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Welfare Tax Credits: Lone Parents

Volume 461: debated on Wednesday 20 June 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people claiming tax credits are registered as lone parents. (143593)

An estimate of the number of lone parents claiming tax credits is published in the HMRC publication “Child and Working Tax Credit Statistics. Finalised Annual Awards 2005-06”. A provisional estimate is also published in the “Child and Working Tax Credit Statistics. April 2007”. Both publications are available on the HMRC website at: