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£11 million for parenting programme, 20/10/12 [S]
A pioneering programme helping young parents give their children a healthier start in life is to be rolled out across Scotland.

Evaluation of the 'You First' Programme for Young Parents, 29/08/12 [S]
The Scottish Government has published the key findings of an evaluation of the 'You First' pilot programme, which was developed by Barnardos Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government.

Lone Parent Families Written Answer, 02/07/12 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Tavish Scott's (LD) question asking the Scottish Executive how many children are living in a lone parent family and how many there were in May 1999; and how many lone parent families there are and how many there were in May 1999.

Asylum Seekers Written Answer, 21/06/12 [E/NI/S/W]
Written Answer given in the House of Lords on 21 June 2012 in response to Baroness Lister of Burtersett's question asking Her Majesty's Government how many individuals were in receipt of section 4 asylum support in each of the past five years; and how many of those were lone parents, were dependent children, and had a disability.

Lone Parents Written Answer, 21/05/12 [E/NI/S/W]
Written Answer given in the House of Commons on 21 May 2012 in response to Kerry McCarthy's (Lab) question asking the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what arrangements are in place to ensure lone parents with children aged under 13 are not required to attend Work programme appointments outside of school hours; and whether any lone parents on the Work programme have been sanctioned for refusing appointments or training at unsuitable times.

Itís off to work we go? Moving from income support to jobseekerís allowance for single parents with a child aged five, 21/05/12
Gingerbread has published a report which presents the emerging trends in the employment patterns of single parents since the introduction of targeted welfare-to-work interventions in 2008.

Working Tax Credits Written Answer, 20/06/11 [E/NI/S/W]
Written Answer given in response to Chris Ruane's (Lab) question asking the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effects of reductions in the level of tax credits on the willingness of lone parents to (a) continue working and (b) enter work; how many lone parents in receipt of tax credits in each (a) region and (b) constituency will have the childcare element of such credits reduced as a result of changes to tax credits rules in 2011-12; and what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the future levels of debt of lone parents of reductions to the childcare element of tax credits.

Child Tax Credits Written Answer, 08/06/11 [E/NI/S/W]
Written Answer given in the House of Commons on 8 June 2011 in response to Michael Dugher's (Lab) question asking the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect on incentives on single parents to work of the end of childcare tax credit.

Child Maintenance Written Answer, 08/06/11 [E/NI/S/W]
Written Answer given in response to Margaret Curran's (Lab) question asking the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate has been made of the potential savings to the Exchequer for charging (a) the parent with care and (b) the non-resident parent for (i) calculation fee, (ii) arrangement and collection fee and (iii) application fee when applying to use the Statutory Child Maintenance scheme under the proposals set out in the Green Paper on child maintenance.

Lone Parent Obligations: supporting the journey into work, 12/05/11 [E/S/W]
The Departemnt of Work and Pensions has published the findings of a survey of lone parents prior to the end of their eligibility for Income Support.