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Anti-poverty Strategy

Oral Answers to Questions — The Executive Office – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:30 pm on 7th November 2016.

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Photo of Alex Attwood Alex Attwood Social Democratic and Labour Party 2:30 pm, 7th November 2016

T8. Mr Attwood asked the First Minister and deputy First Minister for the First Minister’s view on the publication of an anti-poverty strategy. (AQT 423/16-21)

Photo of Arlene Foster Arlene Foster DUP

As the Member knows, we believe that the anti-poverty strategy was covered in other documents, but the court took a different view. We will continue to work with and across Departments because, of course, that is what the new Programme for Government is all about: making sure that we address all the issues, not just in one Department but across government, and it is no different for the anti-poverty strategy.