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Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (20 Jun 2016)

Paul Blomfield: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many enquiries have been made by hon. Members to HM Revenue and Customs on tax credits claims by (a) e-mail, (b) telephone and (c) letter in the last 12 months.

Scottish Parliament: Children (16 Jun 2016)

Daniel Johnson: ensure that every child benefits from it. Labour has taken the early years seriously for some time. Expanded childcare, the introduction of paternity leave, increased maternity leave and pay, tax credits and the sure start programme are all achievements of recent Labour Governments. The Scottish Government will have our support when it builds on those foundations. Childcare also has...

EU Membership: Economic Benefits (15 Jun 2016)

Matt Warman: ...churches thrived and local hospitals that previously struggled for numbers found they had the opposite problem. But the second thing was the other side of the coin: pressure on public services increased, the tax credits bill rose and local people saw their town change rapidly. People started to say they did not hear English accents on the streets as much as they previously had. Those...

Scottish Parliament: Trade Union Membership (15 Jun 2016)

Patrick Harvie: ...must act together, overcoming the distrust that too often exists between political parties in Scotland. There are other actions that we can take in Scotland. SNP members know that I give credit where it is due for the fair work agenda and the business pledge, but both need to go further. In particular, there is a need for greater conditionality in the fair work agenda. We should say...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill: Second Stage (14 Jun 2016)

Alex Attwood: I will conclude those remarks now, but corporation tax was weaved in and out by Mr Lunn most recently. The Minister is negotiating on something that London have said explicitly in Stormont House that they will not negotiate on, and the DUP and Sinn Féin have both said that they are loyal to Stormont House. Sinn Féin is not loyal to Stormont House when it comes to that issue....

Elected Mayors (14 Jun 2016)

Justin Madders: ..., any consultation, and measurable objectives, and is being done in a rushed way that risks leaving areas with poorly constructed deals that are adopted without the application of any local scrutiny. I do, however, give the Government credit for asking areas which powers they would like to be devolved, but that huge opportunity is being undermined because Ministers will not allow local...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Economy: R&D Investment (14 Jun 2016)

Simon Hamilton: .... There are a range of schemes in place. As I mentioned, there is an Invest NI grant scheme, R&D clinics and various funds in higher and further education. There are also national schemes such as an HMRC tax credit scheme and the patent box scheme, which reduces corporation tax to 10% for patents that are registered in the UK. There is also a small business research initiative,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: June Monitoring (14 Jun 2016)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: ...that this is a welcome development that will greatly benefit our community. I think it will be particularly welcomed by those outside the city of Belfast. I will turn now to the specifics of the June monitoring round, starting with a number of adjustments relating to centrally held items. Members may recall that the Budget 2016-17 held £30 million of the funding, previously...

Statutory Auditors and Third Country Auditors Regulations 2016 - Motion to Approve (13 Jun 2016)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: ...whole of the EU, which will ensure that the public can be assured that company accounts really mean what they say. We particularly welcome the increased oversight of the auditing of quoted companies, credit and insurance firms, all of which are vital to the health of UK plc. I think even the noble Lord, Lord Hodgson, would agree with that. We especially welcome strengthening the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Supply Resolution for the 2014-15 Excess Votes — Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Main Estimates 2016-17 (13 Jun 2016)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: ..., but Mr Attwood attacked the deal that we did on welfare mitigations. In my view, we set aside over £500 million, and we have a panel that is making recommendations on how that money should be used. We know that tax credits did not go ahead, so we have a bit of space there. Someone said earlier — maybe from the Ulster Unionist Party — that it is a big commitment from...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Supply Resolution for the 2014-15 Excess Votes — Supply Resolution for the Northern Ireland Main Estimates 2016-17 (13 Jun 2016)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: saying that I believe that that Budget will serve our people well. In particular, I am proud that we are delivering the most generous welfare protection in these islands, with over £500 million specifically to ensure that the most vulnerable people in our society will be protected from the worst excesses of the Tory Government's austerity agenda. We are blocking the bedroom tax,...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Leaflets (13 Jun 2016)

Anne Main: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the cost of publishing the leaflets entitled Tax credits: coming to the UK - WTC/FS5 and Social Security abroad: N138.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: EEA Nationals (10 Jun 2016)

Chris Heaton-Harris: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the HM Revenue and Customs publication, entitled Tax Credits Statistics on non-UK EEA Nationals, of 22 February 2016, how many (a) in-work and (b) out-of-work claims of what amount were made by families with at least one (i) EEA national and (ii) recently arrived EEA national in each of the last three years.

Government and Parliament - Motion to Take Note (9 Jun 2016)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...think that on one day, on one vote, the conventions were stretched a bit, I do not think that in any way detracts from the observance of those conventions around the House at all times. When we had the tax credits vote, the proposal from my noble friend Lady Hollis was intended to be helpful. Noble Lords will recall that we did not support a fatal Motion, although I think the noble...

Economy and Finance - Motion to Take Note (9 Jun 2016)

Lord Polak: ...that progress towards this has already begun; Britain’s world-leading tech sector gives us a competitive edge that is not just transforming our daily lives but driving the whole economy forward. Not only does the UK have one of the lowest corporation tax rates in the G20 but you can register a company within 48 hours for as little as £15 and have access to the second largest...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (9 Jun 2016)

Sam Gyimah: ...three- and four-year olds (with early implementation in some areas from September 2016) – worth around another £2,500 per child per year. We also continue to invest in the Early Years Pupil Premium. We are also introducing Tax-Free Childcare from early 2017, under which around 2 million families could benefit by up to £2,000 per child per year or £4,000 per child per...

Scottish Parliament: Cabinet (Meetings) (9 Jun 2016)

Patrick Harvie: I certainly agree with those final comments. We have given the Government credit where credit is due for developing the fair work agenda and for promoting it by means of the business pledge. The First Minister says that she is willing to consider compulsion. However, is it not abundantly clear, given the scale of the abuses that we know are taking place every day in our country, that we need...

Scottish Parliament: Dignity, Fairness and Respect in Disability Benefits (9 Jun 2016)

Maurice Corry: firmly in place for our armed forces, both for serving personnel and for veterans. Those include child benefits, statutory sick pay, the armed forces independence payment, PIP, the sure start maternity grant, job allowances, tax credits, childcare costs, council tax relief when on military operations and social housing. With regard to social housing allocation, it took some...

Business of the House: Disability Employment Gap (8 Jun 2016)

Owen Smith: ...and disabilities through the Work and Health Programme; and calls on the Government to reverse cuts to the work-related activity component of Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit work allowances that risk widening the disability employment gap. In my opinion and that of Her Majesty’s loyal Opposition, the Government are failing disabled people in...

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