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star this property date less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
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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 Employment: Mental Illness more like this
star 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 support his Department provides for people in employment with mental health problems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 2900 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-24more like thismore than 2015-06-24
star this property answer text <p /> <p>The Access to Work Mental Health Support Service can offer support to individuals with a mental health condition who are absent from work or finding work difficult.</p><p> </p><p>The service supports those experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or other mental health issues that are affecting their work.</p><p> </p><p>The service was established in December 2011 and is delivered by Remploy Employment Services.</p><p> </p><p>Fit for Work provides both a supportive occupational health assessment and general health and work advice to employees, employers and General Practitioners (GPs), to help individuals stay in or return to work.</p><p> </p><p>We have also allocated over £43 million in the next three years to pilot services which support people with common mental health conditions to get into, and stay in, work. These will include buying early access to support online cognitive behavioural therapy for claimants and users of Fit for Work; and co-locating NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in Jobcentres.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-06-24T14:10:35.577Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-24T14:10:35.577Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
387895
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Annual Reports more like this
star 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 Secretary of State for Scotland, when he plans to publish his Department's Annual Report and Accounts for 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 5692 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 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
star this property answer text <p>The Annual Report and Accounts of the Scotland Office and Office of the Advocate General for 2014-15 will be laid before the House of Commons before the summer recess.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
unstar this property answering member printed David Mundell more like this
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less than 2015-07-09T11:37:33.543Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T11:37:33.543Z
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1512
star this property label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
387439
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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HM 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 Non-governmental Organisations more like this
star 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people made donations of paper or other artefacts to non-governmental bodies in lieu of tax in each of the last two financial year for which records are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 5447 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 2015-07-10more like thismore than 2015-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The detailed information requested is not available.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
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less than 2015-07-10T10:57:55.003Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-10T10:57:55.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
387896
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Pay more like this
star 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 Secretary of State for Scotland, what bonuses were paid to (a) officials and (b) special advisers in his Department in each of the last three financial years; and for what reasons each such bonus was awarded. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 5652 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 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>All staff in the Scotland Office are on assignment, secondment or loan from other Government bodies, in the majority of cases, the Scottish Government and the Ministry of Justice. Staff may be eligible for bonuses, in addition to basic salary, through their parent bodies' pay arrangements.</p><p>The Scotland Office is not responsible for payments made through end of year performance payments or allowances under staffs' parent bodies' pay arrangements and does not hold information centrally on these matters.</p><p>The Scotland Office is able to authorise directly non-consolidated and non-pensionable bonus payments in recognition of special effort, achievement and commitment, where the payment of such bonuses forms part of the individual member of staff’s terms and conditions. The current bonus arrangements do not apply to staff on assignment from the Scottish Government.</p><p>The following information shows the cost of such payments in the last three financial years:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Cost of Payments (£)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Awards</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p>£3,050</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p>£4,700</p></td><td><p>16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p>£0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Special Advisers are not eligible for bonuses.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
unstar this property answering member printed David Mundell more like this
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less than 2015-07-13T14:39:44.48Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T14:39:44.48Z
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1512
star this property label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
388747
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
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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 Social Security Benefits: Aberdeen more like this
star 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 Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2015 to Question 3935, what factors in addition to efficiency his Department took into account in its decision to use links to Stat-Xplore to answer Parliamentary Questions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 6257 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 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p /> <p>It is the Department’s policy to make as wide a range of detailed statistics available via on-line tools to allow everyone equality of access and support the Government’s Open Data agenda. These are designed to be comprehensive and easy to use so all users can extract the information they need. DWP staff will be holding training sessions for the House of Commons officials and MP’s in the near future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2015-07-13T16:35:58.567Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T16:35:58.567Z
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4105
star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
387897
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Scotland Office: Ministerial Policy Advisers more like this
star 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 Secretary of State for Scotland, what the (a) name, (b) responsibilities and (c) pay band is of each of the special advisers in his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 5653 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 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my Rt hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 13 July 2015.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale more like this
unstar this property answering member printed David Mundell more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T11:48:15.42Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T11:48:15.42Z
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1512
star this property label Biography information for David Mundell more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
389733
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Child Tax Credit more like this
star 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how he plans to take into account children from previous relationships in limiting child tax credit entitlement to two children per family. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7165 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 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>As announced at Summer Budget, families will no longer be able to claim additional support through Child Tax Credit for third or subsequent children in a family where the child is born after April 2017.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Children from previous relationships will continue to receive the Child Element in Child Tax Credit if they were born before April 2017 if the new household is eligible for Child Tax Credit.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T15:23:02.513Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T15:23:02.513Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
389734
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits more like this
star 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK who are subject to the under-occupancy penalty and are likely to be affected by his proposal to limit entitlement to tax credits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7166 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 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to tax credits and Universal Credit which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. The Government wants to move from a low wage, high tax, and high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax, and lower welfare society. That means more emphasis on supporting hardworking families on low incomes by reducing income tax through increases in the personal allowance and increasing wages, than on topping up low wages through tax credits.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Reforms announced at the Summer Budget do not affect a family’s eligibility to the any of the disability elements in tax credits (both child and adult). The uprating of the disability elements is also exempt from the four year working age benefit freeze; these elements will continue to rise in line with inflation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes information on the number of families benefitting from the disability elements. The most recent available data is for 2013/14 and can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p>Details on the number of families benefitting from the receipt of these elements, as well as the number of children in these families, is shown in Table 3.3 – 3.6.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of families benefitting from eligibility to the disabled worker element is also broken down geographically in Table 2 of a separate publication here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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7167 more like this
7168 more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.457Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.457Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
389735
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits more like this
star 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will estimate the number of children living in a household that includes at least one person with a disability and which is likely to be affected by his proposal to restrict tax credit entitlement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7167 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 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to tax credits and Universal Credit which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. The Government wants to move from a low wage, high tax, and high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax, and lower welfare society. That means more emphasis on supporting hardworking families on low incomes by reducing income tax through increases in the personal allowance and increasing wages, than on topping up low wages through tax credits.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Reforms announced at the Summer Budget do not affect a family’s eligibility to the any of the disability elements in tax credits (both child and adult). The uprating of the disability elements is also exempt from the four year working age benefit freeze; these elements will continue to rise in line with inflation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes information on the number of families benefitting from the disability elements. The most recent available data is for 2013/14 and can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p>Details on the number of families benefitting from the receipt of these elements, as well as the number of children in these families, is shown in Table 3.3 – 3.6.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of families benefitting from eligibility to the disabled worker element is also broken down geographically in Table 2 of a separate publication here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7166 more like this
7168 more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.56Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.56Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter
389736
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits more like this
star 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Scotland and (b) the UK who are registered disabled and are likely to be affected by his proposal to limit entitlement to tax credits. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7168 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 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to tax credits and Universal Credit which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. The Government wants to move from a low wage, high tax, and high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax, and lower welfare society. That means more emphasis on supporting hardworking families on low incomes by reducing income tax through increases in the personal allowance and increasing wages, than on topping up low wages through tax credits.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Reforms announced at the Summer Budget do not affect a family’s eligibility to the any of the disability elements in tax credits (both child and adult). The uprating of the disability elements is also exempt from the four year working age benefit freeze; these elements will continue to rise in line with inflation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes information on the number of families benefitting from the disability elements. The most recent available data is for 2013/14 and can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p>Details on the number of families benefitting from the receipt of these elements, as well as the number of children in these families, is shown in Table 3.3 – 3.6.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of families benefitting from eligibility to the disabled worker element is also broken down geographically in Table 2 of a separate publication here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7166 more like this
7167 more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.637Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day remove filter