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New figures show David Cameron’s cuts to Tax Credits could hit three quarters of Hull North children

Jun 24, 2015 - Tags:
New figures from Labour show that 71% of families with children in Hull North could be hit be David Cameron’s Tax Credit cuts.
 
Three quarters of the constituency’s children – exactly 75% - are in households who currently receive tax credits.
 
The House of Commons figures also show that well over half of families in Hull North receiving Tax Credits are in work.
 
68% of Hull West and Hessle families receive tax credits, while two thirds of families in Hull East benefit from the payments. 
 

Hull North's rising child poverty raised in Commons

Nov 03, 2014 - Tags:

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today told the House of Commons about rising child poverty in Hull North.


Speaking in Work and Pensions Questions today Diana Johnson MP said: “According to the most recent figures published under this Government, 53% of children in the Orchard Park and Greenwood ward in my constituency are living in poverty, compared with 11% in the neighbouring constituency of Haltemprice and Howden.


“What is the Minister going to do to ensure that we do not end up with a permanently divided society?”

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