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star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Bank Cards: Surcharges 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 measures they are taking to address concerns highlighted by the Federation of Small Businesses regarding the impact of new rules making it unlawful to levy extra charges on customers who pay with credit or debit cards, on small businesses more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick 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 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the pressures that small businesses are facing and that the new rules banning surcharging may have an impact on them.</p><p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published guidance on the ban, including on how retailers could manage an increase in their costs to accommodate the ban:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/664065/payment-surcharges-guidance.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/664065/payment-surcharges-guidance.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The surcharging ban should help to ensure prices are transparent and consumers will not face a hidden fee just for wanting to pay in a particular way. This should help consumers to pick the most competitive deals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates remove filter
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less than 2018-01-29T12:46:40.643Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T12:46:40.643Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property file name payment-surcharges-guidance.pdf more like this
star this property title payment surcharges guidance more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this