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Question for HM Treasury

UIN 56941, tabled on 12 December 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect on women of decisions made by Concentrix to stop tax credits payments.

Answered on

15 December 2016

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) undertook all necessary impact assessments to ensure protected groups were not disproportionately affected when awarding the Concentrix contract. Although HMRC has not made a specific assessment of the effect on women of decisions made by Concentrix, as at April 2016 88% of single claims to tax credits were made by women and 88% of the single claims sent to Concentrix to check as part of the 2016 High Risk Renewals process were women.

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