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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...

Business of the House (6 November 2014)

William Hague: ...will know, we have cracked down on the number of benefits to which European Union jobseekers can gain access. There is now a three-month delay before they can receive jobseeker’s allowance, child benefit or child tax credit, entitlement to housing benefit has been removed from them, and we have taken a number of other measures. The benefits bill is being reduced in that respect....

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Income Tax (5 November 2014) See 3 other results from this debate

Rushanara Ali: ...the hon. Gentleman interrupting and heckling, I might consider giving way to him. Time and again, it is those most in need who are suffering on this Government’s watch. Shockingly, 2.6 million children across the UK face poverty, which is 600,000 more than in 2010. The recent report by the End Child Poverty coalition found that half the children in my constituency are growing up in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Poverty (4 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an estimate of the potential effect on child poverty of a freeze on (a) tax credits and (b) child benefit in 2016-17 and 2017-18.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Child Poverty (3 November 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Rushanara Ali: The End Child Poverty coalition recently found that almost half of all children in my constituency now live in poverty. Of the 2.6 million children living in poverty across the UK, two thirds rely on tax credits and in-work benefits. How does the Minister square that with the recent changes to benefits, which are going to make matters worse, and is he today redefining poverty?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Child Poverty (3 November 2014)

Steve Webb: .... Friend the shadow Education Secretary. According to a recent article: “Criticising the policies of the last Labour government, Mr Hunt said that the party had previously been too preoccupied with tax credits and not given enough thought to tackling social problems in families.” We are tackling those social problems through the troubled families initiative and a whole range of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Security Benefits (3 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Jim Cunningham: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of households claiming (a) tax credits and (b) child benefit are (i) in work and (ii) have dependent children.

Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: New Clause 5 - Review of impact on childcare costs (28 October 2014) See 2 other results from this clause

Catherine McKinnell: ...first year of a newborn’s life. There is also a new analysis of the households below average income statistics, which were published earlier this year and show that, under this Government, families with children have seen the biggest falls in income relative to those without children. I point the hon. Member for Colchester to the promises made in both the Conservative and the Liberal...

Public Bill Committee: Childcare Payments Bill: Clause 68 - Regulations: general (28 October 2014)

Priti Patel: ...support will be provided, should be subject to the affirmative rather than the negative procedure. Clause 70 defines various terms in the Bill, including “commissioners”, “HMRC” and “tax credits”. Clause 71 enables regulations to amend primary or secondary legislation when the Treasury considers it necessary or expedient to do so as a result of the...

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