Government Launches a London Child Poverty Pledge
2 October 2008
The London Child Poverty Commission welcomes the London Child Poverty Pledge developed by the government's Child Poverty Unit, a joint Department for Schools and Families (DCSF), Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and HM Treasury initiative.
This Pledge is aimed at any organisation that delivers services for families in London and calls for organisations to make a demonstrable commitment to increase their focus on child poverty and improve the impact of their services on; parental employment, child poverty and the outcomes of poor children in London.
Organisations are being asked to sign up to the Pledge over summer 2008, if your organisation wants find out more about the pledge, or to sign up to the pledge, please contact Sally Knock in the Child Poverty Unit on 0207 9253873 or email email@example.com