Baroness Stroud, Chair of the Social Metrics Commission, led a debate in the House of Lords. She outlined the landmark findings of the Social Metrics Commission report based on its new measurement framework, and explained why the Government should adopt the Commission’s approach as the official measure of poverty in the UK.

The video of Baroness Stroud’s remarks can be viewed here.
The full House of Lords debate can be viewed here.
The full transcript of the debate can read here via Hansard.