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Royal Assent: NHS Outsourcing and Privatisation (23 May 2018)

Karen Lee: ...times for PCI have increased. I am not scaremongering—that is the truth. I am sorry, but I will not pretend that—pardon the pun—everything is rosy. Although the austerity experiment has been discredited by various economists, we have not seen a halt or a reversal of the underfunding and privatisation of our NHS. With the NHS approaching its 70th birthday, the Government...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (23 May 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: The latest tax credit overpayment statistics available relate to the financial year 2015-16 and statistics relating to the financial year 2016-17 are due to be released this summer. Based on the available statistics relating to 2015-16, there were 1.4m overpaid tax credit awards, which amounted to £1.572m in overpayments. This figure can be found on page 8 of the Child and Working Tax...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (23 May 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: The latest published estimates on take-up of tax credits are available at: -tax-credit-ctc-and-working-tax-credit-wtc-take-up-rates-201 5-to-2016 The publication includes estimates of unclaimed tax credit entitlements for 2015-16. 2016-17 estimates are expected to be released in December 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Apprentices: Low Incomes (18 May 2018)

Anne Milton: ...for apprentices with additional needs under review. For apprentices claiming benefits in their own right, financial support is available for those on low incomes. Eligible apprentices may be able to claim Universal Credit or Tax Credits to help with living costs. Universal Credit is also an in-work benefit, so claimants in work on low wages, including apprentices under contract, can...

Plastic Bottles and Coffee Cups (17 May 2018)

George Eustice: ...Planet II” for their revealing documentary series that has done huge amounts to raise public awareness of this challenge. My right hon. Friend the Member for Putney (Justine Greening) and others spoke about the work done by schools in their constituencies, so I will take this opportunity to acknowledge the work done by a couple of schools in my area. A few weeks ago, pupils from...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Young People (17 May 2018)

Alok Sharma: ...of 16-24 year old adults who are neither in employment nor in receipt of benefit. United Kingdom, 2016/17 Volume Percentage Sample Size 16-24 year olds not receiving benefit and not in work 3,200,000 45 1,936 of which Children (16-19 years) 1,600,000 23 1,210 Students(18-24 years) 900,000 13 411 Unemployed (ILO definition) 300,000 4 136 Other ILO...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (17 May 2018)

Margaret Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Government’s decision to remove the ordering restriction on exceptions to the two-child limit for the child element of Child Tax Credit and Universal Credit for children in kinship care and adopted children, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of that two-child limit on women who have conceived...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (17 May 2018)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of households receiving universal credit are repaying debts incurred on (a) the social fund, (b)crisis loans, (c) tax credit overpayments, (d) housing benefit overpayments and (e) other forms of social security debt, inherited before claimants began drawing universal credit.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Poverty (17 May 2018)

Baroness Buscombe: The TUC figures estimate that an extra one million children in working families will be in relative low income in 2018/19 compared to 2009/10 on an after housing cost basis. During this period, there has been an increase in both the child population and the numbers of people in employment. The overall proportion of children in relative low income on an After Housing Cost basis was 30 per cent...

Housing and Access to Legal Aid — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (16 May 2018)

Ruth Cadbury: ..., as landlords can afford to gain possession of a home and then rent it to someone else who is able to pay a higher rent in the inflated west London housing market. The escalation of zero-hours work and low-paid self-employment also affects the ability of many people on low incomes to pay their rents, while for many people, some of whom are working and some of whom are not, cuts and...

Banking (Cash Machine Charges and Financial Inclusion) (16 May 2018)

Gerard Killen: ...the overall number of ATMs and says it expects this reduction to happen in city centres, where there are large clusters of ATMs, but there is simply no way of guaranteeing this effect. With different ATM companies working to different models across the UK, it is inevitable that there will be unintended consequences, and it is people in rural communities or smaller urban towns such as the...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments (14 May 2018)

...and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/594 (N.I. 3)).(5) In this paragraph, “grant-aided school”, “independent school”, “proprietor” and “trustees” have the same meaning as in the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/594 (N.I. 3)).” 195: Schedule 2, page 164, line 7, leave out “with the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security benefits: Children (14 May 2018)

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Written Statement of 27 April 2018, HCWS653, whether she plans to backdate awards of tax credits and universal credit to claimants who will become eligible for that support under the proposed changes announced in that statement.

Creditworthiness Assessment Bill [HL] - Committee (11 May 2018)

Lord Blencathra: ...“ensure that”, he suggests “consider whether”; and the word “should” in the final amendment in the group is a grammatical change. In all of these amendments he was guided by the advice of the Consumer Credit Association and I would like to justify the amendments by explaining the CCA’s concerns. I want to set out this properly in this group so that...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Tax Credit (11 May 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: An impact assessment of the policy was published and is available here: 006e.pdf Providing support for a maximum of two children in tax credits and Universal Credit is about ensuring those who receive income related benefits face the same financial choices as those supporting themselves solely through work. The government...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (10 May 2018)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) does not hold the information requested. HMRC has learned lessons from the Concentrix contract, taking on board the Work & Pensions Select Committee recommendations and introducing a number of changes to its compliance processes. Before implementing these changes, HMRC tested them with external stakeholders, who endorsed the revised approach. The changes...

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Dundee (10 May 2018)

Mel Stride: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has informed its staff that there will be tax credits work in Dundee until 2021. HMRC continues to work with the Department for Work and Pensions who are currently reviewing their future requirements in Dundee. HMRC is working through the implications of what the changes mean for the future of Sidlaw House. It will keep staff updated as the details emerge.

Economies of the UK Islands — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (9 May 2018)

Alistair Carmichael: ...that our island communities have challenges, as every community in the country does, but we offer opportunities for the Government as well. Island communities can contribute in a whole range of ways to the work of Government, be it in Westminster, Holyrood or wherever else. Many of the issues that we face as island communities are shared in common with communities across the whole country....

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (9 May 2018)

Anne Milton: ...week for one child only or £282.36 per week for two or more children. Students are not entitled to receive a Childcare Grant if the student or their partner has elected to receive the childcare element of Working Tax Credit, the childcare element of Universal Credit, or is claiming support for childcare through the NHS bursary scheme. Students with children may also be able to...

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