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Better Off in Work Credit

Volume 470: debated on Wednesday 23 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether he plans to extend the time the proposed better off in work credit will be available beyond 26 weeks; and if he will make a statement. [Official Report, 31 January 2008, Vol. 471, c. 3MC.] (175769)

[holding answer 7 January 2008]: As the Prime Minister announced at the TUC Conference, the In Work Credit will be rolled out across the country from October 2008. We have no current plans to extend the credit beyond 26 weeks.