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Parental Pay: Adoption

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 113235, tabled on 15 November 2017

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost of Statutory Adoption Pay has been to the public purse in each of the last five years.

Answered on

24 November 2017

The value in £m of Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) received by employees in each of the last five years can be found in the table below:

Tax year

Value (£m) of SAP received by employees

2013-14

16.4

2014-15

16.8

2015-16

23.5

2016-17

23.8

2017-18 (April-September 2017 inclusive)

11.4

Notes:

  1. 2014-15 figures onwards from HMRC Real Time Information

  2. 2013-14 figures estimated from a 10% sample of annual P14 returns

  3. 2017-18 figures not yet complete

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