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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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star this property hansard heading Child Benefit: British Nationals Abroad 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 cost to the public purse of child benefit paid for children who do not reside in the UK; how many such children there were; and in which countries those children resided in the most recent financial year for which data are available. more like this
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Frank Field more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Total Child Benefit payments in 2018-19 amounted to £11.6 billion. It is estimated that approximately £15 million was paid for children resident in another EEA country or Switzerland. The number of children these payments relate to, broken down by the country they reside in, is provided in Table 1 below.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1: Estimated number of children for whom Child Benefit is received where European Community regulations apply, as at February 2019</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Country</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of children</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Austria</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bulgaria</p></td><td><p>415</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Croatia</p></td><td><p>45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cyprus</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Czech Republic</p></td><td><p>165</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Denmark</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Estonia</p></td><td><p>35</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Finland</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>France</p></td><td><p>605</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p>165</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greece</p></td><td><p>55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hungary</p></td><td><p>150</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Iceland</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Italy</p></td><td><p>170</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Latvia</p></td><td><p>700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liechtenstein</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lithuania</p></td><td><p>790</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Luxembourg</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Malta</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norway</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Poland</p></td><td><p>10,975</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Portugal</p></td><td><p>230</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Republic of Ireland</p></td><td><p>1,945</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Romania</p></td><td><p>1,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Slovakia</p></td><td><p>575</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Slovenia</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Spain</p></td><td><p>625</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sweden</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Switzerland</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Netherlands</p></td><td><p>215</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>19,120</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Footnote: Figures have been rounded to the nearest 5. Figures under 5 have been suppressed and shown as ‘-’.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this