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Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

Treasury written question – answered on 23rd June 2008.

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Photo of Don Touhig Don Touhig Labour, Islwyn

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much was overpaid to recipients of tax credits in Islwyn constituency in the last 12 months.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Financial Secretary, HM Treasury

Estimates of the number of families with tax credit awards, including information on overpayments and underpayments by constituency, based on final family circumstances and incomes, for 2006-07, which are our latest statistics available, are produced in the HMRC publication "Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics. Finalised Annual Awards. Supplement on Payments. Geographical Analysis 2006-07". This publication is available on the HMRC website at:

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