HC Deb 30 November 2001 vol 375 c1217W
Matthew Taylor

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what studies his Department has undertaken on the impact of working families tax credit on the levels of(a) income tax paid, (b) national insurance paid and (c) other benefits paid by recipients; and if he will make a statement. [19520]

Dawn Primarolo

As a result of working families tax credit, families in receipt and working for more than 30 hours a week now pay no net income tax if their earnings are below £265 per week. The wider impact of working families tax credit will be assessed as part of a comprehensive programme of evaluation.