Child Poverty Bill

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

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Rev. Paul Nicolson: Absolutely. Indeed, it is all there. I spelt it out in our submission to the Committee—it is all there. What we do not do in this country, which is done in the Nordic countries, inevitably, but also in France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and the United States—various states in the US have ways of doing it—is to research the adequacy of statutory minimum incomes.