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- Economy: Growth — Motion to Take Note (16 May 2013)
Baroness Kramer: ...where it offered no resilience. I can understand how the Labour Government got there. They bought into the idea that boom and bust had ended and that there would be a constant flow of substantial tax receipts coming from the financial services industry and that they therefore could let loose the leash on both spending and borrowing because there would be a constant flow of money coming...
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (15 May 2013)
Lord Northbrook: ...the able leadership of my noble friend Lord Wei. Every aspect of our visit was excellently planned, from the detailed FCO briefing before we left to the full programme while we were there. Further credit is due to the Hong Kong Government and the consul-general there, Caroline Wilson, for their superb organisation and interest in hearing our feedback. The British Chamber of Commerce...
- Economic Growth (15 May 2013) See 4 other results from this debate
Danny Alexander: ...their first member of staff or expand their work force. We estimate that the £2,000 allowance in the Bill in question will benefit 1.25 million businesses, most of them small businesses. Our new tax-free arrangements on child care will reduce the cost of employment for employees, putting money back into the pockets of hard-working families and ensuring that it makes financial sense...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Living Standards (15 May 2013)
Susan Elan Jones: Some 400,000 individuals across Wales will face real-terms cuts in tax credits and benefits at a time when 13,000 millionaires across the UK will get a tax cut. Does the Secretary of State think this is right—yes or no?
- Written Answers — Treasury: Advance Corporation Tax (15 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Eilidh Whiteford: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what estimate his Department has made of the contribution of the abolition of advanced corporation tax to the reduction in the value of pension funds; (2) how much has been raised by the withdrawal of advance corporation tax credit on pensions.
- Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (15 May 2013)
William Bain: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 24 April 2013, Official Report, column 1015W, on income tax, what assessment he has made of the number of households containing children and with two adults each earning above the threshold for income tax who (a) will be in receipt of tax credits and (b) will not be in receipt of tax credits in (i) this and (ii) the next...
- Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (15 May 2013)
William Bain: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many households containing a child and one adult earning (a) more and (b) less than the threshold for income tax in (i) the UK, (ii) each nation and each region of the UK and (iii) each parliamentary constituency in the UK will receive tax credits in each of the next four financial years.
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013) See 10 other results from this debate
Chi Onwurah: ...heard. Instead of blaming those struggling to get by for not having jobs that are not there, the Prime Minister should listen to what they have to say. The Government argue that by attacking the public sector, giving tax breaks to millionaires and reducing tax credits for working people, we will liberate individual entrepreneurship. I can testify to the entrepreneurship of many Geordies....
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (14 May 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Baroness Hollis of Heigham: ...it. To get a useful occupational pension, you start contributing young. You and your employer contribute enough throughout your working life. You stay in full-time work for 40 years, you gain from tax relief, you can manage investment and disinvestment strategies and DC schemes, and you do not need to touch your pension savings because you can access other savings. Not one of those...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Income Tax (14 May 2013)
Michael McCann: ...8217;s answer, but I can give him the answer to the question I asked: millionaires will get a cut of £42,000 under this Government’s policies. Does he think it right that those in receipt of tax credits are making a bigger financial contribution to the country’s coffers than millionaires?
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (14 May 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Greg Mulholland: ...that the leased pub company model has been for the British economy. The boss paid himself nearly £1 million last year, while his tenants are struggling to make a living and are subsidised by the taxpayer, through tax credits, to the tune of millions of pounds. Will my hon. Friend conduct a Treasury study into just how many millions the taxpayer provides to subsidise this immoral...
- Written Answers — Treasury: Autumn Statement: Upratings (14 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of working households that will be affected by the changes to the uprating of tax credits and other payments announced in the autumn statement 2012.
- Written Answers — Treasury: Working Tax Credit (14 May 2013)
Stephen Timms: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many households in receipt of the childcare element of working tax credit claimed for the maximum eligible childcare costs for (a) one child and (b) two or more children; and how many such households incurred childcare costs in excess of these limits in each year since 2005-06.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (14 May 2013)
Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of the number of families who will receive universal credit and have one or more members in work but will not have a member eligible to pay income tax in 2015-16.
- Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013) See 2 other results from this debate
Lord Razzall: ...the UK has the biggest banking sector of any major industrial country. The banking crisis and the measures taken to avoid future crises have, as my noble friend Lady Kramer said, seriously impeded credit flows, particularly to SMEs and to individuals. As the Minister indicated, the Green Investment Bank and the business bank represent an attempt to start to deal with this problem. However,...
- Health and Social Care (13 May 2013)
Nicholas Soames: ...national insurance contributions Bill and the deregulation Bill are particularly important to the work that the Government are doing—in my view far more successfully than they are being given credit for—in fixing the British economy, which is showing clear signs of real improvement. I would like to report to the House that at the Burgess Hill Business Parks Association business...
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Pension Credit (13 May 2013)
Steve Webb: The most recent estimates of take-up cover the period 2009-10. Figures for the number of pensioners entitled to but not receiving pension credit in Great Britain from 2007-08 to 2009-10 are presented in the following table; estimates of take-up are not available on a consistent basis for a longer time series. Caseload take-up for pension credit, Great Britain, 2007-08 to 2009-10 ...
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Greater London (13 May 2013)
Mark Hoban: ...the table for Bromley, Croydon, Enfield and Haringey are estimates only of the number of households who may be affected in the year 2013-14. Also, these estimates assume that the situation of these households will go unchanged, and they will not take any steps to either work enough hours to qualify for working tax credit, renegotiate their rent in situ, or find alternative accommodation....
- Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Fraud (13 May 2013)
Nick Hurd: ...activities, but instead coordinates activities and initiatives to tackle fraud and error across central Government. In 2012-13, Departments engaged with the taskforce saved an estimated £5.9 billion of taxpayers' money. This was mainly through improved tax compliance and through tackling fraud and error in tax credits and benefits, but also implementation of spend recovery audits and...
- Jobs and Business (10 May 2013) See 2 other results from this debate
Iain Duncan Smith: ...is made of that. I continue to believe, absolutely correctly, that the work of the cap will help and will lead to people getting jobs. That was the whole purpose, which is why we left those on tax credits off the cap. I believe that people are moving into work, and will continue to do so, as a result of the cap, and I will be able to demonstrate that.