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Children: Poverty

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 10th September 2013.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will estimate the number of additional children who would be living in households receiving below the 60 per cent median equivalised household income if the benefit cap were reduced to £20,000 per annum.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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