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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Poverty more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Baroness Buscombe on 25 June (HL Deb, col 1003), whether they will now ask the National Audit Office to examine the feasibility of implementing the cumulative social impact assessment recommended by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights; and whether they will explain what they meant by their reservation concerning "unreasonable assumptions about income sharing" set out in paragraph 38 of the Comments by the State on the UN Special Rapporteur’s report. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL16704 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury regularly publishes detailed analysis on the cumulative impact of policy decisions on tax, welfare and public spending on households of different incomes. The government also carefully considers the impact of its decisions on those sharing protected characteristics - including at Budgets and other fiscal events - in line with both its legal obligations and with its strong commitment to promoting fairness.</p><p>Our statement concerning income sharing reflects our reservations about producing cumulative analysis of the impact of tax and spending decisions on vulnerable groups beneath household level (for instance, by gender). This analysis often requires unreasonable assumptions about how income is shared within households. As independent experts at the Institute for Fiscal Studies have said, “because most people live in households with others, and we don't know how incomes are shared, it is very hard to look at effects separately for many men and women.”</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-08T13:51:40.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:51:40.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Married People: Tax Allowances more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the publication of revised figures on the uptake of the Marriage Allowance by HMRC, whether they have a revised budget for the Marriage Allowance for the 2019/20 financial year; and what the actual expenditure on the Marriage Allowance was in the 2018/19 financial year. more like this
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Baroness Eaton more like this
star this property uin HL16091 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 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
star this property answer text <p>Anyone who applies for Marriage Allowance and meets the criteria will receive it. There is no set budget. The estimated cost to the Exchequer of Marriage Allowance in the 2018/19 financial year is £485 million. The cost will be finalised after 2018/19 Self-Assessment returns are submitted in January 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-06-19T16:38:37.493Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-19T16:38:37.493Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Eaton more like this
1125512
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Personal Income more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Agnew of Oulton on 30 April (HL Deb, col 857), what is the minimum amount that a family with two children under 16 years of age with one adult working full-time on the national minimum wage or national living wage would take home in each year since 2010 if they were claiming child benefit, tax credit, child tax credit and working tax credit. more like this
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Baroness Primarolo more like this
star this property uin HL15607 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
star this property answer text <p>The figures are shown in table 1 below, rounded to the nearest £5.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Table 1: Total take-home pay, Child Benefit, and tax credits for a family with two adults, one of whom is aged 25 or over and works 35 hours per week and receives the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>£ per annum</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>16,805</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>17,450</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>17,815</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>18,205</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>18,500</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>18,840</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>19,250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>19,510</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>19,775</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019-20</p></td><td><p>20,135</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-21T13:58:20.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:58:20.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Primarolo more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading H2O Asset Management more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Young of Cookham on 15 July (HL16842 and HL16843), whether they will now answer the questions put. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL17356 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 2019-08-05more like thismore than 2019-08-05
star this property answer text <p>Investment fund suspensions arise when demand for redemptions exceeds the liquidity in the fund. To service these redemptions, a fund may need to sell assets at a depressed market value, to the detriment of investors, while selling only the liquid assets could result in a fund breaching its investment mandate and possibly FCA rules. The Government recognises that fund suspensions can thereby act to protect the interests of investors in the fund.</p><p> </p><p>The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is responsible for the ongoing supervision and regulation of the UK’s financial services sector, including investment funds. The FCA’s detailed rule book ensures that firms treat their customer fairly, and its robust supervision and enforcement powers mean it can, and does, take action where a firm breaches the rules. Whether or not there has been any breach of regulatory requirements relating to UK funds and any possible investigation would be a matter for the FCA.</p><p> </p><p>In circumstances where an investment fund is domiciled outside of the UK, the supervision of its compliance with applicable rules, such as the UCITS Directive, is a matter for the home state regulator.</p><p> </p><p>If individuals have concerns about their investments, they should speak to their advisor or platform. If individuals have purchased units in a fund directly, they should speak with the relevant firm.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-08-05T12:01:44.223Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-05T12:01:44.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Electronic Commerce: Tax Evasion more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 25 April, what was the value of stock belonging to third parties seized from 14 fulfilment houses by HMRC; whether that stock has been, or will be, destroyed; and if not, what they intend to do with that stock. more like this
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Lord Lucas more like this
star this property uin HL15397 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>HMRC does not record the values of goods seized from fulfilment houses. Goods have been seized where HMRC believes customs obligations have been contravened. This includes the inability of the fulfilment house to link the goods to an import declaration made to HMRC. Without this link, the value of the goods declared at import is unknown. HMRC will destroy all seized goods after an appropriate period of time has elapsed, unless the importer of the goods can demonstrate it is compliant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-13T16:21:04.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:21:04.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lucas more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Hotels: Taxation more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 2 April (HL14646), whether they will assess how a tax levied on hotel stays on a per night basis might affect cities and their tourism sectors; and if not, why not. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL17294 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor keeps the tax system under review, but has no plans to introduce a tax levied on hotel stays on a per night basis. Therefore, no such assessment is planned.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-23T16:27:30.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T16:27:30.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
1139077
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Public Finance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 8 July (HL16704), whether they will carry out a cumulative impact assessment of tax and spending decisions by gendered household type, which avoids the need to make assumptions about income sharing within households. more like this
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
star this property uin HL17162 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The government carefully considers the impact of its decisions on those sharing protected characteristics - including gender - in line with both its legal obligations and with its strong commitment to promoting fairness.</p><p>However, analysis of the impact of tax and spending decisions by gendered household type will present a partial picture of the impact of policy decisions on different genders as most people live in households with other people.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-22T12:57:39.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T12:57:39.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Lister of Burtersett more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Money Laundering more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 8 July (HL16623), whether the requirement for business to “take a proportionate approach” and create “their own policies based on their assessment of risk” means that customer due diligence checks by businesses and banks for existing customers who have not given any cause for concern are optional. more like this
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Lord Vinson more like this
star this property uin HL17235 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Money Laundering Regulations 2017 are clear that all relevant persons (such as banks) must apply customer due diligence (CDD) measures if the person establishes a business relationship (regulation 27). Whilst CDD measures include conducting ongoing monitoring of a business relationship, as outlined in my previous answer, the extent of the measures taken must reflect the risk assessment carried out by the relevant person under regulation 18(1) and its assessment of the level of risk arising in any particular case. Therefore, if a customer is deemed low risk, the extent of ongoing CDD measures would be tailored to that risk assessment and minimum monitoring would be expected.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-23T11:15:00.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:15:00.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Lendy: Insolvency more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 19 June (HL16113), what discussions they have had with the Financial Conduct Authority about the case for that body to conduct an investigation into its decision to authorise Lendy when it had concerns about that firm’s compliance with minimum regulatory standards and the adequacy of disclosure to lenders; and what assessment they have made of the case for any such investigation to include whether any investors in Lendy (1) suffered losses as a result of that authorisation, and (2) are entitled to compensation from the FCA or another institution. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL17269 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Treasury Ministers and officials have regular meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).</p><p> </p><p>The operationally independent FCA’s investigation into the circumstances that led to the administration of Lendy is ongoing, and it would be inappropriate for Government to pre-empt its findings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-23T11:10:37.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T11:10:37.227Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Money Laundering more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 18 June (HL16068), what guidance they provide, if any, to banks and other businesses about ensuring that routine anti-money laundering checks do not cause stress to customers, particularly when those banks or businesses have not been made aware of any change to the circumstances of and have no concerns as to the identity of an existing customer as set out in regulation 27(8) of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/692), and when those organisations may not be required to conduct such checks. more like this
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Lord Vinson more like this
star this property uin HL16623 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury is responsible for the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, which set out the high-level requirements on regulated businesses to combat money laundering. These Regulations are not prescriptive in setting out how customer due diligence (CDD) checks must be carried out, and instead require businesses to take a proportionate approach. Each business will therefore have their own policies based on their assessment of risks.</p><p> </p><p>Specific guidance for banks on applying customer due diligence measures and ongoing monitoring of customers is included in guidance published by the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group. This guidance is approved by HM Treasury, and it highlights that a firm must apply CDD measures at appropriate times to its existing customers on a risk-sensitive basis.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-07-08T13:15:55.217Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:15:55.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Vinson more like this