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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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
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star this property hansard heading Fossil Fuels: Subsidies 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 implications for his policies of the findings by the Overseas Development Institute in their 2018 G7 fossil fuel subsidy scorecard that the UK ranks 7th among G7 nations for transparency in its progress in ending Government support for fossil fuels; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 272841 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>The VAT reduced rate for domestic fuel and power is aimed at reducing costs on household purchases of several supplies of energy, including electricity which is generated from renewable sources. This measure helps lower the cost of household bills for families.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government also places additional taxes on the extraction of oil and gas, with companies engaged in the production of oil and gas on the UK Continental Shelf subject to headline tax rates on their profits that are more than double those paid by other businesses. To date, the sector has paid over £330 billion in production taxes.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is currently a net importer of both oil and gas and even under the most rapid energy transition scenarios, the UK is expected to remain a net importer for the foreseeable future. Managing the declining production from our relatively small domestic basin, while reducing our overall usage of fossil fuels, is therefore compatible with our climate change commitments.</p><p> </p><p>Overall, the UK is fourth on the ODI’s 2018 G7 Fossil Fuel Subsidy Scorecard and is ranked first among G7 nations for pledges and commitments. Since the ODI published their report, the Government has signed a target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in law, becoming the first G7 country to set such a goal. Among a range of other actions, we have also launched a comprehensive global review of the link between biodiversity and economic growth to be led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 272843 more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T09:56:57.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T09:56:57.87Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4253
star this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1136679
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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 Fuels: Tax Allowances more like this
star 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 effect of reduced VAT for domestic fuels and tax reliefs for fossil fuel companies on the ability of the UK to phase out fossil fuel infrastructure in alignment with the goals of the Paris Agreement and to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 272843 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 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answer text <p>The VAT reduced rate for domestic fuel and power is aimed at reducing costs on household purchases of several supplies of energy, including electricity which is generated from renewable sources. This measure helps lower the cost of household bills for families.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government also places additional taxes on the extraction of oil and gas, with companies engaged in the production of oil and gas on the UK Continental Shelf subject to headline tax rates on their profits that are more than double those paid by other businesses. To date, the sector has paid over £330 billion in production taxes.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is currently a net importer of both oil and gas and even under the most rapid energy transition scenarios, the UK is expected to remain a net importer for the foreseeable future. Managing the declining production from our relatively small domestic basin, while reducing our overall usage of fossil fuels, is therefore compatible with our climate change commitments.</p><p> </p><p>Overall, the UK is fourth on the ODI’s 2018 G7 Fossil Fuel Subsidy Scorecard and is ranked first among G7 nations for pledges and commitments. Since the ODI published their report, the Government has signed a target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 in law, becoming the first G7 country to set such a goal. Among a range of other actions, we have also launched a comprehensive global review of the link between biodiversity and economic growth to be led by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 272841 more like this
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less than 2019-07-12T09:56:57.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-12T09:56:57.823Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4253
star this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1135239
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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 Treasury: Iron and Steel more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 sign his Department up to the UK Steel charter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 270375 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We have discussed the procurement of steel with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which has asked all government departments to consider guidance on steel procurement and to notify of any upcoming opportunities for industry.</p><p> </p><p>More broadly, the government is committed to supporting the steel sector to realise the broader commercial opportunities that are open to it. The Chancellor announced at the last Budget that we are establishing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – backed by up to £315 million of investment – to help businesses with high energy use (including steel companies) to cut their bills and transition UK industry to a low carbon future. We are also providing up to £66m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to help steel and other foundation industries develop radical new technologies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 271384 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.717Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4056
star this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1135794
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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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 Treasury: Iron and Steel more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether officials in his Department have had discussions with officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the UK Steel charter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 271384 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We have discussed the procurement of steel with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which has asked all government departments to consider guidance on steel procurement and to notify of any upcoming opportunities for industry.</p><p> </p><p>More broadly, the government is committed to supporting the steel sector to realise the broader commercial opportunities that are open to it. The Chancellor announced at the last Budget that we are establishing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – backed by up to £315 million of investment – to help businesses with high energy use (including steel companies) to cut their bills and transition UK industry to a low carbon future. We are also providing up to £66m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to help steel and other foundation industries develop radical new technologies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270375 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.777Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4056
star this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1134958
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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 Electricity Generation: Private Sector more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the merits of private sector ownership of electricity networks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
star this property uin 269795 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 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government is fully committed to a model of private ownership with strong independent economic regulation and ensuring this model delivers for consumers. The Government has not conducted a recent assessment of the merits of private sector ownership of electricity networks; nor an assessment of the potential effect of the re-nationalisation of electricity networks on the level of personal pensions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269796 more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:57:50.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:57:50.13Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4677
star this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this
1134959
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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 Electricity Generation: Nationalisation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 of the re-nationalisation of electricity networks on the level of personal pensions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
star this property uin 269796 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 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government is fully committed to a model of private ownership with strong independent economic regulation and ensuring this model delivers for consumers. The Government has not conducted a recent assessment of the merits of private sector ownership of electricity networks; nor an assessment of the potential effect of the re-nationalisation of electricity networks on the level of personal pensions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269795 more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:57:50.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:57:50.173Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4677
star this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this
1134880
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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 Sovereign Grant more like this
star 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 trends in the Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve over the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 269777 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 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor of the Exchequer is one of the three Royal Trustees, alongside the Prime Minister and the Keeper of the Privy Purse. As required under the Sovereign Grant Act 2011, in each financial year the Royal Trustees publish a report setting out how the Sovereign Grant is calculated for the following financial year. This includes an analysis of the Reserve.</p><p> </p><p>The Royal Trustee’s report on the Sovereign Grant for 2019-20 was published in October 2018, and can be found on the gov.uk website at:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sovereign-grant-act-2011-report-of-the-royal-trustees-on-the-sovereign-grant-for-2019-20</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269793 more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:18:36.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:18:36.273Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property tabling member
4425
star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1134952
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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 Sovereign Grant more like this
star 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 difference between the expenditure of the Royal Household and the amount of the Sovereign Grant allocated in each year since its introduction. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 269793 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 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor of the Exchequer is one of the three Royal Trustees, alongside the Prime Minister and the Keeper of the Privy Purse. As required under the Sovereign Grant Act 2011, in each financial year the Royal Trustees publish a report setting out how the Sovereign Grant is calculated for the following financial year. This includes an analysis of the Reserve.</p><p> </p><p>The Royal Trustee’s report on the Sovereign Grant for 2019-20 was published in October 2018, and can be found on the gov.uk website at:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sovereign-grant-act-2011-report-of-the-royal-trustees-on-the-sovereign-grant-for-2019-20</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269777 more like this
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less than 2019-07-01T14:18:36.507Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T14:18:36.507Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property tabling member
4425
star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1129664
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Horizon 2020 more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value was of grants made to (a) Government and (b) UK businesses and organisations from Horizon 2020 in (i) 2015, (ii) 2016, (iii) 2017 and (iv) 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 259822 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>Financial contributions from the European Commission to the UK, as part of Horizon 2020 and broken down by organisation type and calendar year, can be found online at:</p><p><a href="https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/dashboard/sense/app/93297a69-09fd-4ef5-889f-b83c4e21d33e/sheet/a879124b-bfc3-493f-93a9-34f0e7fba124/state/analysis" target="_blank">https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/dashboard/sense/app/93297a69-09fd-4ef5-889f-b83c4e21d33e/sheet/a879124b-bfc3-493f-93a9-34f0e7fba124/state/analysis</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The EIB publishes details of all projects on their website, which can be filtered by country. The EIB do not provide data on the split between the public and private sector. Details can be accessed via the link below :</p><p><a href="http://www.eib.org/projects/loan/list/?region=1&amp;country=GB" target="_blank">http://www.eib.org/projects/loan/list/?region=1&amp;country=GB</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The Government contributes to the EU budget as a whole and not to individual EU programmes, such as Horizon 2020. Therefore, it is not possible to separate UK funding which has been allocated to Horizon 2020. The European Commission does publish details of total annual expenditure on each EU programme which can be found online at: <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/budget/figures/interactive/index_en.cfm" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/budget/figures/interactive/index_en.cfm</a>.</p><p>Further information on the UK’s gross and net contributions to the EU Budget can be found in the European Union Finances 2018 statement, available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/european-union-finances-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/european-union-finances-2018</a>.</p><p>The UK does not make an annual contribution to the EIB. Throughout the UK’s membership of the EIB, the UK has made payments totaling c.£1.8bn to the capital of the EIB.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
259823 more like this
259824 more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T13:35:44.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T13:35:44.42Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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151
star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1129665
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 European Investment Bank more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, What is the value was of loans made by the European Investment Bank to (a) Government and (b) UK businesses and organisations in (i) 2015, (ii) 2016, (iii) 2017 and (iv) 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 259823 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>Financial contributions from the European Commission to the UK, as part of Horizon 2020 and broken down by organisation type and calendar year, can be found online at:</p><p><a href="https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/dashboard/sense/app/93297a69-09fd-4ef5-889f-b83c4e21d33e/sheet/a879124b-bfc3-493f-93a9-34f0e7fba124/state/analysis" target="_blank">https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/dashboard/sense/app/93297a69-09fd-4ef5-889f-b83c4e21d33e/sheet/a879124b-bfc3-493f-93a9-34f0e7fba124/state/analysis</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The EIB publishes details of all projects on their website, which can be filtered by country. The EIB do not provide data on the split between the public and private sector. Details can be accessed via the link below :</p><p><a href="http://www.eib.org/projects/loan/list/?region=1&amp;country=GB" target="_blank">http://www.eib.org/projects/loan/list/?region=1&amp;country=GB</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The Government contributes to the EU budget as a whole and not to individual EU programmes, such as Horizon 2020. Therefore, it is not possible to separate UK funding which has been allocated to Horizon 2020. The European Commission does publish details of total annual expenditure on each EU programme which can be found online at: <a href="http://ec.europa.eu/budget/figures/interactive/index_en.cfm" target="_blank">http://ec.europa.eu/budget/figures/interactive/index_en.cfm</a>.</p><p>Further information on the UK’s gross and net contributions to the EU Budget can be found in the European Union Finances 2018 statement, available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/european-union-finances-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/european-union-finances-2018</a>.</p><p>The UK does not make an annual contribution to the EIB. Throughout the UK’s membership of the EIB, the UK has made payments totaling c.£1.8bn to the capital of the EIB.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
259822 more like this
259824 more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T13:35:44.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T13:35:44.467Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this