Written Answers – Cabinet Office: Low Incomes (21 Nov 2013)

Posted on 25 Nov 2013 under Latest in Parliament

Written Answers – Cabinet Office: Low Incomes (21 Nov 2013)

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Esther McVey: I have been asked to reply¬† on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions. The Government uses a range of measures to quantify poverty. Relative low income is one measure, and has been used in the Households Below Average Income National Statistics publication for some time. The term relative income was first used in the “Households Below Average Income 1979 to 1991/92” publication….

 

 

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