Two-child limit Contents


The two-child limit


How it works: Child tax credit vs Universal Credit


Phase one: 6 April 2017 to 31 January

Phase two: 1 February 2019 onwards

Overview of concerns

Child poverty

Family life

Disproportionate impacts

Non-consensual conception

Compatibility with equality and human rights obligations

A question of fairness?

Lack of awareness

Retrospective application

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 10 January 2019