Family and Marriage
Government seeks to overhaul law on SRE
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
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
Urgent Need to Increase the Marriage Allowance
New tax research published – UK falling behind in response to struggling families
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
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?
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
CARE's proposals highlighted on Conservative Home
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
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
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!
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