Children: Day Care

Treasury written question – answered on 11th September 2013.

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Photo of Kate Green Kate Green Shadow Minister (Equalities)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer

(1) what estimate he has made of the savings to the public purse if the new tax-free childcare scheme was restricted to parents earning less than (a) £100,000, (b) £90,000, (c) £80,000, (d) £75,000, (e) £70,000, (f) £65,000 and (g) £60,000 per annum;

(2) what estimate he has made of the savings to the public purse if the new tax-free childcare scheme was restricted to providing support for up to two children only.

Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

The estimates requested are not available.

Information on Exchequer costs of the new scheme for tax-free child care and numbers of families affected will not be available until the consultation launched on 5 August is complete and the policy details have been fully defined.

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