Child poverty

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Dear Oxford City Council,

Please can you provide figures on child poverty in every ward in Oxford city since 1997.

Yours faithfully,

Rabyah Khan

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Dear Rabyah Khan,

Oxford City Council – Reference: 10183

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Dear Rabyah Khan,
 
Oxford City Council – Reference: 10183
 
Further to the acknowledgement below, I can respond to your Freedom of
Information Act 2000 request received on 9th June 2021 as follows:
 
Please can you provide figures on child poverty in every ward in Oxford
city since 1997.
 
The Department for Work and Pensions produces figures for Children in
Absolute Low Income Families and on their website
([1]https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/js...)
there is ward level data going back to 2014/15 (see attached). Please note
figures for 2019/20 are provisional.
 
They can be contacted at the following email if you wish to see if they
have data going back further –
[2][email address]
 
 
If you disagree with any part of the response to your request, you are
entitled to ask the Council for an internal review of the decision(s)
made.  You may do this by writing to the Monitoring Officer, by either
email – [email address] – or by post to Monitoring Officer, Oxford
City Council, St Aldate’s Chambers, St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1DS.  After
the result of the internal review, if you remain dissatisfied, you may ask
the Information Commissioner to intervene on your behalf.  You may do this
by writing to the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Kathryn Winfield
Information Governance Requests Officer
 
Kathryn Winfield | Information Governance Requests Officer | Oxford City
Council | Law and Governance | St. Aldate's Chambers | Oxford | OX1 1DS |
Email: [email address] | T: 01865 252007
My working days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
 
Stop the virus from spreading. Keep Oxford safe.
Follow the guidance: Clean hands. Wear a face mask. Keep your distance.
Get tested if you have symptoms.
 
 
 
 

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