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Better Off In Work Credit

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what plans she has for the future of the Better Off in Work credit; (298785)

(2) how many people have received a better off in work credit since the pilots began.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment has been made of the effectiveness of the Better Off in Work pilot in Yorkshire; and when she plans to implement the scheme nationwide. (298789)

When we introduced the Better off in Work Credit pilot in October 2008 we said that it would run for a year. Therefore, the pilot came to an end on 30 October 2009. We are now undertaking a thorough evaluation of the pilot to assess the Better off in Work Credit’s impact.