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Poverty: Children

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th July 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Primarolo Baroness Primarolo Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Baroness Buscombe on 17 June (HL Deb, col 653), how many children live in the “2.4 million households” who will “keep more of what they earn”.

Photo of Baroness Buscombe Baroness Buscombe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Department estimates there will be around 4.1m children in households in Great Britain that will gain from the change in work allowances by 2023/24.

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