Working Tax Credits

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:23 pm on 30th November 2011.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Labour, Oldham East and Saddleworth 4:23 pm, 30th November 2011

Would the Minister confirm that 100,000 extra children will be pushed into poverty as a result of the reduction in working tax credit that was announced yesterday? Will she confirm that that was what the OBR says the additional number of children in poverty will be?