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Child Tax Credit Changes (17 May 2017)

Child Tax Credit Changes

Scottish Parliament: Food Banks (9 May 2017)

Mairi Evans: ...figures nationally—over the past few years, the rise in food bank use has been dramatic and, quite frankly, shocking. The figures for those who live in poverty have increased, with more than 260,000 children classed as living in poverty. That is one child in every four, and an increase of 40,000 from the previous year’s figures of 2014-15. Those figures came from the Child...

Scottish Parliament: Cabinet (Meetings) (3 May 2017)

Emma Harper: Last night on STV, Ruth Davidson repeated the fiction that, under the new two-child limit for tax credits, a woman only has to write her name and tick a box to prove that she has had a subsequent child as a result of rape. Is that true?

Scottish Parliament: School Leavers (North Ayrshire) (3 May 2017)

Jamie Hepburn: ...of changes to social security provision by the UK Government, some of which we debated last week. We know that, by 2021, about 50,000 families in Scotland could be affected by the policy of the two-child cap on tax credits, pushing more young people into poverty and directly deepening the attainment challenge that we have here in Scotland. Of course we will continue to respond. The...

Grandparents' Rights: Access to Grandchildren (25 Apr 2017)

Jim Shannon: ...intervention and for the words he put forward. I do not think anyone in the Chamber would not have the same opinion. There is something special about a grandparent’s relationship with their grandchildren, and I do not say that just because I am one. My mother is still living. She is 85 years old, and will soon be 86. As a great-grandparent, she dotes on the wee children. She always...

Child Tax Credit Cuts (25 Apr 2017)

Child Tax Credit Cuts

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (25 Apr 2017)

Kenneth Macintosh: agreed to, the other amendments will fall. The first question is, that amendment S5M-05282.4, in the name of Ruth Davidson, which seeks to amend motion S5M-05282, in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, on child tax credit cuts, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Liverpool City Region (24 Apr 2017)

Maria Eagle: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of families in (a) Garston and Halewood constituency and (b) Liverpool City Region in receipt of child tax credits were lone parent households in each year since April 2010.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Liverpool City Region (24 Apr 2017)

Maria Eagle: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of families in (a) Garston and Halewood constituency and (b) Liverpool City Region in receipt of child tax credits were households of two or more children in each year since April 2010.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Children: Poverty (24 Apr 2017)

Alan Brown: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if his Department will make an assessment of the effect of freezing rates of child benefit and child tax credit on children living in poverty in Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency.

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

Alison Thewliss: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, on what date his Department conducted the Equality Impact Assessment on the non-consensual sex exemption and two child limit for tax credits and universal credit; and if he will publish that assessment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Poverty (20 Apr 2017)

Damian Hinds: This Government is committed to delivering a country that works for all. Worklessness is one of the most important drivers of child poverty: children in workless families are three times more likely to be in relative low income. The policy to limit child elements in Universal Credit and Child Tax Credit to a maximum of two strikes the right balance between protecting the vulnerable and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Child Tax Credit: Northern Ireland (20 Apr 2017)

Margaret Ritchie: ...discussions his Department has had with the Northern Ireland Department of Communities on the potential implications for training and recruitment of staff to assess exemption claims related to the Child Tax Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Social Security Benefits: Children (20 Apr 2017)

Dan Jarvis: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will carry out an interim assessment of the effects of the freeze on child benefit and child tax credit.

Universal Credit — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (19 Apr 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: ...Stephen Timms), who spoke with real authority and insight. In 2010, the right hon. Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Mr Duncan Smith), the then Work and Pensions Secretary, announced that universal credit would radically simplify the existing social security system, make work pay and help lift people out of poverty, but the stories we have heard today show that that is simply not...

Technical and Further Education Bill: Financial Support for Students Undertaking Apprenticeships (19 Apr 2017)

Gordon Marsden: graphic detail the current gap in support between students and apprentices. It showed that apprentices have no access to care to learn grants, and that their families have no access to universal credit and council tax credit. Most trenchant and relevant when it comes to amendment 1, they have no access to child benefit. Amendment 1 would enable families eligible for child benefit to...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (19 Apr 2017)

Edward Timpson: Every local authority must publish a policy setting out their approach to promoting and supporting the needs of children living with kinship carers. This must address the needs of all children in kinship care, regardless of their legal status. It should be clear, regularly updated, and made freely and widely available. The support and resources that kinship carers receive will depend on the...

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Economy (19 Apr 2017)

Gillian Martin: ...of my colleagues have mentioned. When citizens have more money, they spend it, particularly those at the lower end of the economic spectrum, who do not hoard their money or hide it in off-shore accounts. As a result, more VAT and corporation tax are collected. However, VAT, national insurance, corporation tax and all the other taxes that Ivan McKee mentioned are still reserved to the UK...

Scottish Parliament: Business Motions (19 Apr 2017)

Kenneth Macintosh: ...of business— Tuesday 25 April 2017 2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Scottish Government Debate: Child Tax Credit Cuts followed by Stage 1 Debate: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 6.20 pm Decision Time followed by...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (18 Apr 2017)

Stewart Hosie: ...of VAT being charged on the Scottish Police Authority and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, it fails to provide concrete measures to support the oil and gas industry, it increases Insurance Premium Tax above the level of inflation, it increases duty on Scotch whisky, and it is a wholly inadequate response to the economic challenges being faced by Scotland and the UK.” We oppose...

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