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Incomes and poverty news from UK Parliament.

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How does Universal Credit effect poverty rates and women?
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on 25 February at 3.35pm
28 February 2020
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Are public health initiatives and the sugar tax working?
Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment takes evidence on Tuesday 11 February at 10.40am
11 February 2020
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Call for evidence launched into the economics of Universal Credit
Economic Affairs Committee launches inquiry on the economics of universal credit
27 January 2020
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Design of Universal Credit and support for claimants examined by Lords
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit on 5 May at 10.00am
05 January 2020
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Lords debates Pension Schemes Bill
Members discuss key purpose and principles of bill
30 October 2019
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Lords EU exit regulations: 30 September
Peers discuss medicines, medical devices and insolvency
01 October 2019
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Minister questioned on failure to spend EU fund for most deprived
EU Home Affairs Sub-Committe writes to the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability
25 July 2019
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Food insecurity and sustainability inquiry call for evidence published
Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment publishes call for evidence
24 July 2019
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Lords debates benefits changes and vulnerable people
Members discuss benefits system reforms
28 June 2019
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Lords discuss inequality since financial crisis
Members debate income, wealth and living standards since 2008
14 June 2019
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Members discuss latest employment figures
Lords debates government plans to increase employment rates
07 June 2019
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Lords debates issues facing disabled people
Members consider potential for improved treatment
10 May 2019
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Lords debates National Policy Statement for Water Resources Infrastructure
Peers consider 2018 government plan
12 April 2019
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Statement on households below average income statistics
Amber Rudd gives a statement to the House of Commons
28 March 2019
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Lords EU exit regulations: 21 March
Members discuss railway licensing, health services and chemical safety
22 March 2019