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Income and poverty

Income and poverty news from UK Parliament.

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Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Work and Pensions Committee to hold first oral evidence session
Committee to hold its first oral evidence session in the inquiry into children in poverty
26 February 2021
Welfare in Scotland: Committee to question Social service providers on accessing social security and experience of poverty
Questions will focus on poverty reduction measures, the £20 uplift in Universal Credit and joint UK-Scotland working on social security
08 February 2021
Petitions Committee announces evidence session on child food poverty
Committee will take evidence to examine child food poverty in the UK
20 January 2021
Children in poverty: Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry
What steps could the Government take to reduce the numbers of children who grow up in poverty in the UK?
15 January 2021
Chair urges clarity on Covid-19 rules to help protect jobs
Darren Jones, Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has written to Alok Sharma, Secretary of State, to call for the Government to provide urgent clarity over Covid-19 restrictions and the rules
20 November 2020
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill sent for Royal Assent
18 November 2020
Restrictions on disabled people’s rights must not become the new normal
Women and Equalities Committee publish Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services interim report
25 September 2020
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Human rights, inequality, health and social care lessons for public services
Public Services Committee hears evidence on Thursday 2 July 2020 at 3.00pm
01 July 2020
New Committee asks people to share their views on life beyond COVID-19
The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee launches call for evidence
01 July 2020
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Lords questions government on cancelled operations and more on 10 June
Watch from 11am on Parliament TV
09 June 2020
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Lords debates economic lessons of Covid-19
Members consider measures to repair UK economy
05 June 2020
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Lords Oral Questions to government on 2 June
Universal Credit and TV Licence on the agenda
01 June 2020
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Lords questions to government on 21 May
Support for the unemployed and hospital patient safety on the agenda
20 May 2020
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Universal Credit, the labour market and disabled claimants support considered by Committee
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit on 13 May at 3.00pm
07 May 2020
Lords debates increasing income equality and sustainability
Impact of current health crisis under spotlight
07 May 2020
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