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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-19more like thismore than 2018-04-19
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Treasury more like this
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 Public Buildings: Disability 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to improve disabled access to public buildings through the tax system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 136672 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 2018-04-25more like thismore than 2018-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The government is committed to combatting all types of discrimination in the workplace and wider society.</p><p> </p><p>Many public-sector bodies are exempt from corporation tax and can either reclaim VAT on their purchases or are funded to cover their VAT liabilities. Therefore, they could not be incentivised through tax reliefs to invest further in accessibility to public buildings.</p><p> </p><p>The Equality Act 2010 requires all companies and organisations to make reasonable adjustments to remove the barriers faced by the disabled to ensure they have access to the same services as someone who is not disabled.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-04-25T12:53:26.18Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-25T12:53:26.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this