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Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Finance: Childcare: Tax-free Scheme ( 4 Jun 2024)

Kate Nicholl: 9. Ms Nicholl asked the Minister of Finance for an update on what engagement she has had with UK Treasury on making improvements to the tax-free childcare scheme. (AQO 533/22-27)

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Northern Ireland (24 May 2024)

Sammy Wilson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to help ensure that parents who are eligible for tax free childcare in Northern Ireland access that support.

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Northern Ireland (24 May 2024)

Sammy Wilson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families have taken up tax free childcare allowances in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childcare (23 May 2024)

David Johnston: ...they need it, rather than in arrears. The department has increased support for these parents by increasing the childcare cost maximum amounts to £950 for one child and £1629 for two children. Tax-Free Childcare remains available for working parents of children aged 0 to 11, or up to 17 for eligible disabled children. This can save parents up to £2,000 per year, or up to £4,000 for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Nurseries (17 May 2024)

Laura Trott: ...2018. Employees already registered before 4th October 2018 are able to continue using the scheme for as long as the employer offers it, or as long as they stay with the employer. ESC was replaced by Tax-Free Childcare in October 2018. The Government continues to support parents with childcare, including through Tax-Free Childcare, the free hours childcare offer, and Universal Credit Childcare.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Finance: Childcare: Budget ( 7 May 2024)

Caoimhe Archibald: ...to run the former HMRC childcare vouchers scheme. That legacy scheme is available only to those who were already in the scheme. Other than that, the Member will be aware that HMRC now runs a tax-free childcare scheme under which staff can get up to £500 every three months. If a member of staff receives tax-free childcare, they can set up an online account for their child. For every £8...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Childcare (30 Apr 2024)

Sinéad McLaughlin: .... We need interim measures as soon as possible. Parents were melted before — they are absolutely furious now. When will the Minister announce an immediate intervention to raise the rate of tax-free childcare, lift the £2,000 cap and reconvene the childcare reference group with parental representation —

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childcare: Costs (30 Apr 2024)

David Johnston: ...when they need it, rather than in arrears. The department has increased support for these parents by increasing the childcare cost maximum amounts to £950 for one child and £1630 for two children. Tax-Free Childcare remains available for working parents of children aged 0 to 11, or up to 17 for eligible disabled children. This can save parents up to £2,000 per year, or up to £4,000 for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Taxation (30 Apr 2024)

Claire Hanna: ...the Answers of 17 April 2024 to Question 21426 and 24 April 2024 to Question 22418 on Childcare: Taxation, if he will make a (a) comparative assessment of the average cost of childcare (i) when the tax-free childcare cap was set and (ii) at 24 April 2024 and (b) impact of that change on the effectiveness of tax-free childcare in supporting parents with costs.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childcare: Subsidies (25 Apr 2024)

David Johnston: ...100,000 adjusted net income maximum threshold. The eligibility criteria apply to the existing entitlements and were debated in, and agreed by, Parliament. The maximum income limit applies to both Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare, which allows parents to apply for both schemes through the same online application (Childcare Service). However, the universal 15 hours of free...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childcare: Lone Parents (24 Apr 2024)

David Johnston: ...they need it, rather than in arrears. The department has increased support for these parents by increasing the childcare cost maximum amounts to £950 for one child and £1629 for two children. Tax-Free Childcare remains available for working parents of children aged 0-11, or up to 17 for eligible disabled children. This can save parents up to £2,000 per year, or up to £4,000 for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Taxation (24 Apr 2024)

Laura Trott: The £2,000 Tax-Free Childcare top-up, which can be claimed per year and per child, was set at this level because the Government believes it strikes the right balance between helping parents with their childcare costs, and managing the public finances in a responsible way.

Childcare Entitlements (23 Apr 2024)

David Johnston: The precise parameters for that are set by the Treasury, but we would like more people to claim that tax-free childcare, because many people could claim it but do not do so at that level—and, of course, it is doubled for children with SEND. People can have that with the existing entitlements in England, which can further boost their finances. We are keen to encourage people to do that.

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Tax Allowances (23 Apr 2024)

Carla Lockhart: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he (a) has had and (b) plans to have discussions with (i) Cabinet colleagues and (ii) relevant stakeholders on the potential merits of increasing the tax free childcare allowance.

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Taxation (17 Apr 2024)

Laura Trott: Tax-Free Childcare provides financial support for working parents with their childcare costs. For every £8 parents pay into their childcare account, the Government adds £2 up to a maximum of £2,000 in top up per year for each child up to age 11 and up to £4,000 per disabled child until they’re 17. The Government recognizes the importance of supporting parents with the costs of...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Childcare (20 Mar 2024)

David Johnston: ...they need it, rather than in arrears. The department has increased support for these parents by increasing the childcare cost maximum amounts to £950 for one child and £1,629 for two children. Tax-Free Childcare remains available for working parents of children aged 0-11, or up to 17 for eligible disabled children. This can save parents up to £2,000 per year, or up to £4,000 for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Childcare: Tax Allowances (20 Mar 2024)

Lord Weir of Ballyholme: To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase Government contributions to Tax-free Childcare Allowance.

Scottish Parliament: Addressing Child Poverty Through Parental Employment (14 Mar 2024)

Jackie Dunbar: ...of the many folk who call our city home. To take childcare provision and education together, I was saddened, recently, to hear from a constituent who was struggling to access the UK Government’s tax-free childcare scheme. They found out that, if they went to university, their household would lose its entitlement to tax-free childcare. Without saying what that course is—so as not to...

Parents and Carers of Infants: Support (12 Mar 2024)

Jim Shannon: ...Northern Ireland, there has been an increase of some 14% in the price of childcare—which is part of this topic—in Northern Ireland as of 2021. My party has long pushed for an increase in the tax-free childcare allowance beyond 20%. The pressure on working-class families cannot continue. More needs to be done to support them financially with childcare, so that they can go out and work...

Education: Topical Questions (11 Mar 2024)

Robin Walker: ...Secretary of State to keep pressing on some of the Education Committee’s other recommendations, including on extending family hubs, removing rates and VAT from childcare providers, and reforming tax-free childcare to drive take-up.


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