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star this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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HM 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
unstar this property hansard heading Child Benefit 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his policy is on maintaining current levels of child benefit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Paul Flynn more like this
unstar this property uin 98 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 2015-06-04more like thismore than 2015-06-04
star this property answer text <p>In April 2015 Child Benefit rates were uprated by 1 per cent to £20.70 for the eldest or only child and to £13.70 for additional children.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-06-04T14:10:58.487Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-04T14:10:58.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this
418092
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-09-09
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much (a) the UK Border Force and (b) HM Revenue and Customs spent on delivering the Government's tobacco smuggling strategy in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sherwood more like this
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Mark Spencer more like this
unstar this property uin 9684 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 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The total spent by HMRC on delivering the Government’s strategy to tackle tobacco smuggling in each of the last five years is as follows:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>2014/15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£65.75m</p></td><td><p>£68.92m</p></td><td><p>£67.61m</p></td><td><p>£76.00m</p></td><td><p>£78.001m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Border Force cannot provide the information requested without incurring disproportionate costs.</p><p>Border Force adopts an intelligence led approach to all of its customs activities, including tackling tobacco smuggling so that its multi-functional resources can be deployed as effectively as possible in line with latest threat assessments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-10-12T13:53:11.473Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T13:53:11.473Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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4055
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Spencer more like this
418090
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-09-09
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Answer of 30 October 2012, Official Report, column 210W, on tobacco: smuggling, how many people were convicted in relation to seizures made by the Border Force and HM Revenue and Customs in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sherwood more like this
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Mark Spencer more like this
unstar this property uin 9679 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 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) is not a prosecuting authority. Where cases handled by HMRC do proceed to the criminal courts the prosecution is carried out by the relevant independent prosecuting authority. This is the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in England and Wales, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) in Scotland, and the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland (PPSNI).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-10-12T13:47:44.517Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T13:47:44.517Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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4055
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Spencer more like this
418091
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-09-09
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Answer of 30 October 2012, Official Report, column 210W, on tobacco: smuggling, how many individual seizures were made by the Border Force and HM Revenue and Customs in each of the last five years; and what the total volume of the products seized in each year was. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sherwood more like this
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Mark Spencer more like this
unstar this property uin 9678 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 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
star this property answer text <p>To the extent that we are able to provide details, the following tables show the number of individual seizures of cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco (HRT) made in each of the last five years and the total volume of tobacco products seized. This does not include the number of individual overseas seizures, which are not recorded centrally, or the number of individual postal seizures from 2010-11 when a new information system was introduced.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Cigarettes: Number of Seizures</p></td><td><p>HMRC</p></td><td><p>UKBF</p></td><td><p>Overseas</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2,011</p></td><td><p>28,787</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>30798</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>1,845</p></td><td><p>28,750</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>30595</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>1,215</p></td><td><p>30,011</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>31226</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>543</p></td><td><p>35,622</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>36165</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>582</p></td><td><p>39,578</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>40160</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Cigarettes: Quantity (Sticks)</p></td><td><p>HMRC</p></td><td><p>UKBF</p></td><td><p>Overseas</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>76,559,489</p></td><td><p>650,060,670</p></td><td><p>991,713,280</p></td><td><p>1,718,333,439</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>142,230,184</p></td><td><p>455,174,133</p></td><td><p>1,134,984,800</p></td><td><p>1,732,389,117</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>98,477,437</p></td><td><p>487,835,338</p></td><td><p>1,271,622,181</p></td><td><p>1,857,934,956</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>59,599,120</p></td><td><p>318,880,074</p></td><td><p>1,058,975,055</p></td><td><p>1,437,454,249</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>75,953,705</p></td><td><p>439,018,394</p></td><td><p>1,252,616,840</p></td><td><p>1,767,588,939</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>HRT: Number of Seizures.</p></td><td><p>HMRC</p></td><td><p>UKBF</p></td><td><p>Overseas</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>1,596</p></td><td><p>10,814</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>12,410</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>1,567</p></td><td><p>11,533</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>13,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>1,044</p></td><td><p>12,552</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>13,596</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>461</p></td><td><p>12,057</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>12,518</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>411</p></td><td><p>12,804</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>13,215</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p>HRT: Quantity (Kgs)</p></td><td><p>HMRC</p></td><td><p>UKBF</p></td><td><p>Overseas</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>46,741</p></td><td><p>314,775</p></td><td><p>27,889</p></td><td><p>389,405</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>56,295</p></td><td><p>508,112</p></td><td><p>7,815</p></td><td><p>572,222</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>67,872</p></td><td><p>359,635</p></td><td><p>55,658</p></td><td><p>483,165</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>32,921</p></td><td><p>262,873</p></td><td><p>34,200</p></td><td><p>329,994</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>57,183</p></td><td><p>227,928</p></td><td><p>27,901</p></td><td><p>313,012</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-10-22T16:16:56.613Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-22T16:16:56.613Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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4055
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Spencer more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-09-09
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Departmental Coordination: Tobacco 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the March 2015 Budget, what progress the Government has made on establishing a cross-government ministerial group to oversee future evolution of the anti-illicit tobacco strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sherwood more like this
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Mark Spencer more like this
unstar this property uin 9677 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 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The refreshed strategy ‘Tackling illicit tobacco: from leaf to light’, published on 24 March 2015, makes it clear that this problem requires collaboration across government. Further details on the establishment of a cross government ministerial group will be released in due course.</p><p>The joint HMRC/Border Force strategy to tackle illicit tobacco can be accessed on GOV.UK:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-illicit-tobacco-from-leaf-to-light" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-illicit-tobacco-from-leaf-to-light</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-10-12T13:49:15.613Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T13:49:15.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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4055
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Spencer more like this
417553
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star this property date less than 2015-09-08more like thismore than 2015-09-08
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the effect on (a) relative and (b) absolute child poverty of (i) the two child limit for the child element of Tax Credit; and (ii) the removal of the family element of Child Tax Credit announced in the July Budget. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
unstar this property uin 9627 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to working to eliminate child poverty and improving life chances for children.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has carefully considered the impact of the tax and benefit reforms introduced in the Summer Budget. The intended impact of these reforms is to incentivise work, ensure work always pays, and then allow people to keep more of what they earn.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T10:33:47.77Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T10:33:47.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-08more like thismore than 2015-09-08
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the effect on (a) relative and (b) absolute child poverty of the four year freeze announced in the Summer Budget 2015 on the uprating of (i) tax credits and (ii) child benefit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
unstar this property uin 9470 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 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to working to eliminate child poverty and improving life chances for children.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has carefully considered the impact of the tax and benefit reforms introduced in the Summer Budget. The intended impact of these reforms is to incentivise work, ensure work always pays, and then allow people to keep more of what they earn.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-09-16T16:32:59.753Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-16T16:32:59.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
417222
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star this property date less than 2015-09-07more like thismore than 2015-09-07
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Landfill Tax 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to reintroduce the landfill tax escalator. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
unstar this property uin 9230 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 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The Budget in March 2015 confirmed that the standard and lower rates of Landfill Tax will increase in line with RPI, rounded to the nearest 5 pence, from April 2016. Further decisions on Landfill Tax rates will be made at Budget 2016.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-09-10T14:50:46.383Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T14:50:46.383Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Children: Poverty 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the measures in the Summer Budget 2015 on child poverty. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
unstar this property uin 901135 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 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to working to eliminate child poverty and improving life chances for children.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We know that work is the best route out of poverty, which is why we are focused on ensuring people have the skills and the opportunities to move into employment.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T14:32:41Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T14:32:41Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
391590
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Average Earnings and Inflation 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative assessment he has made of the rates of wage growth and inflation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Boston and Skegness more like this
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Matt Warman more like this
unstar this property uin 901134 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 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The hard work on economic recovery is now paying off as people see their pay packets growing faster. The most recent data shows that, at 3.2 per cent, real pay is growing at its fastest rate since 2007.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T14:34:16.66Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T14:34:16.66Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matt Warman more like this