HC Deb 26 April 2004 vol 420 cc743-4W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether nannies count as registered child carers for the purposes of the Budget proposal whereby companies' contributions of up to £50 per week to the cost of a registered child carer are exempt from taxation as a benefit in kind. [168148]

Dawn Primarolo

I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Eddisbury (Mr. O'Brien) on 19 April 2004,Official Report, column 381W, about nannies employed by parents with disabled children. That answer applies to nannies generally.