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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Prices more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on house prices on Teesside of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 287605 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Office for National Statistics (ONS) publishes monthly data on house prices by region. We have been very clear that we are focused on getting a deal, and hope that the EU will agree to negotiate changes to the withdrawal agreement. The fundamentals of the British economy are strong – wages are growing, employment is at a record high and the unemployment rate is at a historic low. Furthermore, we will continue to closely monitor any developments in economic risks to firms, sectors, and regions.</p><p>The Government and the Bank of England have the policy tools available, and are ready to deliver the necessary response to a No Deal exit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:58:47.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:58:47.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams more like this
1145054
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Exchange Rates more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the exchange rate of Sterling with the Euro in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a withdrawal agreement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 287609 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It is not appropriate for the government to comment on specific currency market movements.</p><p> </p><p>The government accepts the market-based price of sterling and does not have a view on what level this should be. Moreover, speculating on the value of sterling could hurt confidence in our macroeconomic framework.</p><p> </p><p>It is important to remember that the UK’s macroeconomic framework is based on an inflation target, and it is for the independent Monetary Policy Committee to set monetary policy to meet this target.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:00:05.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:00:05.267Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams more like this
1144727
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Credit Unions more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to expand the credit union sector; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 286605 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to supporting credit unions, which contribute to the diversity of the UK’s financial services sector and provide vital services to financially under-served communities.</p><p> </p><p>At Autumn Budget 2018, the Chancellor announced a pilot of a new prize-linked savings scheme offered through credit unions. This will support the credit union sector through increased membership, awareness and deposits, as well as encouraging participants to build up savings to help them cope with financial shocks.</p><p> </p><p>At Autumn Budget 2018 the Chancellor also announced a new £2 million challenge fund to promote innovative solutions from the UK’s Fintech sector to address challenges faced by social and community lenders, including credit unions.</p><p> </p><p>In July 2019 the Government made it easier for Registered Social Landlords to refer tenants to social and community lenders, including credit unions. This should help encourage Registered Social Landlords to grow and develop existing new partnerships with credit unions.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:38:02.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:38:02.063Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1144212
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Elysian Fuels more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that constituents in Crewe and Nantwich constituency that were mis-sold investments in Elysian Fuels by James Hay will be compensated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 286345 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Consumers with complaints of this kind may be able to refer their complaint to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).</p><p> </p><p>The FOS is an independent, non-governmental body, established to provide for the proportionate, prompt and informal resolution of consumer complaints against financial services firms. Whether or not an individual complaint can be taken to the FOS will ultimately depend on the individual details. The eligibility of a complaint would be a matter for the FOS to consider.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:34:51.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:34:51.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this
1144384
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Money Laundering: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to (a) tackle Money Laundering and (b) promote ethical financing in the Crown Dependencies and the UK’s Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 286286 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories are self-governing jurisdictions with their own democratically-elected governments responsible for most areas of their domestic policy, including fiscal matters. They co-operate with the UK in matters relating to taxation, fighting financial crime and countering terrorist finance.</p><p> </p><p>The Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories have committed to meeting the global standards for anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). They are evaluated by the FATF in their own rights as self-governing jurisdictions.</p><p> </p><p>The Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories with financial centres share beneficial ownership information with the UK’s law enforcement agencies and are committed to global tax transparency standards such as the OECD Common Reporting Standard, an agreement to automatically exchange financial account information with other jurisdictions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:58:35.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:58:35.707Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
1144385
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Money Laundering: British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential risk of the misuse of financial investment treaties to launder money in the Crown Dependencies and the UK’s Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 286287 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The government assesses a range of money laundering and terrorist financing risks to the UK through the joint Treasury and Home Office National Risk Assessment (NRA). This includes considering risks in other jurisdictions that may facilitate money laundering or terrorist financing activity in the UK. The last NRA was published in October 2017 and can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-risk-assessment-of-money-laundering-and-terrorist-financing-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-risk-assessment-of-money-laundering-and-terrorist-financing-2017</a>. The next NRA will be published by July 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T12:49:09.58Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:49:09.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
1144492
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Pensions: Chronic Illnesses more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people affected by terminal illness who are unable to claim their personal pensions early. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 286104 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The government does not hold this data.</p><p> </p><p>Subject to scheme rules, individuals may be able to make early withdrawals from their personal pension in the event that they are expected to live less than a year. These withdrawals can be made free of tax provided certain conditions are met.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:37:49.28Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:37:49.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
1142701
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Loans: Registration more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on establishing an Overseas Loan Transparency Register to ensure that people using UK law in loan contracts are not able to make secret loans to governments in the Global South. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284204 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor of the Exchequer has not discussed proposals to establish an “Overseas Loan Transparency Register” with the Secretary of State for International Development.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is concerned about the sustainability and transparency of loans to low income developing countries. Given the complex international nature of sovereign debt, we continue to believe that internationally-agreed approaches are the most effective way to promote sovereign debt transparency.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is working through the G20 to monitor an industry-led initiative by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) to improve the transparency of lending of private creditors. The work of the IIF was acknowledged by finance ministers in June at the G20 finance ministers’ summit in Fukuoka, and the UK government will be closely monitoring its progress.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:46:52.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:46:52.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John McDonnell more like this
1142715
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Investment Income more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what reports he has received on the level of the practice of dividend arbitrage; and what steps he is taking to end dividend arbitrage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284235 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Financial Conduct Authority published requirements for firms relating to dividend arbitrage in Market Watch 52, along with a summary of the findings of a review of firms engaged in the practice. These requirements are designed to ensure that firms maintain effective systems and controls to ensure they are not used to facilitate market abuse, or are used for a purpose connected with financial crime.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is taking a leading role internationally in preventing the use of these practices for illicit purposes and I am working closely with the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure that these practices are not used to facilitate market abuse.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:31:16.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:31:16.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John McDonnell more like this
1142864
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Financial Conduct Authority: Conduct more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment has been made of the potential merits of an independent inquiry into the conduct of the FCA prior to the collapse of Lendy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 284368 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no such assessment at this time. The operationally independent Financial Conduct Authority has an ongoing investigation into the circumstances that led to the administration of Lendy, and it would be inappropriate for the Government to pre-empt its findings.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:27:31.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:27:31.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this