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Social Security Benefits: Children

Question for Treasury

UIN HL7463, tabled on 1 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 29 March (HL6647), whether they will now publish the outcome of the Family Test Assessment on the policy to limit Tax Credits and Universal Credit support to two children.

Answered on

15 May 2018

The government does not routinely publish the Family Test assessment of policies.

An impact assessment of the policy of providing support for a maximum of two children in Child Tax Credits and Universal Credit was published and is available here and attached:

https://www.parliament.uk/documents/impact-assessments/ia15-006e.pdf

The impact assessment considered the impact of the policy on families and other protected groups.

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Treasury