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Savings (Government Contributions) Bill - Second Reading (12 Jan 2017)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...currently live and closes on 13 February. MAS, TPAS and Pension Wise will continue to provide guidance to consumers until the new body goes live. The noble Baroness, Lady Drake, raised the issue of pensions tax relief, as did other noble Lords. Our responses to the Treasury’s pensions tax consultation indicated that there was no clear consensus for reform and, therefore, that it was...

UK Maritime Industry (12 Jan 2017)

Alistair Carmichael: ...—it is winding its way through the courts. I am afraid I have to say that the willingness of the shipowners in those cases to leave the seafarers they employ effectively destitute does them no credit. Sadly, it does not reflect particularly well on the wider industry, either. Where we have seen some progress—the Seatruck case—is however perhaps the low-hanging fruit. As...

Public Bill Committee: Children and Social Work Bill [Lords]: National offer for care leavers (12 Jan 2017)

‘(1) The Universal Credit Regulations 2013 are amended as follows— (a) in regulation 102(2)— (i) in paragraph (a) after “18 or over” insert “and paragraph (b) does not apply”; (ii) in paragraph (b) after “16 or 17” insert “or is a care leaver within the meaning given by section 2 of the Children and Social Work Act 2016 and is under...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (11 Jan 2017)

Nicky Morgan: ...week, but may I draw her attention to another burning injustice? My constituent Paula Edwards has been battling cancer for four years. She is recovering from an operation and has taken 28 weeks off work. She is still employed and is on half pay, yet her working tax credits have been stopped, which means that she is worrying about how to make ends meet rather than focusing on her recovery....

Wales Bill - Report (2nd Day) (10 Jan 2017)

Baroness Morgan of Ely: My Lords, I wish the Minister a happy new year. It is extremely good news that the Welsh Government were able to come to an agreement with the UK Government on the impact of partial income tax devolution to Wales and the other taxes due to be devolved as a result of the Wales Act 2014. We were all aware that there was no chance that this Bill could be passed if there were no agreement. As...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Hounslow (10 Jan 2017)

Caroline Nokes: ...16% Housing Benefit Only 0% Total 100% These estimates focus on the benefit cap continuing to be applied under 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...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Children in Relative Poverty (9 Jan 2017)

Margaret Greenwood: It is a poor Government who fail to understand the value of the nation’s children. In addition to the universal credit work allowance cuts, this Government have abolished the child poverty unit and frozen social security payments, and are removing tax credits from third and subsequent children. Does the Minister think child poverty will go up or down as a result of those measures?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (9 Jan 2017)

Lucy Powell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of how many (a) parents and (b) lone parents with a youngest child aged three (i) nationally, (ii) by region, (iii) by local authority and (iv) by parliamentary constituency will be 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: Personal Income (23 Dec 2016)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what comparative assessment his Department has made of the level of income that a couple with two children where the main earner is working full-time on the national living wage will receive relative to what they would have received in tax credits.

Universal Credit - Question for Short Debate (21 Dec 2016)

Lord Freud: ...in that capacity. I thought that it would be most valuable if I concentrated on two things: the lessons we have learned from the process and what we can see for the future of welfare reform. Universal credit marks a fundamental change in the relationship between the state and citizens who are claimants. I think that it is more than a Darwinian process. This is quite a substantial change in...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (21 Dec 2016)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the level of taper rate in universal credit that would mean that households were no worse off under universal credit than they were under tax credits.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Personal Income (21 Dec 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...of spending on public services and the lack of accounting for how the government is helping women and families of different backgrounds, by providing a stable economy. The number of women in work has increased by 1.3 million since 2010 to 14.9 million and the female employment rate stands at a record high 69.8%. The number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women in work is at a record...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit (21 Dec 2016)

Lord Young of Cookham: In future, all families - those in receipt of benefits and those supporting themselves solely through work - will be faced with the same sorts of financial considerations when making decisions about having more children. At Summer Budget 2015 the Government announced that families will no longer be able to claim additional support through Child Tax Credit (CTC) for third or subsequent...

Scottish Parliament: Illegal Puppy Trade (21 Dec 2016)

Emma Harper: ...; the other 90 per cent are imported or rescued, or come from unlicensed breeders. It is estimated that illegal trafficking could be worth between 100 million and 300 million annually. It is a tax-avoidance, cash economy. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has a special task force addressing the trade. I have learned that many hundreds, or even thousands, of puppies are...

Leasehold and Commonhold Reform: Christmas Adjournment (20 Dec 2016)

James Berry: I start by thanking all the emergency services for their work over the Christmas period, especially those who will be working while we are enjoying time with our families. As I propose to speak on a Home Affairs issue, I pay particular tribute to the police. I was out on a Walk the Met session with the Chessington safer neighbourhood team just last week and saw the excellent work they do for...

Child Poverty — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (20 Dec 2016)

Penny Mordaunt: ...address these points. The Government’s record on employment speaks for itself. The latest figures show the employment rate at 74.4%, unemployment at an 11-year low and 2.8 million more people in work than in 2010. That is important, because we know that being in work has wider benefits beyond financial ones. There is clear evidence that good-quality work is linked to better physical...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Care Tax Credit (20 Dec 2016)

Tulip Siddiq: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families with children over the age of five have received support from the childcare element of Working Tax Credits since 2010.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Care Tax Credit (20 Dec 2016)

Tulip Siddiq: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families with children under the age of five have received support from the childcare element of Working Tax Credits since 2010.

Exiting the Eu: Science and Research (19 Dec 2016)

David Rutley: ...be key in celebrating the science heritage of that site, which will be important for the north and for the visitor economy. I also welcome the fact that the Government are re-examining their excellent work on research and development tax credits and allowances. This has helped to underline the importance of science and to show that the UK economy is open for business. I am pleased that the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Care Tax Credit (16 Dec 2016)

Tulip Siddiq: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost to the public purse has been of the childcare element of working tax credits in each year since 2010.


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