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star this property date less than 2015-09-08more like thismore than 2015-09-08
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the effect on (a) relative and (b) absolute child poverty of the four year freeze announced in the Summer Budget 2015 on the uprating of (i) tax credits and (ii) child benefit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 9470 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to working to eliminate child poverty and improving life chances for children.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has carefully considered the impact of the tax and benefit reforms introduced in the Summer Budget. The intended impact of these reforms is to incentivise work, ensure work always pays, and then allow people to keep more of what they earn.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2015-09-16T16:32:59.753Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T16:32:59.753Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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163
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
424047
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of proposed changes to tax credits on child poverty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Helens South and Whiston more like this
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Marie Rimmer more like this
star this property uin 901813 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to Tax Credits which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. The Government wants to move from a low wage, high tax, high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare society.</p><br /><p>We know that work is the best route out of poverty. The intended impact of these reforms is to incentivise work, ensure work always pays, and then allow people to keep more of what they earn.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2015-10-27T16:39:04.443Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-27T16:39:04.443Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4457
star this property label Biography information for Ms Marie Rimmer more like this
416284
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 21 July to Question 7590, what his timetable is for publishing updated guidance and advice on the implementation of changes to tax credit entitlement arising from the Summer Budget 2015; and if he will publish an online calculator incorporating those changes to tax credits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 8743 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs will be in contact with those individuals affected by any changes to their tax credit entitlements in due course.</p><p> </p><p>I refer the hon member to the answer given by the Financial Secretary on 15 July to question 6497.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2015-09-09T16:55:36.737Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-09T16:55:36.737Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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304
star this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
416551
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how his Department will monitor the effect of changes to tax credits on the income of the poorest families. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
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Ian Austin more like this
star this property uin 8580 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions publishes a series of statistics on the number and percentage of people living in low-income households in the UK. These publications are located here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/households-below-average-income-hbai--2" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/households-below-average-income-hbai--2</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Another publication series which monitors low-income households is The Effects of Taxes and Benefits on Household Income. These are produced by the Office for National Statistics and are located here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/household-income/the-effects-of-taxes-and-benefits-on-household-income/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/household-income/the-effects-of-taxes-and-benefits-on-household-income/index.html</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>An update of these publications are provided at the end of each financial year. They examine how taxes and benefits redistribute income between various groups of households in the UK.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2015-09-14T13:23:07.047Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T13:23:07.047Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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1511
star this property label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
391907
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of recent changes to tax and tax credits on the income of women who choose to stay at home to care for children. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 8240 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the commitment and value of parents who choose to stay at home to look after their children, and the difficulties they might face. The Government has introduced the Marriage Allowance which will benefit married parents who do not use their full personal allowance; it has made reforms to the state pension which will improve pension provision for those who choose not to work due to caring responsibilities; and introduced a new package of childcare support to help parents balance work and family life.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2015-09-07T14:53:57.207Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-07T14:53:57.207Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this
390695
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the average change in income for (a) women and (b) households with children of the tax credit changes outlined in the Summer Budget 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7732 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to Tax Credits and Universal Credit which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. That means more emphasis on support to hardworking families on low incomes by reducing income tax through increases in the personal allowance and increasing wages, than on topping up low wages through tax credits.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMT has published distributional analysis information on the impact of the Summer Budget 2015 tax credit measures on households. This information can be found here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443229/PU1822_Distributional_Analysis.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443229/PU1822_Distributional_Analysis.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government is focusing the tax credits system on those who need it most. Prior to 2010, 9 out of 10 families with children in the UK were eligible for tax credits The measures announced in the Summer Budget 2015 will result in 5 out of 10 UK families being eligible for tax credits support.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of affected households and total reduction in credits to households in Scotland is not available.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes information on families’ tax credit award within Scotland. The most recent available data is for 2013-14 and can be found here on gov.uk.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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7595 more like this
7652 more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T15:59:59.527Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T15:59:59.527Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
390689
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what guidance his Department has issued on how tax credit claimants can calculate how much their tax credit entitlement will change as a result of changes to tax credit entitlement announced in the Summer Budget 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 7590 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Updated guidance and advice will be available on tax credits entitlement in advance of the implementation of the new measures, announced in the Summer Budget 2015.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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less than 2015-07-21T16:01:51.667Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T16:01:51.667Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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304
star this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
390195
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the compatibility of changes to (a) child tax credits, (b) working tax credit reductions, (c) working tax credit restrictions and (d) restriction of working tax credit to two children with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
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Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 7411 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Ministers had regard to all relevant international obligations when formulating the welfare policies announced at the Budget and consider that these obligations have been complied with.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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7409 more like this
7410 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T13:43:23.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T13:43:23.27Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4383
star this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
390194
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the compatibility of changes to (a) child tax credits, (b) working tax credit reductions, (c) working tax credit restrictions and (d) restriction of working tax credit to two children with the European Convention on Human Rights. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
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Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 7410 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Ministers had regard to all relevant international obligations when formulating the welfare policies announced at the Budget and consider that these obligations have been complied with.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
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7409 more like this
7411 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T13:43:23.177Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T13:43:23.177Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4383
star this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
390193
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the compatibility of changes to (a) child tax credits, (b) working tax credit reductions, (c) working tax credit restrictions and (d) restriction of working tax credit to two children with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross more like this
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Dr Paul Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 7409 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-23more like thismore than 2015-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Ministers had regard to all relevant international obligations when formulating the welfare policies announced at the Budget and consider that these obligations have been complied with.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
7410 more like this
7411 more like this
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less than 2015-07-23T13:43:23.083Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-23T13:43:23.083Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4383
star this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Monaghan more like this