The Economy

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:59 pm on 24th October 2019.

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Photo of Ruth George Ruth George Labour, High Peak 12:59 pm, 24th October 2019

The Chancellor said that the economic prosperity has been delivered by the hard work of the British people. Does he agree that that is the 14 million people who are now in poverty and the 4.5 million children who are living in poverty, and why is his Queen’s Speech silent on how to lift those people out of poverty and end what he calls their hard work?