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Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission Ministerial Statement, 27/03/14 [S]

Statement in the House of Commons on 27 March 2014 from the Minister for Schools, David Laws, on the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

He said:

"Today I wish to inform the House of the publication of the Government’s response to the first annual report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

The independent Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission monitors the progress of the Government and others in improving social mobility and reducing child poverty in the United Kingdom. The commission plays a vital role in ensuring the Government make progress in both of these areas and we are grateful to them for their thorough and comprehensive report".

For full details see the House of Commons Hansard 27 March 2014 which is available from the UK Parliament website.

Further Information

House of Commons Hansard 27 March 2014