Child Tax Credit: Lone Parents:Written question - 279150

Q
(Battersea)
Asked on: 18 July 2019
Treasury
Child Tax Credit: Lone Parents
Commons
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many single parents who are not in work receive (a) the disabled child element and (b) the disabled child element but not the severely disabled child element in their child tax credit.
A
Answered by: Elizabeth Truss
Answered on: 23 July 2019

As at December 2018 there were 176,000 out-of-work families receiving the disabled child element, of which 101,000 were not also receiving the severely disabled child element.

There were 121,000 out-of-work single adult families receiving the disabled child element, of which 71,000 were not also receiving the severely disabled child element.

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