Tax Credits

18,300 Hull children in families hit by Tory Tax Credits cut

The House of Commons votes today on Tory Government plans to cut Tax Credits for working families.
Figures from Office of National Statistics show that these cuts will hit the incomes of 10,500 families with children in Hull with a total of 18,300 children in these families.
In addition there will be 4,500 Hull households without children who will lose out from the Tax Credit cuts.

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

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.