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Tax Credits Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Tax Credits Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD SWINFEN
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  No schemes for working families' tax credit or disabled person's tax credit shall be prescribed under functions transferred under section 2(1)(a) until the Chancellor of the Exchequer has laid before both Houses of Parliament a statement showing the calculation of the tax credit for lone parents who receive maintenance payments and the calculation of the tax credit for parents who do not receive maintenance payments.")Calculation of tax credit for parents in receipt or not of maintenance payments.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Under any schemes for working families' tax credit prescribed under functions transferred under section 2(1)(a)--
    (a)  comparable to the treatment of families under the disabled person's tax credit, families headed by a couple shall receive a basic tax credit, to take into account the second adult, between 55 per cent and 60 per cent greater than that received by families headed by a lone parent; and
    (b)  families with a disabled child shall receive an additional credit comparable with that paid under the disabled person's tax credit.")
Additional payments of working families' tax credit in certain cases.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Any schemes for working families' tax credit or disabled person's tax credit prescribed under functions transferred under section 2(1)(a) shall provide that, regardless of any savings, all families with children and with an adult in full time work shall receive a minimum income of £200 per week.")Provision for minimum income.
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE LORD FREEMAN
 
     Page 4, line 32, leave out subsection (7) 
 
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