Poor Families (Tax)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 10th May 2001.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms The Financial Secretary to the Treasury 11:30 am, 10th May 2001

By October 2001, as a result of the personal tax and benefit measures introduced over the Parliament, families with children in the least well-off fifth of the population will, on average, be £1,700 a year better off in real terms.