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Welfare Tax Credits: Glasgow

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people in Glasgow North East constituency have received (a) child tax credit and (b) working tax credit since 2004. (319971)

The latest information on the number of households benefiting from tax credits, by each parliamentary constituency from 2003 to 2009, is available in the HMRC snapshot publication "Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics. Geographical Analyses", available at:

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

The same information for 2008-09 is not yet available as awards have not yet been finalised. However, estimates of the number of recipient families with tax credits, based on provisional awards, as at 1 December 2009, are available in the HMRC snapshot publication “Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics. Geographical analyses. December 2009”, at the same internet address.

HMRC do not produce these statistics separately for child tax credit and working tax credit.