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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty: Greater London (28 November 2014)

Esther McVey: The Government is committed to our goal of ending child poverty in the UK by 2020. The 2014-17 Child Poverty Strategy outlines our plans to tackle the root causes of poverty, including worklessness, low earnings and educational failure. This approach reflects the reality of child poverty in the UK today and is the only way to achieve lasting change to protect the poorest in society. ...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Scotland (28 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...Support. • the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. The cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means that, if...

Women and Equalities: Child Care (27 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Sharon Hodgson: Ministers trumpet tax-free child care, but the fact is that it will not have helped even one family that is struggling with child care costs during this entire Parliament. In fact, those who are struggling the most have had their support via child care tax credits cut, so why do Ministers not implement the policy sooner? While they are at it, why do they not adopt Labour’s commitment to...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (27 November 2014)

Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many households had reductions in (a) working tax and (b) child tax credits as a result of an apprentice aged under 18 being resident in the household in 2013-14.

Opposition Day: [10th alloted day] — The Economy (26 November 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Cathy Jamieson: ...) spoke about the impact of the fall in average wages, the problems caused by the fact that UK productivity is worse than that of other countries, and the lack of deficit reduction. My hon. Friend the Member for Edinburgh East (Sheila Gilmore) spoke of the importance of the tax credit scheme, which had caused many people to take employment. Lone parents in particular had obtained work and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Tynemouth (26 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...8226; the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. However, the cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means...

EU: UK Membership — Motion to Take Note: 6.44 pm (25 November 2014)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...they have a genuine prospect of work, and measures to ensure that EU jobseekers will be unable to access jobseeker’s allowance until they have been resident in the UK for three months. In July that restriction was applied to those seeking to claim child benefit and child tax credit. The measures also include: strengthening the habitual residence test, which all migrants have to...

NHS (Ttip): Universal Credit (25 November 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...has made to their lives. All of them said that it had allowed them to develop, get on and get a better job as a result. On the second part of my hon. Friend’s question, we have announced the child care package today. Basically, people will get child care support at 85% of the costs. The reality is that that will be for every hour that they are in work. Unlike with tax credits at the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Dundee (25 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...8226; the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. The cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means that, if...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Western Isles (25 November 2014)

Esther McVey: .... • the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. The cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means that, if...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Moray (25 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...8226; the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. The cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means that, if...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Perth (25 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...Support. • the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. The cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means that, if...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Income Support: Banff (25 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...8226; the main out-of-work benefits (Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance except when the Support Component is in payment); • Housing Benefit; • Child Benefit; • Child Tax Credit; • other benefits such as Carer’s Allowance. The cap is currently administered through Housing Benefit. This means that, if...

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Apprenticeships (Child Benefit and Tax Credit Entitlement) (Research) (18 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Jesse Norman: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for a programme of research into the costs and benefits of extending eligibility for Child Benefit and Tax Credit entitlement to young people completing apprenticeships; and for connected purposes. The Government have made excellent progress over the past four years in increasing the take-up of apprenticeships. Across England,...

Childcare Payments Bill: New Clause 2 — Review of impact on childcare costs (17 November 2014) See 10 other results from this debate

Maria Miller: ...scheme. The Minister also listened closely to the hon. Member for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham) and his powerful arguments, both today and in Committee, about the particular needs of disabled children. None of us could have anything but admiration for the hon. Member for Newcastle upon Tyne North (Catherine McKinnell), who obviously has her own interest in child care issues. She has...

Childcare Payments Bill: New Clause 1 — Proposals relating to three and four year olds (17 November 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Alex Cunningham: I have been fighting the ending of specialist nursing provision at my local hospital, because it meets the specific needs of parents of disabled children. There has been a considerable reduction in the amount of money that enables local authorities to meet the demand for essential services—if they were given more means, they might well be able to expand provision—but I agree with...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: EU Nationals (17 November 2014)

Esther McVey: ...Plus and HMRC determine whether an EEA national undertaking work activity can be treated as a ‘worker’ or ‘self-employed’ person for the purposes of certain means-tested benefits and tax credits (including Jobseekers Allowance, Housing Benefit, Child Tax Credit and Child Benefit). The Minimum Earnings Threshold helps determine whether an individual’s work is...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit: Merseyside (13 November 2014)

Priti Patel: As of April 2014, there were 37,100 children aged eight to seventeen years old in families from the Merseyside Local Authority area in receipt of Working Tax Credit with a household income below 16,000. This figure includes children from families in receipt of both Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. Not all families included in this figure will have received the same...

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