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Rural Development Sub-Committee to look at poverty in rural Wales, 06/12/07 [W]

The Assembly’s Rural Development Sub-Committee has agreed the terms of reference for its new inquiry into poverty and deprivation in rural Wales.

The terms of reference are:

  • To examine issues relating to poverty and deprivation in rural Wales and to scrutinise the relevance and effectiveness of Welsh Assembly Government policy in this area.
  • With reference to available data sources, the Sub-committee will examine the extent and nature of poverty and deprivation in rural Wales.
  • The Sub-committee will examine issues relating to poverty and deprivation in rural Wales by reference to the following groups: children and young people, the economically active, the economically inactive, and older people.

The Sub-committee will be issuing a call for written evidence and taking oral evidence on the new inquiry early in the New Year.

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