Skip to main content

Welfare Tax Credits: Scotland

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the Written Ministerial Statement of 25 July 2007, Official Report, column 62WS, on tax credit administration, how many awards HM Revenue and Customs will be reviewing from people living in (a) Scotland and (b) Orkney and Shetland in 2003-04 and 2004-05; and how many households in (i) Scotland and (ii) Orkney and Shetland will be contacted about their 2005-06 awards. (154059)

HMRC will be reviewing approximately 16,000 awards in Scotland for 2003-04 and 2004-05, of which around 100 are in Orkney and Shetland.

Around 6,000 households in Scotland have been contacted about their 2005-06 awards, around 50 of which are in Orkney and Shetland.