HC Deb 10 January 2000 vol 342 c69W
35. Mr. Lidington

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will make a statement on the level of child poverty in Britain. [102965]

Mr. Bayley

Far too many children's lives are blighted by poverty and social exclusion. That is why the Prime Minister has made it our aim to eradicate child poverty in the next 20 years.