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Working Tax Credit

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the likely annual cost to the public purse of extending the working tax credit scheme to 18 to 25-year-olds; and if he will make a statement. (253297)

The annual cost of extending working tax credit to 18 to 25-year-olds is estimated to be around £285 million in 2009-10.