Consultation outcome

Setting the 2020 persistent child poverty target

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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A summary of consultation responses and the government’s response.

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on what percentage the persistent child poverty target should be set at.

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Consultation description

We welcome your views on a proposed new persistent child poverty target for the UK, to be achieved in 2020, under the Child Poverty Act 2010.

The government proposes to set a persistent child poverty target of below 7% of children living in a household in relative low income for at least 3 years out of a 4-year period by 2020.

Documents

Consultation on setting the 2020 persistent child poverty target

Consultation on setting the 2020 persistent child poverty target (print-ready PDF)

Published 26 June 2014
Last updated 16 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added government response document.
  2. First published.