Tax Credits (Civil Partnerships Bill)

Treasury written question – answered at on 19 July 2004.

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Photo of Mr Chris Smith Mr Chris Smith Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what savings on tax credits he anticipates making once the Civil Partnership Bill is introduced for, and the living together test is extended to, same-sex couples.

Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Paymaster General (HM Treasury)

The Civil Partnerships Bill is expected to have a negligible effect on the cost of tax credits.

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