Results 1–20 of 1960 for child tax credit

Fishing: East Anglia: Austerity: Life Expectancy (18 Apr 2018)

Philippa Whitford: ..., in this country especially, we have seen welfare cuts, which have removed social security from people, creating particular areas and populations of poverty. That has particularly hit the disabled, children and pensioners. There has been a lot of talk about healthcare. After 33 years as a doctor, I have to say that we can have far too much faith in what medicine can do to change overall...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (18 Apr 2018)

Kit Malthouse: The Government acknowledges the immense value of care given by family and friend carers, who look after children whose parents are unable to provide the necessary care themselves. This was discussed during the passage of the Work and Welfare Reform Act 2016. Family and friend carers are able to receive support for the children in their care through the benefit system as they have access to...

Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Database of Rogue Landlords and Property Agents) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (17 Apr 2018)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...force rogue landlords out of the rental market. This Government have a strong track record in cracking down on rogues and driving up standards in the sector. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Palmer of Childs Hill, for the cross-party working that we have had across the Floor with all noble Lords in this House and in the other place. I am happy to commit to continue that. In the plethora of...

Easter Adjournment (29 Mar 2018)

Ian Mearns: ...during the Easter recess with the plan to export the production of British passports. The savings on the contract will surely be offset by the loss of revenue to the Exchequer from employee and employer taxes—income tax, national insurance and corporation tax—not to mention the loss of spending power in the local community on the part of workers who spend their hard-earned...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Tax Credit (29 Mar 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 19 February (HL5370), where they have published the outcome of the application of the Family Test; and if it has not been published, when it will be.

Scottish Parliament: Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2018 to 2022 (29 Mar 2018)

Angela Constance: I am delighted to introduce “Every Child, Every Chance: Scotland’s Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan for 2018-22” to the chamber. It is an important day for this Parliament. This is the first of three plans that will take us towards our ambitious 2030 targets to eradicate child poverty, which this Parliament unanimously agreed to in November last year. The consensus that...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Tax Credit (27 Mar 2018)

Baroness Primarolo: To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the percentage change in Child Tax Credit, and its predecessor Family Tax Credit, between (1) 1987 and 1991, (2) 1992 and 1997, (3) 1998 and 2003, and (4) 2004 and 2009.

Written Answers — Treasury: Children: Poverty (27 Mar 2018)

Baroness Primarolo: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on child poverty of the freeze in Child Tax Credits, Working Tax Credits and Jobseeker's Allowance between 2015 and 2017.

Benefits: Two-Child Limit - Question (26 Mar 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government what specific measures they are taking to monitor the impact of the two-child limit policy in the child element of Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit on the well-being of children.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: In-work Households Living in Poverty (26 Mar 2018)

Jim Cunningham: ...to ensure that those who were lonely and hungry had somewhere warm and friendly to go. He will be sorely missed in Coventry. Now for my question: will the Government look into ending the freeze on children’s benefits, lift the two-child limit on tax credit and fix universal credit to help to lift in-work households out of poverty?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: National Insurance Credits (23 Mar 2018)

Baroness Buscombe: ...accrues a qualifying year towards State Pension but not whether that was through an automatic process or whether the person has made a specific claim. More generally, HMRC publish statistics on Child Benefit claims and take up rates which are available on the Gov.uk site: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm...

Domestic Abuse - Question for Short Debate (22 Mar 2018)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: ...;s emphasis on economic abuse—of which, more in a moment. However, Women’s Aid has expressed some concerns about the definition which I hope the Government will look at. I welcome the emphasis on protecting children and a degree of recognition that there is considerable room for improvement in how children’s services deal with domestic abuse—although it will need to...

Grenfell Update: The Economy (22 Mar 2018)

Anneliese Dodds: All sorted. The worst impacts have been concentrated on the least well-off people. Earlier this month, the Equalities and Human Rights Commission published its report, “The cumulative impact of tax and welfare reforms”. The report showed, on the basis of the commission’s exhaustive research and modelling, that overall, changes to taxes, benefits, tax credits and universal...

Welfare Reform and Work Act — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (21 Mar 2018)

Margaret Greenwood: The Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 is having a profound impact on the lives of many of the most vulnerable in our society—the disabled, single parents, pensioners and children growing up in poverty—through a range of policies, accompanied by severe reductions in social security introduced in the 2015 Budget and what we are seeing with the roll-out of universal credit. There is...

Free School Lunches and Milk, and School and Early Years Finance (Amendments Relating to Universal Credit) (England) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret (20 Mar 2018)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...relay those concerns and to take the matter away for further consideration. Finally, I would like to highlight the five key improvements made by this Conservative-led Government for early years and child care. I give credit to the noble Lord, Lord Storey, as part of his party’s involvement in these important reforms, but I believe that it is incredibly important to put these into...

Vauxhall Factory, Ellesmere Port: Scottish Welfare Powers (20 Mar 2018)

Margaret Greenwood: My hon. Friend makes a really important point, but I am so short of time. In Scotland, some 50,000 households with three or more children are in receipt of tax credits. From April 2017, families no longer received support through child tax credits or universal credit for any third or subsequent child born on or after that date. That also applies to new UC claims. On top of that, the abolition...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (20 Mar 2018)

Frank Field: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many households received (a) Working Tax Credit, (b) Child Tax Credit and (c) both Working and Child Tax Credit in 2015-16.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Childcare Implementation Taskforce (16 Mar 2018)

Oliver Dowden: The Childcare Implementation Taskforce focused on cross-government readiness for the rollout of a coherent and effective childcare offer to support parents to work. From 2017, we began rolling out 30 hours of free childcare to working families of 3 and 4 year olds; support with 20% of childcare costs (worth up to £2,000 per child per year) for children under 12 through Tax-Free...


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