Child poverty group

26th February 2010 at 00:00

An independent body that worked with the Assembly government on child poverty issues has become an official ministerial advisory group. The Child Poverty Expert Group, appointed in 2008, has made four sets of policy recommendations to ministers, including on four-to- 14 education and 14-to-19 education. Deputy minister for children Huw Lewis, who chairs the group, said it can now become more proactive in helping the Government and supporting policy changes.

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