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Child Poverty Act 2010

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[F1PART A1E+W+S+N.I.LIFE CHANCES

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Children: reporting obligationsE+W+S+N.I.

A1AWorkless households and educational attainmentE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Secretary of State must publish and lay before Parliament a report containing data on—

(a)children living in workless households in England;

(b)children living in long-term workless households in England;

(c)the educational attainment of children in England at the end of Key Stage 4;

(d)the educational attainment of disadvantaged children in England at the end of Key Stage 4.

(2)The report must set out how the Secretary of State has interpreted the following terms for the purposes of the report—

(a)child;

(b)household;

(c)worklessness;

(d)long-term worklessness;

(e)educational attainment;

(f)disadvantage.

(3)The data contained in the report, and the provision about how the terms used in it are to be interpreted, must, so far as practicable, be derived from any relevant official statistics.

(4)The first report must be published before the end of the financial year ending with 31 March 2017.

(5)Later reports must be published before the end of each subsequent financial year.

(6)In this section—

  • “Key Stage 4” means the fourth key stage, within the meaning of Part 6 of the Education Act 2002;

  • “official statistics” has the meaning given by section 6(1) of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007.]

[F2Social Mobility CommissionE+W+S+N.I.

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F2Ss. A1B, A1C and cross-heading inserted (16.5.2016) by Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 (c. 7), ss. 6(1), 36(2)(d)

A1BSocial Mobility CommissionE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The body established by section 8 of this Act continues in existence.

(2) On and after the commencement date the body is to be called the Social Mobility Commission (in this Act referred to as “ the Commission ”).

(3)“The commencement date” is the date on which section 6 of the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 comes into force.

(4)The Commission’s functions are those conferred on it by or under this Act.

(5) Schedule 1 contains further provision about the Commission .

A1CPromotion of social mobility, advice and reportsE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Commission must promote social mobility in England.

(2)The Commission must on request give advice to a Minister of the Crown about how to improve social mobility in England.

(3) Advice given under subsection (2) must be published.

(4)The Commission must publish a report setting out its views on the progress made towards improving social mobility in the United Kingdom.

(5)The report must also describe, in the case of a report made after the appointed day for Northern Ireland, the measures taken by the Northern Ireland departments in accordance with a Northern Ireland strategy.

(6)The report may be published as one or more documents as a Minister of the Crown may direct.

(7)The first report must be published before the end of the financial year ending with 31 March 2017.

(8)Later reports must be published before the end of each subsequent financial year.

(9)A Minister of the Crown must lay a report under this section before Parliament.

(10) A Minister of the Crown may direct the Commission to carry out any other activity relating to improving social mobility in England or Northern Ireland. ]

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