Employment: Poverty

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 15th October 2020.

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Photo of Colleen Fletcher Colleen Fletcher Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate her Department has made of the number of people in employment that are living in poverty.

Photo of Will Quince Will Quince The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

National Statistics on the number and percentage of children in low income are published annually in the “Households Below Average Income” publication.

Latest statistics for the number of people living in working families which are in absolute low income, before housing costs can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/households-below-average-income-199495-to-201819.

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