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Adult Learning — [John Robertson in the Chair] (3 September 2014)

Meg Hillier: ...a big achievement for him and, critically, they enabled him to progress in his chosen career rather than be condemned to a limited choice of low wage, unskilled jobs. That is the nub of the issue. I also met a young woman, who is a mother of a young child, who similarly had not enjoyed maths at school, but, as she was training to be a chef, she could see the point in it. Again, she had...

Scottish Parliament: Increasing Opportunities for Women (20 August 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Angela Constance: ...and unlock our potential, we have a position in Scotland today in which too many households struggle to meet their bills as wages are eroded and the cost of living increases. Around half of working-age adults and more than half of children in poverty live in working households and, despite the UK Government’s stated commitment to support families, women are disproportionately...

Scottish Parliament: Welfare (13 August 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Nicola Sturgeon: ...path with independence. As people consider that choice that will be before them on 18 September, they should do so in the knowledge that further Westminster cuts are still to come—cuts that will impact most on women, children and the disabled. As people consider that choice, I am confident that the policies that we have outlined and the vision that we put forward will encourage them...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Taxation: Childcare (29 July 2014)

Lord Deighton: The Government has today published ‘Tax-Free Childcare: the government’s response to the consultation on childcare account provision’ – a response to the further consultation on the delivery of childcare accounts within the Tax-Free Childcare scheme. The document is available at

Women: Equality and Advancement — Question for Short Debate (22 July 2014)

Baroness Thornton: .... The document that resulted, for example, makes specific references to uphold women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights; there was an agreement to eliminate harmful practices, including child marriage and female genital mutilation, which, significantly, would in future not be referred to as “cutting”. There were also explicit references made to a woman’s...

Child Benefit Entitlement (Disqualification of Non-UK EU Nationals) (22 July 2014)

Philip Hollobone: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to disqualify non-UK citizens from the European Union from entitlement to child benefit; and for connected purposes. Mr Speaker, may I first thank you for giving me permission to move the motion? The purpose of the Bill, were it granted by the House, would be to end the absurd anomaly whereby any EU national can come to this country to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Social Security Benefits: Children (22 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Chris Heaton-Harris: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many adults claim child tax credit for children not residing in the UK; and for how many children such UK child benefit is claimed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Child Care (21 July 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Nicky Morgan: I thank the hon. Gentleman very much for his kind sentiments. He will know that the National Day Nurseries Association published research last year showing that the cost of child care had stabilised and was starting to come down. I am sure that he would therefore support our proposals for tax-free child care, which would allow parents to build up credit in accounts, which they could then...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Tax Credit (17 July 2014)

Adrian Sanders: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make it his policy to allow child tax credit awards to continue for children over the age of 19 where their school education has been delayed by ill health.

Welfare Reform (Cumbria) (16 July 2014)

Jamie Reed: ...seen in the past two years have been all-encompassing. There have been changes to support for in-work benefits and unemployed adults, changes to support for adults with disabilities, the introduction of the bedroom tax and more. The impact of these on individuals and families has been extremely tough, and I will touch on each of them in the debate. But that is not all; the impact on...

Bill Presented: Childcare Payments Bill (14 July 2014) See 15 other results from this debate

Andrea Leadsom: ...that no Opposition Back Benchers wanted to celebrate its arrival. It is fairly safe to say that the vast majority of Members who spoke agree that more needs to be done to support families with child care costs. It is also safe to say that the majority recognise not only the impact that an improvement in this area could have on millions of households but the impact it could have on the...

Business of the House (10 July 2014)

Andrew Lansley: ...or demonstrates heroism, they will not be penalised. I think that is very helpful. The hon. Lady seems to have taken to a habit of starting to re-run Opposition debates—in this instance, on universal credit. The House had an opportunity to debate universal credit on an Opposition motion, an opportunity to listen to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (9 July 2014)

Affordable Childcare: Affordable Childcare. 10:30 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10.40am) evidence will be heard from Olivia McLeod, Director for Early Years and Childcare, Department for Education; Jacob Soper, Deputy Director for Universal Credit strategy, Department for Work and Pensions;Tom Smith, Director of Customer, Strategy and Change Policy for Tax Credits and Child Benefit, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Global Health (Research and Development) — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (8 July 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Alan Duncan: ...will proceed more broadly. In the last two decades, tremendous progress has been made in improving the health, and preventing the deaths, of those living in poverty around the world, particularly women and children. For instance, between 1990 and 2011 the mortality rate among children under five fell from 84 deaths to 53 deaths per 1,000 live births, which is a very positive and...

Estimates 2014-15 — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (7 July 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Debbie Abrahams: ...programme that we are scrutinising and it is a categorical failure. It is a mess. I have spoken about the waste of money. The Major Projects Authority said that there have been so many changes to universal credit that it cannot be seen as the same project: it must be seen as a new project. As I said last week, and as was mentioned also by the Chair of the Select Committee, we started off...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (7 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Stephen Timms: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many new claims were paid in April 2014 for (a) working tax credit and (b) child tax credit.

Select Committee on Foreign Affairs: Social Mobility/Child Poverty Strategy (3 July 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

David Laws: ...people start in life should not determine where they end up, and that forms the basis of a huge amount of work that we are doing on both economic and social policy, which we have set out in the recent child poverty strategy and the social mobility strategy. It was good to hear not only the two opening speeches, but the speeches made by other Members including the hon. Member for Glasgow...

Economy: Manufacturing — Motion to Take Note (3 July 2014)

Lord Borwick: ...there is nothing that an accountant cannot do, I doubt that the feeling that they have is the same. I have spent most of my working life manufacturing different products. I have manufactured London taxis and metal parts for other makers too. I thank my noble friend Lady Wilcox for raising such an important issue. In order to strengthen the sector, it is important to think about what...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Self-employed (3 July 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many self-employed people claimed (a) child tax credits and (b) working tax credits in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: York (2 July 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Hugh Bayley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many families in (a) York Central constituency and (b) York Unitary Authority area received child and working tax credits in 2009 and in each year since.

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