Universal Credit: Benefit Cap and Two Child Limit - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:46 pm on 24th January 2023.

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Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2:46 pm, 24th January 2023

I mentioned childcare costs before and it is important to support parents who have childcare needs. Of course, we have the child benefit but on top of that there are other support mechanisms to ensure that those who have children—particularly more than two, which is the subject of this Question—can survive and, in many cases, find the next meal.