Results 1–20 of 1878 for child tax credit

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Rape (24 Nov 2017)

Eleanor Smith: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has estimated how many victims of rape, following a conviction, with a third child have been successful in claiming for child tax credits.

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (6th Day) (22 Nov 2017)

...provision of the Data Protection Act 2017 other than paragraph 15 of Schedule 15 (obstruction of execution of warrant etc), or(ii) sections 76C or 77 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (offences of disclosing information and altering etc records with intent to prevent disclosure).”Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39)5_ The Consumer Credit Act 1974 is amended as follows.6_ In section...

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Joan Ryan: ...too many residents of Enfield North, especially hard-working and hard-pressed families, the past seven years of Tory austerity have led to more insecurity, poorer public services and, in some cases, abject poverty. Child poverty has risen to its highest level since 2010, as I mentioned at Prime Minister’s questions when I pointed out that the IFS and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Vale of Clwyd (21 Nov 2017)

Chris Ruane: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in the Vale of Clwyd received (a) working tax credits and (b) child tax credits in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (20 Nov 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: ...for Liverpool, Walton constituency are not available. Table 1. Families currently in receipt of one or more benefit Families in millions NorthWest England Families with 3 or more children 0.1 0.9 Source: Family Resources Survey 2015/16The figures in Table 1 are estimates derived from the Family Resources Survey. The Family Resources Survey is designed to provide...

Working-age Benefits - Question for Short Debate (16 Nov 2017)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...he set out his case and for what he said about families, much of which was endorsed by my noble friend Lord Elton. The other speakers in this debate are all veterans of previous debates on universal credit—an important qualification which I hope has reassured the noble Baroness. The noble Baroness wanted to look at history. If I may, I shall do exactly the same, going back a little...

Universal Credit Roll-Out (16 Nov 2017)

Liz McInnes: ...is welcome, however, it does not go far enough. Gingerbread, the single parents’ charity, has found that about a third of single parents were already in debt before the introduction of universal credit. When families are already struggling, there is a danger that universal credit will put many more at risk of financial hardship. Gingerbread has made several urgent recommendations,...

Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note (16 Nov 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...opportunity to respond on behalf of the Government. The Government are undertaking welfare reform on a scale not seen since the introduction of the welfare state more than 70 years ago. Universal credit is essential to this agenda, transforming a benefits system hindered by bureaucracy and welfare dependency into one that places personalised support for claimants at its very heart. This...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Universal Credit (16 Nov 2017)

Dominic Raab: The Assisted Prison Visits Scheme (APVS) provides financial assistance to prisoners’ close relatives, partners or sole visitors who meet qualifying rules on income. Those in receipt of Universal Credit are eligible for the scheme if their income does not exceed £1,250 a month, and those in receipt of Working Tax and Child Tax Credits are eligible if their annual household income...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Glasgow South West (16 Nov 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: ...who have received sanctions and the homelessness easement to job-seeking requirements to be temporarily put on hold whilst homeless claimants find accommodation. The Government is tackling the root causes of child poverty and disadvantage. We know that children living in workless households have significantly poorer outcomes than those in working families. Since April 2016, the Universal...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Schools and Early Years update (16 Nov 2017)

Robert Goodwill: ...a public consultation on its proposed approach to revising the entitlement criteria for free school meals and the early years pupil premium, in light of the national roll out of Universal Credit. Universal Credit is replacing a number of qualifying benefits for free school meals, such as Job Seeker’s Allowance, Child’s Tax Credit and Income Support. Subject to the outcome...

Written Ministerial Statements — Northern Ireland Office: Northern Ireland Universal Credit implementation - non-consensual conception exception (16 Nov 2017)

Chloe Smith: ...of recent questions in the House, I wish to set out the policy and respective responsibilities regarding the non-consensual conception exception to the policy to provide additional support in Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit, and its interaction with Northern Ireland criminal law. There has been particular focus on section 5 of the Criminal Law Act (NI) 1967. This provides that...

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Childcare Service Update (15 Nov 2017)

Mel Stride: This Government is committed to supporting parents with the cost of childcare. We’ve doubled free childcare to 30 hours a week and introduced Tax-Free Childcare. This support is fairer than the employer voucher scheme, as for the first time it is available to self-employed parents, and all qualifying working parents regardless of their employer. It is better targeted as the support is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Child Tax Credits: Non-Consensual Sex Exemption (15 Nov 2017)

Child Tax Credits: Non-Consensual Sex Exemption

Household Debt - Question for Short Debate (13 Nov 2017)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: My Lords, I, too, am grateful to the right reverend Prelate, not least as I am unable to take part in Thursday’s debate on universal credit. It is on universal credit that I want to focus, because, as Citizens Advice and the National Federation of ALMOs have warned, UC is exacerbating household debt and rent arrears. It is hardly news that the built-in six-week wait for the first UC...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (13 Nov 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: The Government is committed to tackling the root causes of child poverty and disadvantage. We know that children living in workless households have significantly poorer outcomes than those in working families. We are incentivising work for those who can and providing support to working families. Since April 2016, the Universal Credit childcare element covers up to 85% of eligible childcare...

Scottish Parliament: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (8 Nov 2017)

Angela Constance: I will speak to my amendments in group 2 and respond to the amendments from Alison Johnstone, Adam Tomkins and Pauline McNeill. The amendments in group 2 relate to section 7 and the contents of the child poverty delivery plans that Scottish ministers will be required to develop and publish. Members will be aware that a number of amendments to section 7 were agreed at stage 2. Because there...


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