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SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 816: tabled on 13 October 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House believes that the Chancellor of the Exchequer's proposed removal of child benefit payments for households where one parent earns around 44,000 is unfair, discriminates against those families where one parent chooses to stay at home andintroduces very high marginal tax rates for those earning just less than the threshold for the 40 pence tax band;furthermore appears to be equivalent to an increasein the basic tax rate of approximately fivepence in the pound for a parent just on the threshold and with two children; and calls on the Chancellor to review this policy as a matter of urgency.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.