MPs took part in a debate on a motion relating to welfare reforms and poverty today in the House of Commons Chamber. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following representation from Mr Michael Meacher and Sir Peter Bottomley.
the motion, in the name of Mr Michael Meacher, is as follows:
“That this House believes that a commission of inquiry should be established to investigate the impact of the Government’s welfare reforms on the incidence of poverty.”
You can read the transcript at the link below