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Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Finance (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: We would prefer to leave with a deal, and we will work in an energetic and determined way to get that better deal. The fundamentals of the British economy are strong – wages are growing at the fastest rate in over a decade, employment is at a joint record high and the unemployment rate is at its lowest in over 40 years. The Government is turbocharging preparations to ensure we are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: NHS Hospital Projects (1 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government have just announced the largest hospital building programme in a generation, with £2.7 billion of investment in six new large hospitals. I am delighted that one of those is the Princess Alexandra in my right hon. Friend’s constituency, and I pay tribute to him for his years of campaigning for his constituents on this issue.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Free Ports: Foreign Businesses (1 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: We are developing an ambitious and attractive UK free port offer to create hubs that will attract inward investment, create jobs and boost trade. Typically, free ports only offer customs benefits, but we are looking to go further than that to ensure that these turbo-charged areas can drive growth for their community.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (1 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: This Government passionately believe in helping those at the bottom end of the pay scale, which is why the Chancellor announced yesterday an increase in the national living wage, to abolish low pay in this country once and for all. Our track record over the last few years in this area has been exemplary. The fastest growth in incomes has been for those at the bottom end of the pay scale....

Written Answers — Treasury: Low incomes: Food and Fuel (30 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: HM Treasury routinely monitors economic conditions and risks, and the Government has a range of mechanisms available to support vulnerable people from price rises in food and fuel. Furthermore, officials estimate the direct impact of spending decisions on household living standards, and this is a central consideration when allocating public funds.

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Public spending update (30 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Today the Treasury is confirming that £4.3bn of funding will be allocated to departments and the Devolved Administrations for the financial year 2019-20 to deliver the HMG guarantee of EU-funded programmes, with a total of around £16.6bn expected to be allocated over the lifetime of the guarantee. Leaving the EU on 31 October with a deal which works for the whole of the UK remains the...

International Climate Action: Adjournment (Conference) (26 Sep 2019)

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Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) (9 Sep 2019)

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Early Parliamentary General Election (No. 2) (9 Sep 2019)

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Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: HMRC’s compliance activity for Tax-Free Childcare – which involves targeted risk campaigns plus additional exercises looking at the particulars of randomly selected parents - suggests non-compliance rates continue to remain negligible. Whilst no formal estimates have been as yet been produced, all of HMRC’s compliance findings to date reveal no real evidence of deliberate fraud, but...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Care Vouchers (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) was rolled out throughout 2017 and 2018 to replace childcare vouchers. TFC is better targeted than childcare vouchers, as it broadens access to childcare to all families who meet the eligibility criteria, whether they are an employee or self-employed and regardless of who their employer is. It is also fairer, because support is paid per child rather than per parent,...

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) provides support to parents of 20% of their childcare costs, up to a cap of £2000 per child per year. The official statistics publication ‘Tax-Free Childcare Statistics’ (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tax-free-childcare -statistics-june-2019) contains a monthly breakdown of Government costs. The Government does not collect data on the number of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: HM Revenue & Customs do not collect information on whether childcare is provided in a private or statutory setting for the purposes of delivering Tax-Free Childcare.

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: I refer the Hon. Member to the answer given by my predecessor on 30 April 2019 under UIN’s 245642, 245643, 245644 and 246449.

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The number of families eligible for Tax-free childcare who have qualifying childcare costs in 2019/20 in England, Scotland and Wales can be found in the table below. Country Number of Eligible Families with Qualifying Childcare (000’s) England 1,120 Scotland 110 Wales 70

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The latest Tax-Free Childcare Official Statistics show that 141,000 families used a Tax-Free Childcare account to pay a childcare provider in June 2019. This is around 11% of the estimated number of eligible families.

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: We estimate that there are 1.3 million families with qualifying childcare that are eligible for Tax-free Childcare in the UK in 2019/20. This estimate has been revised from the 1.5 provided previously following updates to the survey data and methodological improvements. Current forecasts for the next five years can be seen in the table below. 2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 2022/23...

Written Answers — Treasury: Parents: Employment (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The government supports women and parents to return to work, including through: spending almost £6 billion on childcare support in 2019/20 – more than ever before, providing the right to request flexible working and a system of shared parental leave, investing in opportunities and support for people returning to work after time out for caring and having an ambition to increase female...

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Day Care (9 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: This Government is committed to supporting families across the income distribution with the cost of childcare and we will be spending almost £6 billion in 2019/20 on childcare support – more than ever before. Families on low incomes are able to access a range of childcare support including:15 hours of free childcare per week for disadvantaged two-year olds in England.15 hours of free...


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