- Oct 28, 2004
Interestingly, the "twin bonus" has also been attacked, but if pregnancy number 3 resulted in children 3 & 4, that would make their their net position 761 per month after the higher CB. Plus they need a bigger car as you can't use a normal car for a family of 6 (unless you put one kid in the boot. In this case, the lower income parent (usually the mother) is pretty much forced to give up work.Family C "enjoy" 487 p.m. CB. The savings for multiple children is lower than you think, but even if it's 25% of the non-childcare costs, that's (3X 150) + (3 X 500) = 1,950 p.m. Given mortgage is 1,500, their net outgoings are 3,450, which from 4,487 leaves 1,037 per month.