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Employment: Poverty

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 12154, tabled on 8 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of trends in the level of in-work poverty in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry, (c) the West Midlands and (d) England.

Answered on

14 June 2021

The national and regional statistics on the number of people living in working households in low income as set out in the annual ‘Households Below Average Income’ publication are not available at constituency or city level as the sample size would not be sufficient to produce robust estimates.

Statistics showing the levels of in-work poverty in both the West Midlands and England can be found on stat-xplore. The latest figures are for 2019/20:

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