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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
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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 Children: Day Care 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, for what reasons low earning families are not able to claim working tax credits or universal credit if they are using tax-free childcare. 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
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-09more like thismore than 2018-02-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s Childcare offer targets greater levels of support at those on lower incomes, but also offers support to parents with middle and higher incomes, who may also struggle with the cost of childcare.</p><p> </p><p>Childcare costs are taken into account when Universal Credit and tax credits are calculated, and these benefits offer more generous support with childcare costs (up to 70% under tax credits or up to 85% under Universal Credit) than Tax-Free Childcare to families on lower incomes.</p><p> </p><p>Parents who receive tax credits or Universal Credit can choose whether to continue receiving those benefits or to apply for Tax-Free Childcare.</p><p> </p><p>More information on the help that parents can get with childcare costs can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-02-09T13:59:26.623Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-09T13:59:26.623Z
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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 Martyn Day remove filter