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Committees: Companies House and Transgender Persons (20 Nov 2017)

Nicky Morgan: ...of views to find out the scale of the problem? Will she also consider, again perhaps as part of the consultation, Alex’s comment to me that she is able to protect herself when it comes to her credit profile, her tax profile with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the Financial Conduct Authority register and the Government Gateway, all of which presumably—certainly the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Working Tax Credit (20 Nov 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 111398, on Working Tax Credit: Denton and Reddish, if he will make it his policy to collect information on working tax credits at a constituency level.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Concentrix (20 Nov 2017)

Louise Haigh: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much compensation HM Revenue and Customs paid to tax credit claimants who incurred a financial loss due to actions taken by Concentrix during the course of its contract in relation to error and fraud in the tax credits system.

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

Caroline Dinenage: aged 16 or under, or is 16 to 19 years old, unmarried and in full-time non-advanced education.The following benefits have been including in this analysis; Disability Living Allowance, Child Benefit, Pension Credit, State Pension, Widow's Pension/Bereavement Allowance/Widowed Mothers Allowance, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, War Widow's/Widower's Pension, Severe Disability Allowance,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (20 Nov 2017)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to amend universal credit rules to allow deduction of unreimbursed work expenses as is the case in the tax credits system; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (20 Nov 2017)

Damian Hinds: Unless there is a relevant change of circumstance that would previously have prompted a new claim to another legacy benefit or Tax Credit, claimants will remain on their existing arrangements until we begin transferring claimants to Universal Credit from July 2019.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Owner Occupation (20 Nov 2017)

Alok Sharma: The availability and pricing of mortgages is ultimately a decision for lenders, and the Government does not seek to directly intervene in these. First time buyers can benefit from a tax-free Government bonus of up to £3,000 if they save with a Help to Buy:ISA. The bonus will represent 25 per cent of the amount saved, up to a maximum of £3,000 on £12,000 of savings. The bonus...

Backbench Business: Support for Care Leavers — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (16 Nov 2017)

Alex Burghart: ...s services. As a number of Members said, that is being done well in Trafford. I very much like the idea suggested by the hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak that councils should publish whether they are offering council tax exemptions for care leavers. That would be a good way of nudging some councils into doing the right thing, and it would also give councils that have already made the...

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)

Damian Hinds: this House and to our democracy. The accents from his part of Scotland are always rich and characterful, but they sound so much better when they come from this side of the House. Universal credit has been the subject of a number of debates over recent weeks, but it remains important not to lose sight of why this vital reform is needed, and the key principles behind it, which my hon....

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...

Business of the House (16 Nov 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: ...triggering of article 50. The entire Government are working to that end. The hon. Lady mentioned the Paradise papers. Since 2010, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has secured £160 billion more in tax revenues as a result of steps taken to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. The Government have taken a lead in efforts on greater international tax transparency. My right hon. Friend...

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: 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 Credit childcare element has covered up to 85% of eligible childcare costs, compared with 70% in Working Tax Credit. The number of children living in households where no one is...

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: ...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 where a...

Finance Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (15 Nov 2017)

Lord Davies of Oldham: ...seems to me that the report puts forward a very clear position, which the Government ought to take cognisance of. In two concurrent sentences, the report makes its case clear. It says: “The digitalisation of tax administration in a way that assists taxpayers is … to be welcomed”. The Official Opposition endorse that wholeheartedly, but it is a question of how we make that...

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