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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Families

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 15372, tabled on 9 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department has taken to embed the family test into its policy making.

Answered on

17 November 2015


The Family Test is an integral part of the policy making process and is applied in a proportionate way in the development of all new policy in line with the Family Test guidance, published by DWP –


https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/368894/family-test-guidance.pdf.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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