The Government has announced it intends to track child poverty by monitoring educational attainment at 16 and numbers of children living in workless households. It also intends to set out a range of other indicators, including family breakdown, debt and addiction in a children’s life chances strategy. The inquiry will examine the proposals to introduce new life chances indicators and inform the development of the Government’s life chances strategy.

Month of publication 
February
Year of publication 
2016
Number of pages 
7
Author 
David Ayre
Category 
Policy and lobbying