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Welfare Tax Credits: Hampshire

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the take-up rate for tax credits was in each constituency in (a) Hampshire, (b) Southampton and (c) Portsmouth in each of the last three years. (181027)

Take-up rate estimates are not available at constituency level.

However, estimates of child and working tax credit take-up rates for 2003-04 and 2004-05, which are the latest available estimates, are published on the HMRC website at

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/personal-tax-credits/cwtc-take-up.htm

Take-up rates for working families with children at country and regional level are shown in table 9.