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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons remove filter
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the restriction on earned income for eligibility for support for mortgage interest under universal credit on the incentive to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield Central remove filter
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Paul Blomfield more like this
star this property uin 285016 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The earned income rule for help with mortgage interest on Universal Credit ensures that owner occupier claimants have the right incentives to move into work and increase their hours of work over time where possible.</p><p>Universal Credit’s income taper, along with work allowances for qualifying claimants, ensure a strong work incentive is maintained. For certain owner occupiers, the withdrawal of support for mortgage interest means they qualify for the higher work allowance, and so they could earn up to £503 before there is any effect on their Universal Credit award.</p><p>My Department has made no formal assessment of the effect of the rule on work incentives.</p> more like this
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 2019-09-05T09:40:59.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T09:40:59.54Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Blomfield more like this