(2) how many people in Livingston constituency (a) are in receipt of child tax credit and (b) received child tax credit in the first year the scheme was introduced.
Estimated numbers of families benefiting from tax credits are available only for in-work families. The average number in 2004-05 of such families with positive awards in each constituency, based on final family circumstances and incomes, is published in “Child and Working Tax Credits. Finalised Awards 2004-05 Geographical Analysis”. This publication is available on the HMRC website at:
Information for 2005-06 awards is due to be published in May 2007.
Information for 2003-04 is not available for the Livingston constituency in its current boundaries.