Results 1–20 of 1835 for child tax credit

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (13 Sep 2017)

Melanie Onn: Four years ago, after the death of her mother, my constituent Elissa became the sole carer for her three siblings. Now her eldest sister has gone to university and Elissa has had a child of her own, but despite saving the state hundreds of thousands of pounds in care costs, she is ineligible for the Sure Start grant and for child tax credit. This is an anomaly for kinship carers. Will the...

Scottish Parliament: Housing (13 Sep 2017)

Elaine Smith: For as long as I can remember, I have had a passionate interest in housing, probably because, as a child in a working-class family, I lived in a privately rented tenement building with an outside toilet and a bed recess in the kitchen. We moved to a council house and the luxury of a bedroom and a bathroom due to a massive house-building programme by the Labour Government of the time. I then...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (12 Sep 2017)

Dominic Raab: ..., in the latest period for which figures are available (2016 - 20176) Personal Independence Payments3 Employment and Support Allowance4 Income Support Job Seekers Allowance Tax Credits5 57% 66% 45% 43% 50% 1 Proportion of decisions in favour, based on the number of appeals found in favour of the appellant as a % of the cases cleared at tribunal hearing. ...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (11 Sep 2017)

David Linden: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many child tax credit claimants in (a) Glasgow city, (b) Scotland and (c) the UK are having deductions made from child tax credit payments to service existing debts to the Department for Work and Pensions.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (11 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Child and Working Tax Credits Annual Error & Fraud statistics measure the value of error and fraud at the end of the tax credits year. They do not include any errors that are corrected before the end of the year. The statistics are published every June. An estimated £80 million has been paid out in tax credits payments as a result of HMRC errors favouring the claimant between...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (7 Sep 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: HMRC publishes annual estimates of child and working tax credits. ent_data/file/613423/cwtc-main-Apr17.pdf Provisional estimates for 2016/17 show approximately 1.84 million children under 5 living in families in receipt of tax credits. An Impact Assessment was also published alongside the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016. This...

Scottish Parliament: Universal Credit (7 Sep 2017)

Rona Mackay: I thank Alex Rowley for bringing this important and necessary debate to the chamber. The words “universal credit” are misleading and cruel because they give the illusion of something for everyone, whereas the reality is that it is anything but that. Universal credit, which was introduced by the Tory Government at Westminster, is merely a euphemism for more Tory austerity. It is...

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (6 Sep 2017)

Lord McKenzie of Luton: ...but a few. Amendment 22 also highlights some of the financial exclusion issues which affect those suffering with mental health conditions. The report describes how certain behaviours, such as, “disengaging … from contact with creditors and financial services providers”, lead to the build-up of debt and problems with credit ratings, and that, “excessive spending...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: Childcare Update (6 Sep 2017)

Robert Goodwill: On 1 September 2017, 30 hours of free childcare for working parents of three and four year olds went live nationally in England, saving families up to £5,000 per year per child. Alongside the childcare support the Government provides through Tax-Free Childcare and Universal Credit, this additional free childcare is easing working families’ budgets, helping them to balance the cost...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Employment Tribunals Service: Social Security Benefits (5 Sep 2017)

Dominic Raab: the Tribunal and Gender Recognition Certificate Statistics Quarterly. Proportion of appeals decided in favour of the appellant between January and March 2017 1 PIP2 ESA3 IS JSA Tax Credits4 Coventry 72% 68% ~ 5 ~ 5 ~ 5 West Midlands 6 66% 57% 61%7 26% 7 37% England 8 65% 69% 45% 43% 38% 1. % decisions in favour represents the number of cases found...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Day Care (24 Jul 2017)

Damian Hinds: The information requested is not available. Tax-Free Childcare provides support to parents for their childcare costs. We estimate that around 2 million working families will have access to the scheme. Parents cannot receive support from Tax-Free Childcare where they are in receipt of Universal Credit or Child Tax Credit or Working Tax Credit. However, families who are eligible for both will...

Written Answers — Wales Office: Children: Poverty (24 Jul 2017)

Alun Cairns: ...are published as part of the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) Households below Average Income (HBAI) release. The HBAI statistics are not produced on a constituency basis. Estimates of child poverty by constituency are published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), based on benefits and tax credits data. These are available for the years 2006-2014 on the constituency profiles...

Bills Presented: Exiting the European Union: Sanctions (19 Jul 2017)

Meg Hillier: consider now that Brexit is a reality. I will not run through them all, because it is not the main point of the debate, but let me just mention customs. He said that, “we run £40 billion-worth of the benefits system in tax credits and child benefit…there is excise and the decisions to be made there…there is VAT…and the question of what difference this would...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Security Benefits: Children (18 Jul 2017)

Kate Green: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether it is the Government's policy that families with more than two children who make new claims for universal credit will no longer be able to claim child tax credit from November 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (17 Jul 2017)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the Government's policy is on families with more than two children claiming universal credit and child tax credit.

Bill Presented: Passchendaele (13 Jul 2017)

Paul Sweeney: ...during prohibited hours along Buchanan Street—then, as now, the main shopping thoroughfare in Glasgow. Today my constituency retains this fine automotive industry pedigree in the form of Allied Vehicles, the largest manufacturer of specialist taxis and mobility vehicles in the United Kingdom, which employs more than 650 highly skilled people in Possilpark. This high-value...

Social Mobility — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (11 Jul 2017)

Neil Gray: ...for Gedling (Vernon Coaker) discussed his past as a teacher and previous initiatives. He is right: social mobility is about more than education. In many ways we need to address the reasons for children turning up at school in an impoverished state. That is something that will be important. It is not just a matter of education, although that is a driver for improving social mobility. We...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Benefit: Minority Groups (11 Jul 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The exceptions to the policy to limit support to a maximum of two children in Child Tax Credit were debated by the UK Parliament during the passage of the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016. The government’s view is that the exceptions legislated for in Child Tax Credit cover the circumstances where parents or carers are not in the same position to make choices about the number of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Age Benefits: Wolverhampton (10 Jul 2017)

Emma Reynolds: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in (a) Wolverhampton and (b) Wolverhampton North East constituency qualified for (i) working tax credits and (ii) child tax credits in each financial year from 2009-10.

High Court Judgment: Benefit Cap (4 Jul 2017)

Caroline Dinenage: .... We did that on the principle that work not only pays, but brings self-esteem, better health, better happiness and improved self-confidence, as well as much more opportunity for social mobility for children in such households. The evaluation of the original cap shows that that is what has happened. Capped households are 41% more likely to go into work than uncapped households, and 38% of...

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