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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...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (11 November 2014)

Tim Farron: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the feasibility of sharing child tax credits proportionally between care givers where custody is split.

Low-income and Vulnerable Consumers — Motion to Take Note (6 November 2014)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...the country, it was ‘fear’. I talked to people afraid of cuts that had yet to be fully felt, of losing their home, of disability benefits being snatched away, of being unable to take care of their children or sick or elderly relatives, of essential local services being eliminated—and of their mental health deteriorating. The more the shockwaves of austerity were absorbed,...

Business of the House: Living Wage (6 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Hywel Williams: ...small businesses, particularly in rural Wales, which are after all the engine of economic prosperity in such areas. Some calculations—they are not mine, but those of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission—have shown that the current proposals will not have a huge effect on the percentage of people on very low pay. I note that the Labour party has said that the minimum...

Women: Homelessness, Domestic Violence and Social Exclusion — Motion to Take Note (6 November 2014)

Baroness King of Bow: ...a bit of slash and burn there. Putting all that to one side, a key element of today’s debate revolves around not simply the cuts themselves, but the nature of the cuts. The nature of the cuts damages not only women and children, but our country’s basic decency and, equally alarmingly, its economic sustainability. Gender lays bare the nonsense of the Bullingdon boys famous...

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