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Clause 11 - Changes to child tax credit

Part of Welfare Reform and Work Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:15 am on 13th October 2015.

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Photo of Gary Streeter Gary Streeter Conservative, South West Devon 10:15 am, 13th October 2015

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Amendment 84, in clause 12, page 13, line 23, at end insert—

‘(1B) The limit on the number of children or qualifying young person for whom a child element of universal credit can be claimed, as set out in subsection (1B), shall not apply to households where one or more of the child or qualifying young person in that household is disabled. This includes, but is not limited to, those persons in receipt of the disabled child element of universal credit.’