HC Deb 11 May 1995 vol 259 c609W
Ms Corston

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what action he has taken to ensure that the United Kingdom Government complies with the agreement reached at the world summit for social development to institute regular national reviews of economic policies and budgets in respect of the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequality. [22238]

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

The best way to tackle poverty and inequality is by giving people opportunities, promoting wealth creation and helping people back into work. As a result of our policies the average income of all economic groups and family types has risen since we came to office.