Children: Day Care

Treasury written question – answered on 21st May 2018.

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Photo of Conor McGinn Conor McGinn Labour, St Helens North

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many parents using the tax free childcare online application system have submitted compensation claims after not receiving a top-up from HMRC; what the average amount of those claims is; what the average response time for such claims has been; and how much compensation has been paid (a) to each such claimant and (b) in total.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

I refer the Honourable Member to the answer I gave on 12 March 2018 (PQ 131774).

HMRC currently processes the vast majority of payments in lieu of government top-up within 5 working days.

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