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School Transport — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (25 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Nick Gibb: ...a barrier to choice, thus enabling some of the most disadvantaged pupils to secure fair access to a wider range of schools. Children are eligible for extended rights if they are entitled to free school meals or if their parents are in receipt of maximum working tax credit. Where those criteria apply, pupils are given additional financial support towards school transport. The policy amends...

[Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] — Older Industrial Areas: Economic Disparities (25 June 2015)

Toby Perkins: ...industrial areas in terms of employment growth precisely because the Labour Government made the decision to invest in such communities. So we can get results if we invest. The Coalfields Regeneration Trust did so much work and was strongly supported by the Labour Government. The Labour Government made huge investments in health promotion, which my hon. Friend the Member for Easington...

Child Poverty — Statement (25 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Liddle: ..., does the Minister agree that whatever the intellectual merits of different definitions of poverty, if the Government proceed with what is widely rumoured in the press to be 5 billion of cuts in working families’ tax credits, the impact of that will inevitably be to increase very considerably the amount of child poverty in this country?

Energy and Climate Change: Child Poverty (25 June 2015) See 9 other results from this debate

Chris Leslie: ...opportunities for high-quality skills, as a more positive route out of poverty. But what does this Secretary of State do when faced with an end to the progress in reducing child poverty? He threatens to cut 5 billion from the tax credits of children, which would mean 3.7 million working families losing, on average, 1,400 a year. That will not address child poverty; it will add...

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]: Committee (2nd Day) (24 June 2015)

Baroness Hollis of Heigham: ...effectively removed the responsibility for housing from a district council to a combined authority and would have to start inspecting houses of multiple occupation and all the rest of it to make it work. That would leave district councils virtually non-existent. That is my problem with Amendment 36A. Although I am sure that Amendment 36B is well intentioned, my problem is with...

Free Childcare and Nursery Providers — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (24 June 2015)

Sam Gyimah: ... the Member for York Outer (Julian Sturdy) for the opportunity to have this debate. It is timely in the light of the Government’s commitment to double the amount of free childcare available for working families. Like him, I am a father; I have a 14-month-old who goes to nursery, so I experience the childcare market from the point of view of a parent, not just a politician sitting in...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill 2015: Second Stage (24 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Arlene Foster: ..., on page 23 it shows the very basic information that needs to be understood in relation to how a Budget is set. It sets out very clearly that Northern Ireland businesses and the public pay taxes to the United Kingdom Government. That Government then allocates a Budget to Northern Ireland, as it does for Scotland and Wales. In our case, we benefit to the tune of an extra 10...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Low Pay (24 June 2015)

Alex Cunningham: Some 89,000 working families in Northern Ireland receive an average of 4,000 a year from the child element of tax credit. How will the Minister help them to restore the money that they will lose when the Prime Minister implements his welfare cuts?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (24 June 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Harriet Harman: ...to be stepped up. On another issue, in his speech on Monday the Prime Minister said: “There’s…nothing progressive about robbing from our children”, but is it not inevitable that cuts in tax credits for working families, unless employers raise their wages immediately, will mean that children are worse off?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Barking and Dagenham (24 June 2015) See 3 other results from this answer

Margaret Hodge: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people are in receipt of working tax credit in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Renfrewshire (24 June 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Gavin Newlands: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many lone parents have been in receipt of (a) child tax credit and (b) working tax credit in Renfrewshire in each of the last five years.

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) (23 June 2015)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...larger proportion of our population now uses cannabis than in those days. Britons are among the largest consumers of controlled drugs in Europe. Therefore, there is evidence that the system is not working. Prohibition is based on a false analysis of supply and demand. Where supply is interdicted, demand does not consequentially fall. Prices rise and the profits of criminals rise, but...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Child Tax Credit (23 June 2015)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he will estimate how many people who would otherwise be eligible for universal credit who would not be so eligible if the child element was reduced in real terms to the 2003-04 level of the child element of child tax credit.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit: North Wales (23 June 2015)

Mark Tami: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people qualify for working tax credit in each constituency in North Wales.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No.2) Bill 2015: Second Stage (22 June 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Patsy McGlone: Thanks for giving way. In fact, you made the very point that I was going to make, which is that that very element of what the Tories seem to be about at the moment is directed at those who receive tax credit for their children and are currently in work. The outcome of that will be that the working poor will become poorer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Carers: Financial Support (22 June 2015)

Iain Duncan Smith: We are looking at welfare, and at how to reform it. When we are ready, I will come forward with an announcement. Let me take the right hon. Gentleman back to the issue of tax credits. We have had many Labour Members going on about tax credits. I looked up how tax credits were increased under a Labour Government. Interestingly, it appears that just before every election, the Labour Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Social Landlords (Direct Rent Payments) (22 June 2015)

Iain Duncan Smith: As I have said, the problem that we inherited was a tax credit system that rewarded people for doing the wrong things, and parked people who wanted to do better on benefits that allowed them not to do any more hours of work. Universal credit changes that: every hour of work pays. Labour has opposed that root and branch, but then it has opposed every other welfare reform that we have...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Security Benefits: Islington (22 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Emily Thornberry: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the average earnings of working claimants of (a) child benefit and (b) child tax credit in (i) the London Borough of Islington and (ii) Islington South and Finsbury constituency.

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

Alex Cunningham: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the effect on the value of (a) child benefit and (b) child tax credit of a two-year freeze on working-age benefits.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (22 June 2015)

Louise Haigh: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an estimate of the annual cost to the public purse of (a) working families tax credits and (b) child tax credits paid to those earning below the living wage.

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