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National Insurance

Question for Treasury

UIN 60467, tabled on 21 October 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact of the planned increase in National Insurance contributions on child poverty.

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27 October 2021

The government published distributional analysis on its plan for health and social care, alongside the announcement on 7 September. This showed that lower-income households will be large net beneficiaries from this package, with the poorest households gaining most (as a proportion of income).

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