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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-06more like thismore than 2018-03-06
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Poverty: Children more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of the child population in the UK is below the poverty line. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno remove filter
unstar this property uin HL6134 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
star this property answer text <p>Low income statistics are the indicators most often used as a proxy for estimating poverty. However we recognise the need to understand the complex issues that some families face and to develop a new approach to tackling poverty and engrained disadvantage. Because the root causes are not financial, our approach goes beyond the safety net our welfare system provides.</p><p>Estimates for the percentage of children in low income are set out in the annual “Households Below Average Income” (HBAI) publication. Latest estimates for the United Kingdom (2015/16) show the percentage of children in relative low income on a Before Housing Costs basis was 20%</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2018-03-19T14:04:12.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-19T14:04:12.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this