The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Family Income – 10 December 1985

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Family Income on 10th December 1985.

Mr. Fatchett Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children are currently living in families whose income is at or below his Department’s defined poverty levels; and how this figure compares with the figures for 1979.

Mr. Major The Department does not have defined poverty levels on which to base such a calculation.