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Homelessness Reduction Bill - Second Reading (24 Feb 2017)

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope: subjected to the horrors of homelessness in the future. I want to mention five cuts, which are known to the House. The four-year freeze on most working-age benefit rates will save around £5.2 billion. That will have an impact on homelessness. The new two-child limit will save £1.1 billion. In big families, that will also have an impact on homelessness. Cuts to universal credit...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (24 Feb 2017)

Lucy Powell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 9 January 2017 to Question 58104, if he will estimate the number of (a) parents and (b) lone parents with a youngest child aged three are expected to look for work if they want to claim universal credit or tax credits from April 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Tynemouth (22 Feb 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...benefit cap continuing to be applied under Housing Benefit and therefore all households affected will be in receipt of Housing Benefit. The benefit cap will increasingly be applied under Universal Credit as it gradually rolls out. Universal Credit will replace Income Support, income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, income-based Employment and Support Allowance and Housing Benefit, along with...

Criminal Finances Bill: Social Security and Pensions (21 Feb 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...2011, the basic state pension has risen by £570 a year more than it would had it been uprated by earnings. Work, not welfare, is the best and most sustainable route out of poverty, which is why our tax and welfare reforms are designed to ensure that work pays and that increased earnings are rewarded, rather than penalised. However, we remain committed to supporting people who cannot...

Government Services (Telecommunication Charges) (21 Feb 2017)

Chris Stephens: ...can be very expensive—as much as £9 or £16 a time—and that long waiting times to speak to an adviser bump up that cost even further. Other examples of services that charge for access are the child maintenance helpline and the Home Office helpline for inquiries about spousal visas, which costs £1.37 a minute over and above network charges. There can be no...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (20 Feb 2017)

Damian Hinds: Anybody who changes from tax credits to universal credit as a result of managed migration can get transitional protection. For those who are coming into it with a new claim, it is a wholly different system with a completely different support set, including much more child care support. There are various other reforms from which the individual to whom the hon. Gentleman refers would also benefit.

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Impact assessments (7 Feb 2017)

Patrick Grady: ...of the key agreements of the UK’s renegotiation in earlier years was that the UK would be able to establish a four-year period before non-UK EU nationals have access to in-work benefits such as tax credits, child benefit and housing benefit. It is unclear whether the new deal that is done with the EU will enable the UK to impose such restrictions. The Scottish Government did not...

Child Poverty in the Uk (Target for Reduction) Bill (3 Feb 2017)

Dan Jarvis: government, and I know that we are all grateful for the work that he and many others did. He is absolutely right. The reality is that if any Government were serious about reducing the number of children who grow up in poverty, they would seek to set themselves a target. That is the very essence of what this debate is all about. The figures show that every Member of Parliament serves a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Rutherglen and Hamilton West (1 Feb 2017)

Oliver Heald: Information about the volume and outcomes of appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) is published on The table below provides a further breakdown of this information, covering the latest period for which figures are available (July to September 2016). Proportion of appeals decided in favour of the appellant between July and September 2016 ...

Agenda for Change: NHS Pay Restraint — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (30 Jan 2017)

Catherine McKinnell: ...We do not need to take Unison or the RCN’s word for what is happening. I have received emails containing powerful testimony from NHS staff in my constituency. One explained: “I have been qualified as a children’s staff nurse for 12 years and I reached the top of my pay scale four years ago. I have not had a pay rise since. 4-5 years ago I was in a comfortable position, I...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit and Tax Allowances (30 Jan 2017)

Baroness Lister of Burtersett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government for how long claimants are able to backdate a claim for (1) the married tax allowance, and (2) the disabled element of the child tax credit.

Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill [HL] - Committee (27 Jan 2017)

Baroness Gale: ..., which is a good sign that we can have a really good debate on this. It is a sensible amendment as it asks the Secretary of State to, “undertake a review of the impact of this Act on disabled children, their families and carers, and the provision of support services”, with, “a report of the review to be laid before each House”. As other noble Lords have said, Acts...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Carers: Welfare Tax Credits (27 Jan 2017)

Mark Hendrick: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, (a) how many people other than parents (i) applied for and (ii) were granted specified adult childcare credits to obtain national insurance credits as an adult carer, caring for a child under 12, in each month since 6 April 2011 and (b) how much those national insurance credits have cost in each full tax year for which that scheme has been in place.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit (27 Jan 2017)

Dan Jarvis: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to review annually the effectiveness of the current freeze on child benefit and child tax credit.

Business of the House (26 Jan 2017)

Valerie Vaz: ...;s Revenue and Customs’ contract with Concentrix? Some £23 million was paid as commission to the firm on a contract worth £32.5 million. I and many other hon Members have constituents who have suffered extreme hardship having had their tax credits taken away. If the Government can find £23 million for a commission to Concentrix, could any damages for breach of contract...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (26 Jan 2017)

Alison Thewliss: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many times deductions have been made from a person's child tax credit payment to service outstanding arrears from working tax credits in each year since 2010.

Scottish Parliament: Cabinet (Meetings) (26 Jan 2017)

...made it clear to the UK Government that no process should ever be put in place that involves a woman being forced to disclose whether she has been raped in order to access social security for her child. The Minister for Social Security wrote to the UK Government in December to state our opposition to the entire policy of limiting child tax credits to a maximum of two children, because that...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (24 Jan 2017)

Alison Thewliss: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department plans to publish its response to the findings of the consultation, Exceptions to the limiting of the individual child element of tax credits and the child element of universal credit to a maximum of two children, published in October 2016, before 31 January 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Policy (19 Jan 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...single-depart mental-plan-2015-to-2020/dwp-single-departmental-plan-2015-t o-2020. There are two exceptions to this approach. The Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 repealed policy targets set by The Child Poverty Act 2010 and introduced new Life Chances measures on workless households and educational attainment. Ministers have also agreed a joint public target level for DWP and HMRC of...

Education Funding: Devon — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (18 Jan 2017)

Anne Marie Morris: .... Partly for that reason, the statistics appear to show that Cornwall gets better funding than Devon, but that is because the local authority has chosen to adjust in a different way. I do not think our children should be the victims of a postcode lottery, depending on which council does what. I am not in favour of prescription, but I am in favour of guidance, and we need to make sure that...

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