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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (28 Jan 2022)

Evictions (Universal Credit) Bill: Second Reading – Chris Stephens. Private Members' Bills

Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (10 Dec 2021)

Universal Credit Sanctions (Zero Hours Contracts) Bill: Second Reading – Chris Stephens. Private Members' Bills

Environment Bill - Report (4th Day) (Continued): Amendment 124 (15 Sep 2021)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...saving of £11 a week over the average time that a baby or toddler is in nappies. This is where we perhaps part company, because I will point out that that would almost make up for half the cut in universal credit that is approaching. It is interesting that, overnight, we saw significant investment in a UK maker of reusable nappies. This is a chance for the Government to be promoting a...

Levelling-up Agenda (15 Sep 2021)

Dan Jarvis: ...politicised, fragmented and inadequate funds also come against a major backdrop of cuts elsewhere. As we saw in the Chamber this afternoon, the Government are intent on ending the £20 uplift in universal credit, cutting income for 5.5 million families by more than £1,000 a year and taking billions out of the economies of more deprived areas. That of course follows the £15 billion of...

Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits (15 Sep 2021)

Will Quince: ...more than 1 million active vacancies in our labour market and hundreds of thousands are moving into employment every week. That is a very promising sign that our economy is recovering, and quickly. Universal credit provides a safety net, but it is not designed to trap people on welfare. Fundamentally, we recognise that work is the best route to prosperity and it is therefore right that the...

Council Tax - Question (15 Sep 2021)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate, referred to the already high levels of council tax arrears. Have the Government made an assessment of what impact the £20 cut to universal credit is going to make on increasing those levels of arrears?

Back British Farming Day — [Caroline Nokes in the Chair] (15 Sep 2021)

Kerry McCarthy: ...chain disruption. That is not just a scandal when farmers are struggling to earn a living and families are struggling to put food on the table. They will struggle even more if the £20 cut to universal credit and the rise in national insurance go ahead. It is also contributing to our environmental failure, given that 8% of global emissions are attributable to food waste. Backing British...

Wales: Universal Credit Uplift (15 Sep 2021)

Universal Credit Uplift

Wales: Devolution Settlement (15 Sep 2021)

David Linden: ...settlement is to work, the UK Government have to match their rhetoric on the respect agenda. Given that all devolved Governments in the UK have asked the UK Government to cancel the cut to universal credit, can the Secretary of State say that he made that representation to his Cabinet colleagues, or is the post of Secretary of State entirely redundant? [Interruption.]

Prime Minister: Engagements (15 Sep 2021)

Keir Starmer: ...easy. How many extra hours a week would a single parent working full-time on the minimum wage have to work to get back the £20 a week that the Prime Minister plans to take away from them in his universal credit cuts?

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Enfield North (15 Sep 2021)

Vicky Ford: ...). In June 2021, 308,000 families used Tax-Free Childcare. Working parents on a low income may also be eligible for help with up to 85% of their childcare costs (for children under 16) through Universal Credit Childcare. This is subject to a monthly limit of £646 for one child or £1108 for two or more children, payable in arrears. We have also provided unprecedented support to early...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Inverclyde (15 Sep 2021)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the planned removal of the £20 per week uplift to the standard allowance of universal credit on claimants in Inverclyde constituency.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tourism: Wales (15 Sep 2021)

Nigel Huddleston: ...to gain the skills they need to improve their job prospects, while the Kickstart Scheme is providing funding to create hundreds of thousands of new job opportunities for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit. We will continue to work closely with the industry-led Hospitality and Tourism Skills Board on a coordinated approach towards recruitment, retention and upskilling of the workforce.

Health and Social Care Levy Bill: New Clause 5 - Review of equality impact of Act (14 Sep 2021)

James Murray: ...go to social care, it does include a tax rise—a tax rise that hits working people and businesses creating jobs. We know what that will mean for people across the country: combined with the cut to universal credit and the freeze in personal allowances, hospitality workers, teaching assistants, supermarket workers and social care workers stand to lose more than £1,000 next year. Members...

Health and Social Care Levy Bill: New Clause 5 - Review of equality impact of Act (14 Sep 2021)

James Murray: ...go to social care, it does include a tax rise—a tax rise that hits working people and businesses creating jobs. We know what that will mean for people across the country: combined with the cut to universal credit and the freeze in personal allowances, hospitality workers, teaching assistants, supermarket workers and social care workers stand to lose more than £1,000 next year. Members...

Health and Social Care Levy Bill: Clause 1 - Health and social care levy (14 Sep 2021)

Nadia Whittome: ..., their policy agenda is fuelling inequality and impoverishment. As we heard from the hon. Member for Aberdeen South (Stephen Flynn), 2.5 million working households will be hit by the cut to universal credit and the increase in national insurance. Working families will be losing, on average, over £1,000 next year. Meanwhile, the furlough scheme is ending and evictions are resuming. There...

Health and Social Care Levy Bill: Clause 1 - Health and social care levy (14 Sep 2021)

Nadia Whittome: ..., their policy agenda is fuelling inequality and impoverishment. As we heard from the hon. Member for Aberdeen South (Stephen Flynn), 2.5 million working households will be hit by the cut to universal credit and the increase in national insurance. Working families will be losing, on average, over £1,000 next year. Meanwhile, the furlough scheme is ending and evictions are resuming. There...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Increased Financial Burden on Workers, Families and Pensioners (14 Sep 2021)

Gerry Carroll: ...and obscene: at a time when the Tories and the Executive are implementing pay cuts and freezes, and, as Members referred to, when there is the implementation of National Insurance increases and universal credit cuts, the wealthy are having a picnic and popping champagne. The super-wealthy have increased their lot during COVID in such an outlandish way. Household wealth in Britain, for...

Health and Social Care Levy Bill (14 Sep 2021)

Abena Oppong-Asare: ...families. She also made it clear how many alternatives there are to this tax. My hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Mick Whitley) talked about how the combined impact of this tax and the universal credit cut will push more families in his constituency into poverty. My hon. Friends the Members for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) and for Putney (Fleur Anderson) spoke powerfully...

Health and Social Care Levy Bill (14 Sep 2021)

Abena Oppong-Asare: ...families. She also made it clear how many alternatives there are to this tax. My hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Mick Whitley) talked about how the combined impact of this tax and the universal credit cut will push more families in his constituency into poverty. My hon. Friends the Members for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) and for Putney (Fleur Anderson) spoke powerfully...


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