Family and Marriage

Monthly archive

Government seeks to overhaul law on SRE

3rd Mar 2017
Chris Buttenshaw

On Wednesday, the Government announced that it will amend the Children and Social Work Bill to make changes to the law on sex and relationships education in England which will erode, and some ways undermine, the role of parents.  The amendment will b

CARE's Research on the Benefits of Increasing Marriage Tax Allowance on Premier Radio

18th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE's latest research on the UK tax system was highlighted on Premier this week.

Current UK Tax Policy is Compounding British Fiscal Individualism Rather than Creating a Shared Society

18th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

Urgent Need to Increase the Marriage Allowance

Taxation of Families Report

New tax research published – UK falling behind in response to struggling families

18th Jan 2017
Louise Gleich

Today CARE has published new research into how the tax system responds to families and compares the UK system with that of other industrialised countries.

CARE featured in The Telegraph, urging the Government to increase the Marriage Tax Allowance

16th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

The Telegraph reported on polling data from ComRes, which CARE commissioned that shows 58 per cent of people support an increase in the Marriage Tax Allowance.  Fiona Bruce, MP for Congleton: 

Autumn Statement 2016 – a missed opportunity for JAMs?

25th Nov 2016
Chris Buttenshaw

On Wednesday, the Chancellor outlined the Government’s economic priorities in his first – and last – Autumn Statement.  With pressure to steady the ship following the Brexit vote and the Prime Minister’s commitment to help ‘just about managing’ famil

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CARE's proposals highlighted on Conservative Home

21st Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

Ahead of the Autumn budget this week, Paul Goodman has written for Conservative Home and recommended that the government should look at CARE's proposals to increase the value of transferable allowances.  You can read the article HERE.

Autumn Statement Preview: Tax cuts must focus on struggling families

10th Nov 2016
Chris Buttenshaw

On 23 November, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will have his first opportunity to outline the Government’s plans for the economy.  At a time of political and economic flux following Brexit, and with the new Prime Minister’s stated desire

MP’s Call for a More Generous Marriage Allowance

9th Sep 2016
Public Affairs

From 2000-1 till 2015-16 the UK failed to recognise marriage in its income tax system.

Throughout this period CARE campaigned vigorously for the reintroduction of the recognition of marriage in the tax system.

Supreme Court rules against Named Person scheme!

28th Jul 2016
Chris Buttenshaw

In a stunning victory for campaigners – including CARE – judges at the UK Supreme Court today said the Scottish Government’s Named Person scheme is in contravention of human rights.  CARE participated in the Judicial Review, which was led by the Chri