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Working Tax Credit: Wales

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 1686, tabled on 9 June 2015

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Wales are in receipt of working tax credit; and what the average weekly award is.

Answered on

16 June 2015

The number of families in receipt of Working Tax Credit (WTC) in Wales can be found on Table 1a of the publication ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics 2013 to 2014’ available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014.

The number of families benefitting from the childcare element in Wales, as well as the average weekly value of the award, can be found on Table 1b of the publication ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics 2013 to 2014’ available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014.

The number of families in receipt of Child Tax Credit (CTC) in Wales can be found on Table 1a of the publication ‘Personal tax credits: Finalised award statistics - geographical statistics 2013 to 2014’ available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014.

The number of families in receipt of Child Benefit in Wales can be found on Table 3 of the publication ‘Child Benefit geographical analysis - August 2014’ available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-benefit-geographical-analysis-august-2014.

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