Poverty: Children

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 22nd October 2008.

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Photo of Dai Davies Dai Davies Independent, Blaenau Gwent

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in which areas of public policy he plans to bring forward legislation to contribute to achieving the target of eradicating child poverty by 2020.

Photo of Kitty Ussher Kitty Ussher Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions

We are working particularly closely with stakeholder groups as well as talking to children and families, to devise a strategy to eradicate child poverty by 2020 and to enshrine this commitment into legislation.

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