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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Carer's Allowance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy that the recipients of carer's allowance lose only a proportion of that allowance when they begin to earn more that £110 per week. more like this
tabling member constituency Edinburgh East remove filter
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
uin 9983 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
answer text <p>The information requested is not available.</p><p> </p><p>A carer can earn up to £110 a week after National Insurance, tax and other allowable expenses are deducted and still be able to receive Carer’s Allowance. The earnings limit was increased by 8% in April 2015 and 4,000 people will benefit from this increase this year. We have no plans to move to a taper system.</p> more like this
answering member constituency North Swindon remove filter
answering member printed Justin Tomlinson remove filter
grouped question UIN 9981 more like this
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answering member
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label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
tabling member
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label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this