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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (6 March 2015)

Apprenticeships (Child Benefit and Tax Credit Entitlement) (Research) Bill - Second reading – Jesse Norman. Legislation

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Security Benefits: Immigrants (19 January 2015)

Priti Patel: Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit are "family benefits" under EU law. As such EEA nationals working in the UK are entitled to claim in respect of children living in other Member States. The Prime Minister has made clear that we need to change the rules around paying Child Benefit in respect of children who live in other European countries. This requires a change of EU law, so Ministers...

Care Sector (13 January 2015)

Paul Burstow: ..., and the fastest-growing section of the population is the over-85s. By 2030, it is estimated that there will be 2.3 million people aged over 85. Other things are also changing. Many people are having children later, and families are living further apart. There are more family break-ups and divorces, and there are more single people in later life who may not have family support structures....

Early Years Intervention — Motion to Take Note (8 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Nash: ...Parliament, as at the start, the coalition Government remain fully committed to breaking the cycle of deprivation, promoting social mobility and a more equal society. Central to this is the goal of ending child poverty in the UK by 2020 and reducing inequalities. Despite the challenging economic circumstances and fiscal restraint imposed on us by the state of the public finances that we...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments (8 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Pamela Nash: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was overpaid in child and working tax credit because of error by officials in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland in each of the last four years for which records are available.

Benefit Claimants (North-east) — [Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] (7 January 2015)

Chi Onwurah: ...of the challenges they face. As the shadow Secretary of State, my hon. Friend the Member for Leeds West (Rachel Reeves), has said: “Jobcentres, and the HMRC offices that currently administer tax credits, are vital public services that British citizens pay for with their taxes. People who use them have as much right to expect fair and respectful treatment as patients in an NHS...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments (19 December 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Pamela Nash: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much has been overpaid in child tax credit and working tax credit as a result of technical and administrative errors by his Department; and how much of that overpayment has been written off in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) North Lanarkshire and (d) Airdrie and Shotts constituency in each year since that scheme's inception.

Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day]: Food Banks (17 December 2014)

Rob Wilson: ...statement. There are now more people in employment than ever before, and I hope Opposition Members will welcome that fact. The economy is growing faster than any other in the G7, and we have cut income tax for 26 million people and are freezing fuel duty, cutting child care bills and providing funding for councils to freeze council tax. It is working—disposable income per capita is...

National Minimum Wage (16 December 2014)

Dan Jarvis: ...who are stuck on low pay. The number is up from 3.4 million in 2009 and is at an all-time record. Women and young people are being hit hardest. One third of all working women and nearly two fifths of 16 to 30-year-old employees do not earn a decent wage. Nearly two thirds of children living in poverty now live in families with someone in work. If we look at the proportion of our work force...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Immigration: Poland (16 December 2014)

Lord Bates: ...for longer than three months unless they have a genuine prospect of work. We have also introduced measures to ensure that new EU job seekers will be unable to access Jobseeker’s Allowance, or Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit, until they have been resident in the UK for three months. The Prime Minister has made clear that further steps are needed to address immigration from the...

Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] — Second Reading (12 December 2014)

Lord Farmer: ...engender; the benefits of marriage; and, finally, the need to look beyond accommodating the lifestyle choices of adults and see the repercussions for the weak and vulnerable, most notably the effects on children. I am sincerely troubled by the reintroduction of the Bill, which, as we have heard this afternoon, echoes that of the noble Lord, Lord Lester, in the 2008-09 Session. The doubling...

Childcare Payments Bill — Second Reading (and remaining stages) (9 December 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Newby: ...probably not as widely understood as it should be that very early high-quality educational intervention is an investment, in that it raises the starting point from which everything else flows through a child’s education and, indeed, life. I absolutely agree with him about the need to have good-quality provision at every stage. I take his point about low pay in early years. We hope,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit (Migrant Workers) (8 December 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...as a result local authorities currently hold limited data on housing benefit. However, based on the latest figures we have been able to glean, we estimate that some 420,000 EU families have been claiming child benefit at a cost of 650 million; and 317,000 EU citizens are claiming tax credits at a cost of 2.2 billion.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education (8 December 2014)

Sam Gyimah: The Department for Education have taken a number of actions as part of the Government’s plan to increase the supply and affordability of childcare. The Department has extended free early learning places to around 260,000 two-year-olds from September 2014. Low income working parents can already benefit from support through the childcare element of working tax credit. Once Universal...

Autumn Statement — Motion to Take Note: 12 45 pm (4 December 2014)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...three issues in my five minutes. The first has been prompted by a splendid article in the IFS’s Fiscal Studies, written by Paul Johnson, which encouraged a glimpse of what has been happening to tax policy in the UK, from the perspective of consistency and coherence. This is a chance to take some stock. So far as income tax is concerned, we know that the Government’s focus has...

Autumn Statement — Statement (3 December 2014)

Lord Deighton: ...powerhouse. And today we back aspiration—the aspiration to save, to work, and to own your own home—in stark contrast to those who would hit people’s pensions and jobs and homes with higher taxes, for that is an approach that we entirely reject. Instead, we support people who want to work hard and get on, and it is for their sakes that we resolve to stay on course for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Autumn Statement (3 December 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Edward Balls: ..., I believe, until 2016. Why can the Chancellor not take immediate action and adopt our plan to cut business rates for small companies? Why will he not increase the bank levy now and increase free child care for working people? Why will he not properly capitalise the business investment bank? Why will he not raise, as a proportion of earnings, the national minimum wage? Why will he not...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Denbighshire (1 December 2014)

Priti Patel: The number of households in receipt of Tax Credits for 2012-13 and 2011-12 are available at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-tax-credi ts-statistics, in the publications ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics’ of each tax year. Information for Denbighshire can be found in Table 2 of each publication and information for the...

Prayers: Immigration Statistics (28 November 2014)

Michael Penning: ...country for four years when they come here to work. We will prevent them from having social housing for four years. What really winds up my constituents is when people from the EU working here send child benefit and child tax credits back to another country. That will stop under the next Conservative Government.

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. ...

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