Child Tax Credit: Liverpool City Region

HM Treasury written question – answered on 24th April 2017.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Labour, Garston and Halewood

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of families in (a) Garston and Halewood constituency and (b) Liverpool City Region in receipt of child tax credits were households of two or more children in each year since April 2010.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The number and proportion of families in (a) Garston and Halewood constituency and (b) Liverpool City Region in receipt of child tax credits that were households of two or more children in each year since April 2010 is shown in the table below.

Estimates for Liverpool City Region are obtained by aggregating the figures for the following local authorities: Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, St Helen, Sefton, Wirral.

Families in receipt of child tax credits with two or more children since April 2010

Year

Garston and Halewood constituency

Liverpool City Region

Number

As a proportion of total families in area in receipt of child tax credits

Number

As a proportion of total families in area in receipt of child tax credits

2010-11

4,800

49.7%

74,400

50.1%

2011-12

4,300

49.1%

66,600

49.4%

2012-13

3,900

52.4%

58,600

52.5%

2013-14

3,800

52.8%

58,200

53.1%

2014-15

3,700

52.5%

57,500

53.7%

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