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Scottish Parliament: “The Cost of the School Day" (8 Oct 2015)

...things that we need to do through that fund or in addition to that fund. I do not mind saying that one of the things that worry me as we try to address these issues is the looming cuts to tax credits that are shamefully being introduced by the Conservative Government, which will affect perhaps 200,000 families with children in Scotland to the tune of about £3,000 a year and will...

Scottish Parliament: HM Naval Base Clyde (Spending) (8 Oct 2015)

Keith Brown: ...;Trident & Jobs”, which found that more jobs would be created if the money to be spent on Trident were instead spent on other areas of public spending. We can be in no doubt that we face huge cuts to welfare provision in Scotland, including cuts to tax credits, and we know that individuals and families in Scotland are currently experiencing the adverse consequences of welfare...

Scottish Parliament: Inverclyde Council (Education) (7 Oct 2015)

Stuart McMillan: As a result of the Tory cuts to working tax credits, 22,000 children in Scotland between the ages of three and 15 will lose their entitlement to free school meals. How will Inverclyde Council be expected to deal with those Tory cuts? Can anything be done to mitigate the effects of this attack on the least well-off in Inverclyde and in Scotland as a whole, who stand to lose their entitlement...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Credit Unions and Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill: Second Stage (6 Oct 2015)

Jonathan Bell: made about literally hundreds of new jobs for Northern Ireland. I believe that, if we can, during the talks process, resolve the outstanding issues of welfare reform and set a date and rate for corporation tax, Northern Ireland is in for a significantly positive future. I wish the talks every success. Mr Flanagan raised the issue of corporate bodies in clause 1, and I have answered...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: Childcare (5 Oct 2015)

Jennifer McCann: exactly what we are trying to do. We are trying to provide childcare in a way that targets the people who most need it. The key issue that will affect families with children is the cuts to tax credits that the Westminster Government are talking about bringing forward. That will impact on over 120,000 families here in the North. On average, each household will lose up to £1,000...

Scottish Parliament: Employment (30 Sep 2015)

Roseanna Cunningham: ...and between our schools in Scotland; indeed, that is why we have made tackling the attainment gap our top priority. However, we differ on the answer to some of those problems. Through the Smith process, we sought additional employment, trade union, taxation and welfare powers for the Parliament to allow us to deliver the changes that we need in employment in Scotland and the creation of...

Scottish Parliament: Nuisance Calls and Texts (30 Sep 2015)

Liam McArthur: ...and the campaign enjoys strong cross-party support. I commend Which?—the Consumer Association—for its tireless campaigning on the issue. It is right to argue for more action and deserves credit for some of the progress that has been achieved. I do, though, have one complaint about its briefing for the debate. It fails to acknowledge the pivotal role played by my former...

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (24 Sep 2015)

Nicola Sturgeon: Engagements to take forward the Government’s ambitious programme for Scotland, including our plans to protect free school meals in Scotland from the impact of Tory cuts to tax credits.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance (23 Sep 2015)

Priti Patel: the Child Maintenance Service) has a number of key features designed to ensure that non-resident parents meet their financial responsibilities to their children. For example, the 2012 Scheme uses tax data taken directly from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, addressing challenges around ensuring that the child maintenance calculation is based on accurate earnings information....

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (23 Sep 2015)

Greg Mulholland: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families in each constituency will be affected by the Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2015.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Security Benefits (22 Sep 2015)

Cat Smith: ...Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2015 to Question 8088, if he will make it his policy to conduct an assessment of the potential effect of proposed changes to tax credits and housing benefit in the Summer Budget 2015 on the number of abortions in the UK.

Scottish Parliament: Education (22 Sep 2015)

Cara Hilton: ...half as likely to go to university. Cuts to college places and budgets mean that even fewer options are now open to young people from more deprived backgrounds. Child poverty is set to rise, thanks to the Tory Government’s cuts to tax credits and its austerity policies. The need for further, targeted investment to support the early years workforce with language and communication...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Landfill Communities Fund (21 Sep 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Landfill Communities Fund allows a landfill operator to gain a tax credit against 90 per cent of the voluntary donations it makes to environmental bodies for spending on certain prescribed objectives. The restoration of a building of historic interest or place of religious worship within the vicinity of a landfill site is one of these objectives. ENTRUST, the regulator of the Landfill...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Landfill Communities Fund (21 Sep 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The Landfill Communities Fund (LCF) allows landfill operators to claim a 90 per cent tax credit on voluntary contributions made to Environmental Bodies, for spending on certain prescribed objectives. Environmental Bodies do not need to be charities but they must be non-profit making, and not controlled by the landfill operator or a local authority. Environmental Bodies are also...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Banks: Taxation (21 Sep 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: The banking tax roadmap set out at the Summer Budget means that banks will end up paying a corporation tax rate which is the lowest in the G7 and lower than at any time under the last Labour government. There is also an allowance in the surcharge for the first £25 million of a banking group’s profits, reducing the impact on smaller banks and excluding many altogether. The...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (18 Sep 2015)

Callum McCaig: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many Government employees are in receipt of tax credits.

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Clause 9 - Freeze of certain social security benefits for four tax years (17 Sep 2015)

Damian Hinds: ...163;12 billion that we have been discussing. While the Government have a clear mandate for the reforms, it is imperative that we protect the most vulnerable. We are protecting pensioners, with pension credit, the pension additions in other benefits, and the basic state pensions—they are all excluded from the freeze. We are also exempting benefits relating to the additional costs of...

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Clause 7 - Benefit cap (17 Sep 2015)

This amendment would remove child tax credit from the benefit cap. Amendment 32, in clause 7, page 9, line 21, lea ve out paragraph (f).

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 9 - Increased nil-rate band where home inherited by descendants (17 Sep 2015)

Barbara Keeley: ...get on to the property ladder. Paul Johnson, the director of the IFS, has said that it is “rather odd to give this special treatment to housing given that owner-occupied housing is already extremely tax privileged”. He said: “This will only increase the bias we have towards putting your money in a house, to inflating potentially the value of housing, without dealing with...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 7 - Rate of corporation tax for financial years 2017-2020 (17 Sep 2015)

Barbara Keeley: I do not see how that follows the flow of what I am talking about, but if I find a place to give a reply, I will do so. In 2014-15, corporation tax made up 7% of the total tax take in the UK. We need to be clear that cutting corporation tax amounts to a transfer to the largest businesses that disproportionately benefits them. We are concerned that a more effective policy measure, such as the...

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