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Welfare Tax Credits: Islington

Volume 494: debated on Monday 22 June 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many residents of Islington North constituency are in receipt of tax credits; and what the average tax credit payment to such residents was in the last 12 month period for which information is available. (281474)

The latest information on the number of recipient families benefiting from tax credits, by each parliamentary constituency, is available in the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) snapshot publication “Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics. Geographical Analyses. April 2009”.

For the average amount paid, information on average annual entitlements by each parliamentary constituency, based on final family circumstances and incomes in 2006-07, is produced in the HMRC publications “Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics. Finalised Annual Awards. Geographical Analyses. 2006-07”. All of these publications are available at:

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

Information for 2007-08 is not yet available at parliamentary constituency level. More information can be found at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/tc-delay-07-08.htm