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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Married People: Tax Allowances more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the Marriage Allowance; and what plans they have to review that allowance. more like this
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Baroness Eaton 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>The Marriage Allowance was introduced in April 2015 to recognise the importance of marriage and civil partnerships in the tax system, and support those on low incomes by helping them keep more of the money they earn.</p><p> </p><p>The Marriage Allowance is effective as it gives extra financial support to those couples eligible for it. In 2018/19, 1.78m couples benefitted from the Marriage Allowance which is worth up to £250 a year. The Marriage Allowance can be backdated to 2015-16 when it was introduced. This means eligible couples can claim a total of £1,150 if not claimed before.</p><p> </p><p>As with all aspects of Government policy, the Marriage Allowance will be kept under review and any decisions on future changes will be taken as part of the annual Budget process in the context of the wider public finances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-15T14:38:24.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T14:38:24.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Eaton more like this