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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Smuggling remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions she has had with HM Treasury about the effect on tax revenues in Northern Ireland resulting from cross-border smuggling. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley remove filter
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Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
star this property answer text <p>I have regular discussions with Treasury ministers on these and other matters.</p><p>The failure to pay hydrocarbons oil duty in respect of diesel in Northern Ireland remains an issue, but one that is being addressed by HMRC as the overall percentage tax gap in respect of hydrocarbons oil duties across the UK has been reduced by almost a half between 2005/6 and 20012/13.</p><p>HMRC have had a number of notable successes in Northern Ireland including the uncovering of the largest ever toxic waste dump linked to diesel laundering in the UK on 4 November at Forkhill, when 2,000 litres of illicit fuel were seized.</p><p>HMRC’s joint top priorities in Northern Ireland remain the tackling of fuel and tobacco smuggling, and they work closely with UKBA, the PSNI and An Garda Síochána and other agencies on both sides of the border on these issue.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chipping Barnet more like this
star this property answering member printed Mrs Theresa Villiers more like this
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less than 2014-12-01T15:30:35.003Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-01T15:30:35.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Theresa Villiers more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this