Health Professions: Training:Written question - 43281

Q
(Delyn)
Asked on: 18 July 2016
HM Treasury
Health Professions: Training
Commons
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many NHS trainees under the Widening Access fund received a refund for their overpaid (a) national insurance and (b) income tax contributions in each of the last six years.
A
Answered by: Jane Ellison
Answered on: 26 July 2016

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) does not keep records of the average time taken to process such refunds. HMRC only holds records for the number of NHS trainees receiving refunds under the widening access scheme from April 2013. A total of 8209 refunds have been processed since then, as follows:

2013/14

252

2014/15

1115

2015/16

4100

2016/17

2742

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