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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging 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 whether all tobacco product packaging, including cigarette filters, will be subject to their proposed tax on plastic packaging. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL580 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>As announced at Budget 2018, from April 2022 the government will be introducing a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled plastic.</p><p> </p><p>In spring 2019, the government consulted on the high level design of the tax and a summary of responses was published in July. These responses are being used to inform the detailed design of the tax including the definition of packaging, which will be included in legislation that is due to be introduced next year. Where tobacco product packaging, cigarette filters, e-cigarettes and other vaping related products meet the definition of plastic packaging, and contain insufficient recycled plastic, they will be subject to the tax.</p><p> </p><p>The government has made no specific assessment of the impact of litter caused by vaping. Litter specifically associated with vaping has never appeared in the top 20 litter types, according to independent national surveys carried out by Keep Britain Tidy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL581 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.92Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1167880
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star this property date less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes: Litter more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what assessment they have made of the impact of litter caused by vaping, in particular the plastic pods; and whether e-cigarette and other vaping related products will be subject to their proposed tax on plastic packaging. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL581 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>As announced at Budget 2018, from April 2022 the government will be introducing a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled plastic.</p><p> </p><p>In spring 2019, the government consulted on the high level design of the tax and a summary of responses was published in July. These responses are being used to inform the detailed design of the tax including the definition of packaging, which will be included in legislation that is due to be introduced next year. Where tobacco product packaging, cigarette filters, e-cigarettes and other vaping related products meet the definition of plastic packaging, and contain insufficient recycled plastic, they will be subject to the tax.</p><p> </p><p>The government has made no specific assessment of the impact of litter caused by vaping. Litter specifically associated with vaping has never appeared in the top 20 litter types, according to independent national surveys carried out by Keep Britain Tidy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL580 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.95Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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2650
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1167559
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 Brexit 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 what assessment they have made, if any, of the long-term economic benefit of leaving the EU with the new Brexit deal. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL567 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Withdrawal Agreement agreed with the EU ensures that we leave the EU in a smooth and orderly way, and will provide certainty for businesses and the economy. Leaving the Customs Union and Single Market allows the UK to pursue an ambitious FTA with the EU as sovereign equals, as well as striking trade deals with other international partners.</p><p> </p><p>The specifics of our future trading relationship with the EU will be the subject of the next phase of the negotiations. We will keep Parliament updated throughout the next phase of the negotiations and provide analysis at appropriate points.</p><p> </p><p>The OBR will, of course, continue to take Government policy – including the UK’s future relationship with the EU – as the basis for its economic and fiscal forecasts, and will provide its usual comprehensive analysis as part of these.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:58:45.203Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:58:45.203Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1167237
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Sugar: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what consideration they have given to extending the Soft Drinks Industry Levy to other products which fail to meet Public Health England’s voluntary sugar reformulation targets. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL505 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>As set out in Phase 2 of the Childhood Obesity Strategy, HM Treasury is due to review the Soft Drinks Industry Levy exemption for milk-based drinks in 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has no other plans to extend the scope of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:33:31.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:33:31.307Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
1167236
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Soft Drinks: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what plans they have to maintain the Soft Drinks Industry Levy. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
star this property uin HL504 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to end the Soft Drinks Industry Levy. However, HM Treasury keeps all taxes under review.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:58:31.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:58:31.687Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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2024
star this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
1167255
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Ministerial Powers more like this
star this property house id 2 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 on how many occasions since 24 July Permanent Secretaries or Senior Civil Servants required ministerial direction to act, broken down by Government Department. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL523 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 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>Ministerial directions are published on gov.uk.</p><p> </p><p>There have been no ministerial directions since 24<sup>th</sup> July 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-01T09:28:48.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T09:28:48.09Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
1167259
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Banks: Russia more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what oversight UK financial regulators have of the subsidiaries of the five main Russian banks subject to EU Council Regulation 833/2014. more like this
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Lord Rooker more like this
star this property uin HL527 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The FCA is responsible for the regulation of the financial services sector and is operationally independent from Government. This question relates to the FCA and has been passed on to them. The FCA will reply directly to Lord Rooks by letter and a copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:55:59.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:55:59.41Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Rooker more like this
1156553
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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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 Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what plans they have to (1) formally recognise, and (2) protect, the interests of future generations. more like this
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Lord Bird more like this
star this property uin HL433 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>I refer my noble friend to the answer given to him on 28 October 2019 in response to Question HL10.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:58:22.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:58:22.513Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bird more like this
1156548
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances 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 how many (1) employers, and (2) pension scheme members, have received too much tax relief due to incorrect pension contributions being made as a result of confusion between (a) Relief at Source, and (b) Net Pay, arrangements. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL428 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Employers have not been given too much or too little tax relief as employers do not receive tax relief under net pay or relief at source (RAS) arrangements.</p><p> </p><p>The information about members is not readily available in the form requested and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Errors made by employers and pension providers have resulted in pension scheme members receiving either no tax relief on their pension contributions, or receiving tax relief twice.</p><p> </p><p>In the Pension schemes newsletter 105 (November 2018), HMRC invited pension schemes who think that any of their members have been given the wrong amount of tax relief to email HMRC. HMRC would then work with the scheme to help correct their tax position.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC is continuing to work with the pension schemes that have informed if an error has been made, but is unable to give more detail of these cases as this could prejudice future HMRC compliance activity.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T14:00:18.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:00:18.303Z
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3359
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
1156563
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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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 Fuels: Tax Evasion 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 what is the estimated loss of revenue to HM Treasury as a result of the sale and distribution, within the UK, of laundered fuel, in each of the last three years for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL443 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) estimates the difference between expected revenues and the tax that is actually paid in the annual publication, <em>Measuring Tax Gaps.</em> These estimates cannot be disaggregated by type of fraud, for example laundering.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC has estimated the total oils (fuel duty) tax gap (including VAT) as follows:</p><p> </p><ul><li>£200 million in 2017-18</li><li>£200 million in 2016-17</li></ul><p> </p><p>The estimate for 2015-16 was calculated using a different methodology and therefore cannot be compared to the estimates for subsequent years. The oils tax gap for 2015-16 was estimated to be less than £100 million.</p><p> </p><p>The table below details the number of laundering plants detected by HMRC in NI &amp; GB in each of the last three financial years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>LAUNDERING PLANT DETECTIONS</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>YEAR</p></td><td><p>NI</p></td><td><p>GB</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The routine sharing of information to identify trends and emerging threats developed over many years through the Cross Border Fuel Fraud Group has continued and further built upon by the Cross Border Joint Agency Task Force introduced as part of the Stormont House (Fresh Start) Agreement. HMRC and the Revenue Commissioners together with other partner agencies are represented at both the regular Strategic and Operational meetings and this continued collaboration has been key to successfully identifying and interdicting fuel related fraud in both jurisdictions.</p><p> </p><p>The table below details the number of convictions secured for oils related criminality in the UK in each of last three financial years.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Number of UK Convictions</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16/17</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>17/18</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>18/19</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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HL444 more like this
HL445 more like this
HL446 more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T16:24:50.147Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T16:24:50.147Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this