To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of families eligible for the childcare element of the working tax credit claimed it in each year for which figures are available.
The information requested is not available.
However, estimates of the average number of families benefiting from the child care element of working tax credit are provided in Table 2.4 of the HMRC publications 'Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics. Finalised annual awards', for each relevant year. These are available on the HMRC website at: