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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.

  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
     Page 2, line 2, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  The Social Security Advisory Committee constituted under section 170 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 shall be renamed the Social Security and Tax Credits Advisory Committee.
 
    (  )  Part XIII of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 shall have effect, in relation to working families' tax credit or disabled person's tax credit, as if references to the Secretary of State were references to the Treasury or the Board, as may be appropriate.")
 
  
After Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Regulations made by the Board under section 2(1)(c) shall provide that, in the case of a claim for working families' tax credit, where a married or unmarried couple is included in the family and one member is in employment and the other member is receiving education or training of a specified kind and for a specified period, the tax credit may include such credit for child care as may be specified.")Child care element.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  Regulations made by the Board under section 2(1)(c) shall provide that, in the case of a claim for working families' tax credit, where a married or unmarried couple is included in the family, the claim shall be made by and payment shall be made to whichever member they agree should so claim and, in default of agreement, shall be made to the member having the principal responsibility for care of the children of the family.")Working families' tax credit: claimant.
  
Clause 6
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
     Page 4, line 29, after ("which") insert ("shall in the case of the first regulations made under any subsections of this section be made only if a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament and in the case of subsequent regulations") 
  
Clause 15
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE EARL RUSSELL
 
     Page 9, line 7, after ("which") insert ("shall in the case of the first regulations made under this section be made only if a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament and in the case of subsequent regulations") 
 
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