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Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Final Stage (26 May 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

John O'Dowd: ...and procedures should and can be reformed over time. This was driven by a 4 billion cut to the welfare budget. That is what drove the Welfare Reform Bill. It was not about ensuring that, through universal credit, many more households would be better off or about it making more sense to have one computer system to deliver benefits to citizens, which does make sense. It was driven...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Final Stage (26 May 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Roy Beggs: ...UK welfare system today is still that broadly envisaged in the Beveridge report in the 1940s: a safety net of support for those who genuinely need it. We want to see the sick, the disabled, the working poor, families, children and our older people all being supported whilst adults who are fit to work but currently are unemployed are supported back into the work space. Ulster Unionists...

Elections for Positions in the House: Backbench Business — Valedictory Debate (26 March 2015)

George Young: ...and then brought back by both, thus showing some ambivalence about my talents. I doubt whether any will achieve the double of TheSpectator Back Bencher of the Year award for leading the rebellion against the poll tax, and another one for being appointed Chief Whip—and for the same party. Let me share a few quick reflections—first, on the coalition. The Liberal Democrats did the...

Finance (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading (and Remaining Stages) (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Lord Haskel: ...debate with such a short and, perhaps I may say, select list of speakers. I start with a question. There is one ingredient which, if inserted into the Finance Bill, would raise pay, raise the tax intake, reduce welfare costs, increase exports, raise our standard of living and cut our deficit. What is that magic ingredient? The Minister will not be surprised to learn that it is...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Synnex-Concentrix UK (26 March 2015)

Priti Patel: Synnex-Concentrix UK Limited is paid on a payment by results model on the basis of savings to public finances from correcting tax credit claims. Payments to Concentrix are also based on the quality and accuracy of their work. The model provides for adjustments for mandatory reconsiderations. The mandatory reconsideration process is set out as part of HMRC’s contract with...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit (26 March 2015)

Steve McCabe: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average length of time was for a decision to be made on a working tax credit claim in each year since 2010.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit (26 March 2015)

Steve McCabe: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of his Department's performance against targets on the length of time for a decision to be made on a working tax credit claim.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (26 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Hylton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much tax credit was paid to working people of low income in each of the last three full years; what is their forecast for the current and next two years; and, for each year, what proportion of recipients were in full-time work.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax (26 March 2015)

Lord Deighton: As a result of increases to the personal allowance, a typical basic rate taxpayer will be 905 a year better off in 2017-18 compared with 2010-11, in cash terms. A basic rate taxpayer who also receives universal credit will still be better off from the personal allowance increase, as will a taxpayer who receives other means-tested benefits. Universal Credit will improve work...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (25 March 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...by Lord Attenborough was a brilliant speech, reprinted in the programme. On either side of it were sayings from Mahatma Gandhi and a Shakespeare sonnet. As far as I was concerned, the service was a work of art in itself on paper before we actually heard the words being read. It was a great occasion. I would also like to comment on my noble friend Lord Graham. He and I won adjoining seats...

Petitions: Social Care and Military Compensation (25 March 2015)

Gordon Marsden: ...social care costs are calculated. I pay tribute to Poppyscotland and the Royal British Legion, which highlighted that issue with their Insult to Injury campaign. In the past, I have been pleased to work closely with the Royal British Legion, both nationally and locally in Blackpool, and together we delivered a petition with 3,000 signatures calling for stronger punishment for those who...

Bill Presented: Clause 6 — Charge for financial year 2016 (25 March 2015)

Ian Swales: ...to rural citizens and rural companies, so the Government have taken some steps, although that is probably not relevant to this debate. Of course, we expect people to pay their share of corporation tax and to do it properly. I remember the head of the CBI saying towards the end of 2013 that he was confused about what Parliament wanted because there was so much noise about tax avoidance. It...

Bill Presented: Clause 66 — VAT: refunds to certain charities (25 March 2015)

Sheila Gilmore: ...not getting some amazing extra increase that year; there was a simple tracking of what had happened, largely because of the VAT issue. Not only have many of those low-paid people not got any further gain to get if the tax threshold keeps increasing, but they have actually lost out at the same time, because one thing that has helped to pay for all this has been the reductions in things such...

Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill (25 March 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Shabana Mahmood: ...in this House. It has always been a pleasure to sit in debates on Treasury matters and to hear him speak. I have learned a huge amount from him. His service on the Treasury Committee has been to his credit, and he has a record of which he can be proud. The House and his constituents will miss him greatly. As my hon. Friend the shadow Chief Secretary said in his opening remarks, the Budget...

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Cyber-security (24 March 2015)

Robin Walker: ...Worcestershire. One business he has visited there, Titania security, told me it was benefiting from a wide range of Government help, including the apprenticeships scheme, research and development tax credits and help with exporting from UK Trade & Investment. Will he update the House on how his Department could work with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to ensure that...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (24 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Rachel Reeves: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value was of the average claim for tax credit made by people who were (a) out of work, (b) self-employed and (c) employed in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit: Bolton (24 March 2015)

David Crausby: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much has been paid through working tax credits to people in Bolton North East constituency in each of the last three years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (24 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Rachel Reeves: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total value was of tax credits paid to claimants who were (a) out of work, (b) self-employed and (c) employed in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Self-employed (24 March 2015)

Stephen Timms: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many self-employed people claimed (a) child tax credits and (b) working tax credits in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: York (24 March 2015) See 2 other results from this answer

Hugh Bayley: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families in (a) York Central constituency and (b) York Unitary Authority area received child and working tax credits in 2009 and in each year since.

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