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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit: Disability more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people were eligible for the disabled worker element of Working Tax Credit in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency High Peak more like this
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Ruth George more like this
star this property uin 166273 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
star this property answer text <p>Information on the number of families and workers in receipt of disabled worker element and the number of in-work families in receipt of the disabled child element are published in our yearly finalised annual awards statistics publication at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-tax-credits-statistics" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-tax-credits-statistics</a></p><p>The numbers of families who are eligible for, but not claiming these elements is not available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the average number of families benefitting from these elements of the Child and Working Tax Credits in the last five years for which we have finalised awards data is shown in the attached table.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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166274 more like this
166275 more like this
166276 more like this
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less than 2018-07-24T13:59:39.073Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-24T13:59:39.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property file name Average number of recipient families and individuals benefitting from selected elements of Child Tax Credit.docx more like this
star this property title Attachment to PQ UIN 166273 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ruth George more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value was of the contract with Concentrix for its investigation into payments of Working Tax Credits; how many claimants were pursued as part of Concentrix’s contract; and how many of those investigations were successful. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 220756 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>Full details on HMRC’s contract with Concentrix and details on how many investigations were undertaken and how many were successful are available publicly.</p><p> </p><p>On 17 January 2017 the National Audit Office published its ‘Investigation into HMRC’s contract with Concentrix’. This can be found at</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.nao.org.uk/report/hmrcs-contract-with-concentrix/" target="_blank">https://www.nao.org.uk/report/hmrcs-contract-with-concentrix/</a></p><p> </p><p>On 4 April 2017 the Committee for Public Accounts published its report ‘HMRC’s contract with Concentrix’. This can be found at</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmpubacc/998/99802.htm" target="_blank">https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmpubacc/998/99802.htm</a></p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T15:43:32.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T15:43:32.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if she will publish the protocol used to determine whether an individual was investigated for an inappropriate claim for working tax credits (a) directly by the Department or (b) by an external agency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 220757 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>HMRC guidance is available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/claimant-compliance-manual" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/claimant-compliance-manual</a>.</p><p> </p><p>No checks have been carried out by external agencies since November 2016 when HMRC and Concentrix agreed to exit the contract with immediate effect.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T15:38:19.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T15:38:19.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was spent on (a) tax-free childcare, (b) employer-supported childcare and (c) the childcare element of working tax credit in 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ashton-under-Lyne more like this
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Angela Rayner more like this
star this property uin 237195 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
star this property answer text <p>Page 100 of the OBR’s March 2019 Economic &amp; Fiscal Outlook contains the Tax-Free Childcare forecast, including the cost for 2017/18 (<a href="https://cdn.obr.uk/March-2019_EFO_Web-Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://cdn.obr.uk/March-2019_EFO_Web-Accessible.pdf</a>).</p><p> </p><p>HMRC’s publication ‘Estimated Costs of Principal Tax Reliefs’ includes the forecast cost of Employer Supported Childcare tax reliefs in 2017/18 (<a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/782480/Jan19_Principal_Reliefs_Final.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/782480/Jan19_Principal_Reliefs_Final.pdf</a>).</p><p> </p><p>The forecast cost of the childcare element of Working Tax Credit in 2017/18 is £1.1bn. This is in line with OBR methodology which assumes Universal Credit has no impact on the Working Tax Credit forecast.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-04-01T14:39:36.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-01T14:39:36.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Angela Rayner more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department holds on the income profile of recipients of working tax credit childcare. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tonbridge and Malling more like this
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Tom Tugendhat more like this
star this property uin 158289 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-06more like thismore than 2018-07-06
star this property answer text <p>The tables below show information on the income profile and age profile of recipients of the childcare element of Working Tax Credit. This information is based on the latest Child and Working Tax Credit: finalised award data, for 2016-17, released on the 28<sup>th</sup> June this year.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="16"><p>Average number of in-work recipient families benefitting from the childcare element, 2016-17</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><em>Thousands</em></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="17"><p>Range of income bands</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Up to £6,420</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£6,421 to £9,999</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£10,000 to £19,999</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£20,000 to £29,999</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£30,000 to £39,999</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>£40,000 to £50,000</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Over £50,000</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>59</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>64</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>112</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>79</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>43</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>9</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>369</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Footnotes</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="17" rowspan="2"><p>These figures show the average number of recipient families of the childcare element of Working Tax Credit, by income band. This shows the range of gross household income used to tapper Tax Credit entitlement.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="17" rowspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="16"><p>Age of eldest adult benefitting from the childcare element of Working Tax Credit, 2016-17</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><em>Thousands</em></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="16"><p>Age of applicant</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Under 20</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>20-24</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>25-29</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>30-34</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>35-40</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>40-49</p></td><td><p>50-59</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>60 and over</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>0</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>17</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>66</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>90</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>87</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>94</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>369</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Footnotes</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="14"><p>These figures provide an average count of Tax Credit recipients benefitting from the childcare element, consistent with our National Statistics</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table>
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 158290 more like this
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less than 2018-07-06T11:16:21.923Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-06T11:16:21.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Tugendhat more like this
931844
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what information his Department holds on the age profile of recipients of working tax credit childcare. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tonbridge and Malling more like this
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Tom Tugendhat more like this
star this property uin 158290 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-06more like thismore than 2018-07-06
star this property answer text <p>The tables below show information on the income profile and age profile of recipients of the childcare element of Working Tax Credit. This information is based on the latest Child and Working Tax Credit: finalised award data, for 2016-17, released on the 28<sup>th</sup> June this year.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="16"><p>Average number of in-work recipient families benefitting from the childcare element, 2016-17</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><em>Thousands</em></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="17"><p>Range of income bands</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Up to £6,420</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£6,421 to £9,999</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£10,000 to £19,999</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£20,000 to £29,999</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>£30,000 to £39,999</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>£40,000 to £50,000</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Over £50,000</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>59</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>64</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>112</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>79</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>43</p></td><td colspan="3"><p>9</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>369</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Footnotes</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="17" rowspan="2"><p>These figures show the average number of recipient families of the childcare element of Working Tax Credit, by income band. This shows the range of gross household income used to tapper Tax Credit entitlement.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="17" rowspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="16"><p>Age of eldest adult benefitting from the childcare element of Working Tax Credit, 2016-17</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><em>Thousands</em></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="16"><p>Age of applicant</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Under 20</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>20-24</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>25-29</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>30-34</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>35-40</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>40-49</p></td><td><p>50-59</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>60 and over</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Total</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>0</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>17</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>66</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>90</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>87</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>94</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>369</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Footnotes</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="14"><p>These figures provide an average count of Tax Credit recipients benefitting from the childcare element, consistent with our National Statistics</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table>
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 158289 more like this
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less than 2018-07-06T11:16:22.003Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-06T11:16:22.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4462
star this property label Biography information for Tom Tugendhat more like this
931845
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star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the annual cost to the public purse has been of working tax credit childcare since that policy was introduced. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tonbridge and Malling more like this
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Tom Tugendhat more like this
star this property uin 158291 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The government currently spends over £1 billion a year on childcare support through Working Tax Credit. The government is introducing Universal Credit, which will provide claimants with support for up to 85% of their eligible costs, up from the 70% support available in Working Tax Credit. As a consequence, the government expects to spend £300m a year more on childcare support for low-income working households.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 158292 more like this
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less than 2018-07-05T13:06:36.157Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-05T13:06:36.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Tugendhat more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the annual cost to the public purse of working tax credit childcare to the end of the current spending review period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tonbridge and Malling more like this
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Tom Tugendhat more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The government currently spends over £1 billion a year on childcare support through Working Tax Credit. The government is introducing Universal Credit, which will provide claimants with support for up to 85% of their eligible costs, up from the 70% support available in Working Tax Credit. As a consequence, the government expects to spend £300m a year more on childcare support for low-income working households.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 158291 more like this
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less than 2018-07-05T13:06:36.22Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-05T13:06:36.22Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Tugendhat more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Women in Finance Charter more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of widening the scope of the Women in Finance Charter to other sectors of the economy. more like this
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Kirsty Blackman more like this
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star this property answer text <p>It is the Government’s aspiration to see diversity across the UK economy. A diverse workforce is good for business – it is good for customers, for profitability and workplace culture.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter reflects our ambition to see an improved gender balance in the financial services industry. So far, 300 financial services firms have signed the Charter, committing to implement strategic actions to improve their gender balance at a senior level.</p><p> </p><p>The AAT MP Survey Results positively highlights the need to take action to improve gender diversity across all sectors, as we work towards gender parity as a society.</p><p> </p><p>We recognise that there is still further work to be done to address the gender imbalance in the wider economy, and the need to adopt an industry-led approach so that new initiatives are tailored to the issues each sector is facing. We are pleased to have already seen other sectors take action to improve their gender balance and establish their own initiatives including the Women in Maritime Pledge (the forerunner to the Women in Maritime Charter), the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter and the Tech Talent Charter.</p><p> </p><p>We are supportive of this approach and encourage other sectors to consider what further action they can take to improve their gender balance. We will continue to focus on strengthening industry-led work in this area, and sharing knowledge and best practice across sectors, to maximise their impact on the wider economy.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
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228703 more like this
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Women in Finance Charter more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of the conclusions of the AAT MP Survey Results, published on 21 January 2019, which found that 54 per cent of hon. Members would support changing the Women in Finance Charter to incorporate all sectors of the economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aberdeen North more like this
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Kirsty Blackman more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>It is the Government’s aspiration to see diversity across the UK economy. A diverse workforce is good for business – it is good for customers, for profitability and workplace culture.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter reflects our ambition to see an improved gender balance in the financial services industry. So far, 300 financial services firms have signed the Charter, committing to implement strategic actions to improve their gender balance at a senior level.</p><p> </p><p>The AAT MP Survey Results positively highlights the need to take action to improve gender diversity across all sectors, as we work towards gender parity as a society.</p><p> </p><p>We recognise that there is still further work to be done to address the gender imbalance in the wider economy, and the need to adopt an industry-led approach so that new initiatives are tailored to the issues each sector is facing. We are pleased to have already seen other sectors take action to improve their gender balance and establish their own initiatives including the Women in Maritime Pledge (the forerunner to the Women in Maritime Charter), the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter and the Tech Talent Charter.</p><p> </p><p>We are supportive of this approach and encourage other sectors to consider what further action they can take to improve their gender balance. We will continue to focus on strengthening industry-led work in this area, and sharing knowledge and best practice across sectors, to maximise their impact on the wider economy.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
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228702 more like this
228704 more like this
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