Working Tax Credit: Wales

HM Treasury written question – answered on 16th June 2015.

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Photo of Owen Smith Owen Smith Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Wales are in receipt of working tax credit; and what the average weekly award is.

Photo of Owen Smith Owen Smith Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Wales are in receipt of the childcare element of working tax credit; and what the average weekly award is.

Photo of Owen Smith Owen Smith Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Wales are in receipt of the child tax credit; and what the average weekly award is.

Photo of Owen Smith Owen Smith Shadow Secretary of State for Wales

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Wales are in receipt of child benefit; and how many receive benefit for (a) one, (b) two and (c) three or more children.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Exchequer Secretary

The number of families in receipt of Working Tax Credit (WTC) in Wales can be found on Table 1a of the publication ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics 2013 to 2014’ available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014.

The number of families benefitting from the childcare element in Wales, as well as the average weekly value of the award, can be found on Table 1b of the publication ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics 2013 to 2014’ available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014.

The number of families in receipt of Child Tax Credit (CTC) in Wales can be found on Table 1a of the publication ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics 2013 to 2014’ available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014.

The number of families in receipt of Child Benefit in Wales can be found on Table 3 of the publication ‘Child Benefit geographical analysis - August 2014’ available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-benefit-geographical-analysis-august-2014.

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