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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Day Care 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of funding for the 30 hours' childcare policy for three- and four-year-olds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq remove filter
star this property uin 277237 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The government recognizes how important an issue childcare is to families with young children. That is why we will be spending almost £6 billion a year on childcare support in 2019/20 – a record amount. This includes an initial allocation of around £3.5 billion for free childcare. Spending decisions beyond 2019/20 will be a matter for the Spending Review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T08:23:08.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T08:23:08.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1138862
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Day Care more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of appropriateness of the level of business rates for private childcare providers; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq remove filter
star this property uin 277238 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Business rates are an annual tax on non-domestic property, based on rateable value as assessed by the Valuation Office Agency.</p><p> </p><p>Private childcare providers may be eligible for up to 100% Small Business Rate Relief.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has taken repeated action to reduce the burden of business rates for all ratepayers, worth more than £13 billion over the next five years.</p><p> </p><p>Local Authorities continue to have powers to offer business rates discounts beyond pre-defined reliefs at their discretion.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:39:42.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:39:42.883Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1138863
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Day Care 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 the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what steps the Department is taking to support local authorities to provide business rate relief to private childcare providers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq remove filter
star this property uin 277239 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Since Budget 2016 the Government has introduced business rates measures in England worth more than £13 billion over the next five years. This includes switching the indexation of business rates from the retail price index to the consumer price index, representing a cut in rates to all ratepayers, including childcare providers, worth around £6 billion over the next five years. The Government has also doubled the threshold for 100 per cent small business rate relief meaning that over 675,000 businesses including many childcare providers are no longer subject to rates.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T12:56:57.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T12:56:57.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1138864
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal 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 the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential benefits of enabling childcare costs to be paid directly to providers through universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq remove filter
star this property uin 277240 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government recently submitted its response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s follow-up report into Universal Credit: Childcare which sets out an assessment of the position in relation to payments direct to childcare providers. The response will be published in due course.</p><p> </p><p>Universal Credit is paid in a single monthly amount directly into people’s bank accounts, giving them control over their own money and making the move into work easier.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to supporting parents with moving into work and, as part of this, we have increased the level of support for childcare costs from 70 per cent in legacy benefits to up to 85 per cent in Universal Credit. The Universal Credit childcare policy aligns with the wider government childcare offer, which includes free childcare hours and tax free childcare. This offer means that reasonable childcare costs should not form a barrier to work.</p><p> </p><p>Where upfront childcare costs or deposits may prevent a claimant from starting work, jobcentres will use the Flexible Support Fund to support the transition into work. When parents have good reason for late reporting of their childcare costs, the Department is piloting a more flexible approach to enable parents to be reimbursed at a later point.</p><p> </p><p>Since February 2018, Universal Credit claimants have been able to upload digital copies of their childcare cost receipts or invoices through their online Universal Credit account.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T15:39:49.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:39:49.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this