To support the self-employed through the coronavirus outbreak the Government has introduced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).
Autumn Statement distributional analysis, Universal Credit and Employment Support Allowance
Opposition Day debate, Wednesday 16 November 2016.
The following briefings, press releases and reports provide relevant background information to the debate .
Commons Library Briefing CBP-7649, Abolition of the ESA Work-Related Activity Component
Commons Library Briefing CBP-7446, Universal Credit changes from April 2016
James Browne , Andrew Hood and Robert Joyce, The (changing) effects of universal credit, IFS Green Budget, 3 February 2016
Sam Royston, The Future of Family Incomes: How key tax and welfare changes will affect families to 2020, Children’s Society, February 2016
David Finch, Universal Challenge – making a success of Universal Credit, Resolution Foundation, 3 May 2016
David Finch and Matthew Whittaker, Under New Management: options for supporting ‘just managing’ families at the Autumn Statement, Resolution Foundation, 7 November 2016
Centre for Social Justice, CSJ calls on Government to back the ‘just about managing’ by reversing Universal Credit cuts, CSJ press release, 27 October 2016
Centre for Social Justice, The case for strengthening Universal Credit work allowances, 27 October 2016
Public Accounts Committee, Universal Credit and fraud and error: progress review, HC 489 2016-17, 4 November 2016
Treasury Select Committee, Committee urges Chancellor to re-instate distributional analysis, 25 August 2016
This note gives a short introduction to the way VAT works, and the significance of EU VAT law for setting VAT rates, before discussing the campaign for a lower VAT rate on tourist services and the Government's introduction of a temporary 5% rate in July 2020.
This paper collates data on the number of applications and total support provided under the UK Government coronavirus business support schemes. The attached excel spreadsheet allows users to view data by Parliamentary constituency.