HC Deb 24 April 2001 vol 367 c229W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out the calculations on which the Government's claim that around 1 million children may have been lifted out of poverty since 1997 is based. [158694]

Dawn Primarolo

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to him on 14 March 2001,Official Report, column 609W, and to the answer given to my right hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Mr. Field) on 19 May 2000, Official Report, column 296W