Working Tax Credit
Simon Hart (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, Conservative)
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect on parents of children with autism of changes to the disability care component of the working tax credit.
Chloe Smith (Norwich North, Conservative)
The working tax credit does not include a disability care component. It has a disabled worker element and a severely disabled worker element. The child tax credit has a disabled child element and a severely disabled child element, All of these elements were up-rated by CPI in April 2012.