Child Poverty Bill

Part of the debate – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:00 pm on 22nd October 2009.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Labour, Regent's Park and Kensington North 12:00 pm, 22nd October 2009

Can I pick you up on something? I think everyone on the Committee agrees that there is deep, multiple deprivation that we have to tackle through different Government Departments. You just said that increasing wages, benefit or whatever would not lift people out of poverty. That is not right, is it?