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Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:58 am on 13th March 2020.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Labour, Oldham East and Saddleworth 9:58 am, 13th March 2020

Is my hon. Friend aware of the Children’s Society research that has just been published? It shows that one in five families on lower incomes are struggling to pay for school uniforms. Given that the average cost is about £300 a year, that means they are cutting back on other things—[Interruption.] According to the research.