Results 1–20 of 3442 for working tax credit

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 — 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.

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

Alex Burghart: look at the shared accommodation rate. I was pleased that she said that it is now possible for young people to set up their claim before they leave the care system. I hope that support is being given to work coaches and personal advisers to ensure that young people are aware of that opportunity and that they can get through it. We have also had an interesting debate about how we help...

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: ...clear. We are seeking to get the best possible deal for the United Kingdom when we leave the European Union in March 2019, as stipulated by the 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...

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: The analysis published at the time of the 2015 Budget assesses the impact of the measures in the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 including the benefit freeze. This includes an estimate that the benefit rate freeze would save £3.5 billion in 2019-20 ( -006C.pdf). We are not able to provide constituency-level analysis for the full...

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...

Automatic Electoral Registration (No. 2) (15 Nov 2017)

Jo Stevens: ...should do everything it can to ensure as complete an electoral register as possible. Not being on the electoral register has implications that extend beyond the inability to vote. Those not on the register will have their credit rating disadvantaged; they may not have access to mainstream borrowing; they may not be able to obtain a mortgage; and they cannot undertake jury service and play...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (15 Nov 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: The Government’s assessment of the impact of the benefit freeze is set out in the analysis of the measures in the Welfare Reform and Work Act published at the time of the Summer Budget 2015. As I said in my response to the Noble Baroness’ question on 30 October, the benefit freeze is part of a package of welfare reforms designed to incentivise claimants into work. These include...

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Childcare Service Update (15 Nov 2017)

Mel Stride: This Government is committed to supporting parents with the cost of childcare. We’ve doubled free childcare to 30 hours a week and introduced Tax-Free Childcare. This support is fairer than the employer voucher scheme, as for the first time it is available to self-employed parents, and all qualifying working parents regardless of their employer. It is better targeted as the support is...

Household Debt - Question for Short Debate (13 Nov 2017)

Lord Bates: My Lords, I join other noble Lords in paying tribute to the right reverend Prelate, not only for securing this debate but for the work he has done in this area over many years to highlight a major problem. It is a social and a spiritual problem in many parts of this country. I thank him for securing this debate, as I thank noble Lords for their contributions. Perhaps I may begin by setting...

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