Poverty

House of Lords written question – answered on 28th July 2014.

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Photo of Lord Roberts of Llandudno Lord Roberts of Llandudno Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define (1) poverty, and (2) absolute poverty; and how many households in each constituent nation of the United Kingdom are currently considered to be living in (1) poverty, and (2) absolute poverty.

Photo of Lord Freud Lord Freud The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Due to its length I have placed a copy of my response in the House Library.

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