Baroness Lister of Burtersett – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett on 2015-11-03.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact on (1) the total number of households whose benefits would be capped under the new limits proposed in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, (2) the number of children in households affected by the cap, and (3) the cost to the public purse, if (a) child benefit, and (b) child tax credits, were not included in the benefits cap.

Lord Freud

The Government set out its assessment of the impacts of the policies in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill on 20th July. These are available on the Parliament website.