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Social Security Benefits: Children

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 55878, tabled on 1 December 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with which trade unions representing civil servants on what dates his Department has met to discuss its plans to limit tax credit payments to two children and protections for victims of rape whose third or subsequent child was born as a result of rape.

Answered on

7 December 2016

Ministers have met with officials and a wide range of stakeholders whilst developing the non-consensual sex exception. The Government has also run a public consultation on all the exceptions which closed 27 November 2016. The Government will publish the consultation response in due course.

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