Results 1–20 of 1926 for child tax credit

Apprenticeships - Question (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie: ...envisage a situation in which a 16 year-old goes to his or her parents and says, “I’m considering an apprenticeship or going to further or higher education, and in one of those cases you will lose my child benefit and your tax credits”? It is not difficult to see what road the parents will usher him or her down. To deal with this structural barrier, will the Minister...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (19 Feb 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 25 January (HL4633), how many families have had their tax credits reduced as a result of the two-child limit, in each month, since the introduction of that limit in April 2017.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (19 Feb 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: ...ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 25 January (HL4634), with reference to their commitment to publishing statistics relating to exceptions to the limit on Child Tax Credits support to two children, what is their criteria for "sufficient cases".

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (19 Feb 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 25 January (HL4635), how they are measuring and monitoring the impact of the two-child limit for Child Tax Credits on the well-being of children in large families affected by that policy.

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)

Margaret Greenwood: ...2015, supposedly to support families. Couples with an overall income of more than £55,000 can benefit from the marriage allowance, but is that a priority when there is so much need elsewhere? Child poverty is increasing, 4 million children are growing up in poverty and two thirds of those are in working households. In some parts of Birmingham and London, more than 50% of children are...

Free School Meals/Pupil Premium: Eligibility (6 Feb 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...on changing the entitlement criteria for free school meals and the early years pupil premium. I will be publishing the Government response shortly. It is all part of the drive to ensure every child has the opportunity to make the most of their life, no matter where they live or their background. Let me start by restating the importance this Government attached to providing hot, nutritious...

Rail Update: Social Security (5 Feb 2018)

David Linden: ...continue to address the point, but Scottish Conservatives come to this House and use the opportunity to rail against the Scottish Government as much as possible, yet he has absolutely no clue that tax credits are not being devolved to the Scottish Government. If he had spent any time reading the order in the back of this debate, he would know that that is the case. Despite widespread...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Poverty: Children (5 Feb 2018)

Kate Osamor: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the freeze in child benefit and child tax credits on child poverty in the past seven years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Children: Disability (5 Feb 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: Child Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a benefit for children under the age of 16 who, due to a disability or health condition, have mobility issues and/or require substantially more care, attention & supervision than children their age normally would. If a parent or carer is claiming Child Tax Credits (CTC) and their child is in receipt of DLA or Personal Independence Payments (PIP),...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Child Poverty (5 Feb 2018)

Kit Malthouse: Both hon. Ladies are right to recognise the role that welfare reform is playing in alleviating child poverty. Work is the best route out of poverty, and universal credit strengthens the incentives for parents to move into and progress in work. However, it cannot be considered in isolation: it is a key component of a broader strategy to move Britain to a higher wage, lower welfare and lower...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (2 Feb 2018)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...the Statutory Guidance for parents who have been forced to leave their home and paid employment, for example, where the parent is a victim of domestic abuse or other serious crime, to retain their childcare place for longer than other parents. There is also a range of other childcare support available for parents who enter a women’s refuge. All three- and four-year-olds, and some...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Poverty (1 Feb 2018)

Alok Sharma: The impact of Universal Credit cannot be considered in isolation. Tackling child poverty and disadvantage is a priority for this government and Universal Credit is a key component of a broader strategy to move Britain to a higher wage, lower welfare and lower tax society. This strategy includes increasing the personal tax allowance and introducing the national living wage. In line with this...

Freedom of Information (Amendment) (31 Jan 2018)

Louise Haigh: ...that followed, but it was nothing short of revolutionary. Literally thousands of cases, on every topic imaginable, saw information drawn into the public domain—expenses, bonuses, stop-and-search figures and child sexual exploitation were all exposed and brought to light because of this Act. That was a Labour achievement and it is one we should be proud of. That is why the last two...

Backbench Business: Marriage in Government Policy — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (30 Jan 2018)

Margaret Greenwood: .... I congratulate the hon. Member for St Ives (Derek Thomas) on securing this debate, and I welcome his inclusion of the importance of protecting families and his focus on providing stability for children. However, I take exception to his claim that family instability is the root cause of poverty, when we know that this Government’s cuts to social security are creating problems for...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Disability (29 Jan 2018)

Marie Rimmer: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to increase the age of eligibility for the childcare cost element of child tax credit from 16 to 20 years old for families with disabled children until adult social care provision becomes available; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (25 Jan 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many families have had their tax credits reduced by the two-child limit in each month since the introduction of the limit in April 2017; how many of those families had one or more parents in work; how many families were (1) lone parent families or (2) two-parent families; and what was the number of children per family involved.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (25 Jan 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government how many families with three or more children have been able to claim the Child Tax Credit amount for a third or subsequent child under the “special circumstances” exemption rules that apply to the two-child limit, in each month since the introduction of the limit in April 2017; and what reasons were provided for those exemptions.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (25 Jan 2018)

the Bishop of Durham: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to monitor the impact of the two-child limit for Child Tax Credits on the well-being of children in large families affected by the policy, since it was introduced in April 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (23 Jan 2018)

Baroness Buscombe: The table below shows the number of households with three or more children that had their Housing Benefit capped at each month since April 2017 by family type and number of children, for lone parent families and two-parent families. The information requested on the number of families with three or more children that have been affected by the benefit cap in each month since April 2017 with...


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