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Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit: Liverpool (2 July 2015)

Louise Ellman: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many recipients of working tax credit there are in (a) Liverpool and (b) Liverpool Riverside constituency.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Welfare Tax Credits: EU Law (2 July 2015)

David Nuttall: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment his Department has made of whether the introduction of a mandatory four-year contributory period applied to both UK and EU nationals prior to eligibility for the tax credit element of universal credit would be permissible under EU law.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Minimum Wage: EU Nationals (2 July 2015)

David Nuttall: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what forms of local and central government support are available to an EU national working on the minimum wage other than tax credits.

Childcare Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (1 July 2015)

Lord Nash: My Lords, I shall speak to Amendment 10. While I understand the noble Baronesses, Lady Pinnock and Lady Tyler, would like working parents of children between ages one and two to be entitled to additional childcare, the elected Government’s manifesto commitment is to increase the hours of free childcare to working parents of three and four-year-olds. There is already support for...

Childcare Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (1 July 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Nash: ...11, 25, 26 and 33. This group covers a range of amendments on eligibility. I appreciate the intentions of noble Lords in laying these amendments and seeking further clarity on the definition of “working parent”. Perhaps I can clear up one point immediately, on whether a parent is someone with parental responsibility. This is defined in the Bill, in Clause 1(12)(a), which states...

Opposition Day — [4th Allotted Day]: Equal Pay and the Gender Pay Gap (1 July 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Melanie Onn: ...If they will not do that by raising the minimum wage, they must commit actively to support SME businesses to pay the living wage and legislate for FTSE 100 companies to do the same. The forthcoming cuts to tax credits will only make the problem of low pay worse. If the Government want tax credits to be replaced by higher wages, they need to be active in making that happen and should not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Child Poverty (1 July 2015) See 7 other results from this debate

Stephen Timms: ...State for early sight of his statement. What he read out today is the obituary notice for compassionate conservatism. It is the death knell for any idea that his party might one day be a party for working people. It is only a week since we received the news that progress on child poverty has stalled, with most poor children now living in working households. The Conservatives’...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister (1 July 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Mark Durkan: Given regional wage profiles, many families in the north of Ireland will identify with the concerns raised today by the four children’s commissioners about tax credits. Further to heeding those wider warnings, will the Prime Minister have the Chancellor take particular care to ensure that no supposedly more targeted changes to child benefit or tax credits will end up being misdirected...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Universal Credit (1 July 2015)

Damian Hinds: The government is committed to supporting families on low incomes, including through Tax Credits and the new Universal Credit. Universal Credit will significantly simplify the benefits system for claimants, and ensure that it always pays to be in work and to work more. Rates of these benefits, including the child element in Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit, are available via .gov.uk

Welfare Reform (People with Disabilities) (30 June 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Natalie McGarry: ...that we spin around disability. The general election was particularly bruising, and for disabled people to hear parties talk not about being the party of people with disabilities, but about hard-working people, with the inference that people who are not in work are not hard-working and do not aspire to be, damages the debate. Today in the Chamber, my SNP colleagues are debating the...

Scotland Bill: Clause 24 — Universal credit: costs of claimants who rent accommodation (30 June 2015) See 10 other results from this debate

David Mundell: ...situation, whereby people stand up in Parliament and make grand statements for which they are not held accountable and without explaining where the money will come from or how the system will work in practice. A lot of us who live in Scotland know that what the Scottish Government say does not always—shock, horror—happen in reality. I want a system for which the Scottish...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget (No. 2) Bill: Final Stage (30 June 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Alex Attwood: ...had to go to the House of Commons and say that they did not have the money to do a lot of other projects, including rail projects between Manchester and Leeds. The British Government have promised money to do work on the rail network in the Midlands and made a commitment to do HS2, yet, as we see from last Thursday in respect of the money for the rail project in Leeds and Manchester and...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Finance and Personnel: Tax Credits (30 June 2015)

Oliver McMullan: T10. Mr McMullan asked the Minister of Finance and Personnel whether she agrees that there is no evidence of any link between the removal of tax credits for working people and a rise in wages. (AQT 2750/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Finance and Personnel: Welfare Reform: Departmental Budgets (30 June 2015)

Dolores Kelly: ...said that, on average, the income of an average household here is some 6,000 less than any other region within the United Kingdom? That being the case, as well as the predicted onslaught on working tax credits and child tax credits in 8 July Budget, what representations, if any, has she made to the Department for Work and Pensions?

Scotland Bill: Clause 19 — Disability, industrial injuries and carer’s benefits (30 June 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Priti Patel: That is subject to the discussions taking place on the fiscal framework. Returning to carers, we recognise and appreciate, as everybody in the House will, the contribution of informal carers, who provide tremendous support to parents and other family members. Amendment 115 relates to the powers being devolved on the provision of the regulated social fund. Clause 20 will give the Scottish...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Northern Ireland (30 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Margaret Ritchie: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost to the public purse was of (a) working tax credits and (b) child tax credit for claimants in Northern Ireland in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit (30 June 2015)

Steve McCabe: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 26 March 2015 to Question 228908, if he will make it his policy to collect data on the length of time taken to process working tax credit claims.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Welfare Tax Credits (30 June 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Peter Kyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of removing tax credits on child poverty in Hove.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (30 June 2015)

Shailesh Vara: The First-tier Tribunal – Social Security and Child Support (SSCS) administered by HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS), hears appeals against Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) decisions on a range of benefits. The table below shows the proportion of appeals which were decided in favour of the appellant in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England relating...

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