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Child Tax Credit: York

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 16 March 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many families living in the City of York local authority area receive the child element of child tax credit; in respect of how many children that credit is paid; and what the average amount per week each such family received was in the latest period for which figures are available. (322109)

The latest information on the number of households benefiting from the child element of child tax credits, the number of children in those families and the average amount received in child and working tax credits, by local authority, is published in the HMRC publication “Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics Finalised Awards 2007-08. Geographical Analyses”. This is available at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/personal-tax-credits/cwtc-geog-payments-0708.pdf

The same information for 2008-09 will be published shortly.