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To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families have paid into a Tax-Free Childcare accounts as of 11 June 2018.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many families have had money paid out of a Tax-Free Childcare account to a childcare provider as of 11 June 2018.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Government has made an assessment of the potential merits of replacing the Tax Free Childcare online service with an alternative online service as a result of the technical problems with the existing service.
As of 31 May 2018 over 74,000 families have paid into their Tax-Free Childcare account and over 70,000 families have used their account to pay their childcare provider. The number of families using their accounts is rising as marketing and parent awareness are increases.
For question 155362, I refer the Honourable Member to the answer I gave to the Honourable Member for Batley and Spen on 25 April 2018 (137634).
The statement on the proportion of employees with access to childcare vouchers was based on internal analysis of household survey data.
For question 155364, I refer the Honourable Member to the answer I gave to the Honourable Member for Airdrie and Shotts on 25 June 2018 (155823).