.

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Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education 2:30 pm, 25th January 2016

The right hon. Gentleman will know that Conservative Members take social mobility very seriously, and we have an excellent record on it; we even allowed the Liberal Democrats into government once. On the early intervention grant, we have increased the amount of money for troubled families and are deploying it in a very targeted way to help the families who need it most.