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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading VAT: Tax Evasion more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the amount lost to the Exchequer due to VAT fraud perpetrated by online traders based outside the EU; and what estimate they have made of the proportion of that fraud originating in China. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL17510 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 2019-08-06more like thismore than 2019-08-06
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not held. HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) estimate the tax gap, which encompasses fraud for VAT, excise duties and customs duty. However, it is not possible to produce these estimates for online traders based outside the EU, and for fraud originating in China. Tax gaps for VAT, excise duties and other taxes overall are provided in HMRC’s publication ‘Measuring Tax Gaps’.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC estimate that the tax loss from VAT fraud and error on online marketplaces was between £1 billion and £1.5 billion in 2016/17. The department estimates that overseas sellers contributed to approximately 60% of the VAT loss.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-08-06T13:37:53.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-06T13:37:53.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Clement-Jones remove filter
1142437
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading VAT: Tax Evasion 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 discussions they have had with the government of China in relation to addressing online VAT fraud; and what steps they are taking as a result. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL17511 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 2019-08-06more like thismore than 2019-08-06
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) have increased their engagement with China Customs through the Fiscal Crime Liaison Officer in Beijing. The engagement is designed to tackle undervaluation fraud, including online VAT fraud, with the help of the Chinese authorities. This has included a memorandum of understanding, set up in 2018, leading to a joint working group and a series of commodity-focused exercises.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HMRC’s primary focus in tackling the VAT issue has been with the online marketplaces through which those sellers operate, as this has proven to be an effective way of improving their compliance. The Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme supports this compliance activity by regulating the sites where overseas sellers store imported goods prior to their sale.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-08-06T13:38:21.057Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-06T13:38:21.057Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3396
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Clement-Jones remove filter
1142438
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading VAT: Tax Evasion 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 how many penalties they have issued to online traders based outside the EU for VAT fraud; and what was the total value of such penalties. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL17512 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 2019-08-06more like thismore than 2019-08-06
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not held. HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) record the total number and amount of penalties issued to sellers based overseas who operate on online marketplaces, but do not hold separate figures for EU and non-EU sellers.</p><p> </p><p>Up to 29 July 2019, HMRC have issued VAT penalties to a total of 1,059 overseas sellers; the total penalty amount is £34,056,356.39.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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less than 2019-08-06T13:36:05.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-06T13:36:05.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3396
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1133036
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Data Protection 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 (1) use of, (2) effectiveness of, and (3) compliance with the information required by, the register of information sharing activity established under the Digital Economy Act 2017. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL16454 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 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
star this property answer text <p>Information about 36 agreements have been recorded onto the register. The Review Boards for the Public Service Delivery and Debt and Fraud powers will assess the register as part of its review of the first year in operation of the powers. The reviews will be completed by the end of the summer. This will include its use, effectiveness and compliance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-06-27T16:03:56.523Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-27T16:03:56.523Z
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4247
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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3396
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1051947
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ryan Cornelius 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 12 December 2018 (HL11891), what response they received from the government of the United Arab Emirates about Ryan Cornelius’ continued detention. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL13282 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 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>​As I said in my written answer HL12396 on 4 January, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has sought clarity from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the United Arab Emirates regarding the terms of Mr Ryan Cornelius' continued detention on a number of occasions. We did so again on 24 January. Any response received will be shared with Mr Cornelius' family.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T14:35:11.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T14:35:11.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3396
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1051949
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ryan Cornelius 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 12 December 2018 (HL11891), whether they have raised with the government of the United Arab Emirates (1) the retrospective application of Law 37 to Ryan Cornelius, (2) the principle of double jeopardy following his additional sentence of 20 years in prison, and (3) whether his imprisonment is in breach of the law of the UAE; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL13283 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 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>​The Foreign and Commonwealth Office cannot interfere in another country's processes and must respect their systems, just as we expect them to respect the UK's laws and legal processes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T14:35:35.833Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T14:35:35.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3396
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1028321
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Music: Qualifications 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 consequences for mutual recognition of music qualifications if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL12395 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 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>Music qualifications are not included in the EU Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications Directive. The EU only has supporting competence in education and there is no EU law on the recognition of academic qualifications.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T17:06:10.28Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T17:06:10.28Z
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star this property label Biography information for Viscount Younger of Leckie more like this
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1028322
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ryan Cornelius 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, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 12 December (HL11891), whether the case of Ryan Cornelius requires official action; if so, whether it has been raised by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL12396 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 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
star this property answer text <p>​The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has sought clarity from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regarding the terms of Mr Ryan Cornelius' continued detention on a number of occasions. Most recently (10 December), we asked the UAE to respond to concerns raised that Mr Cornelius was being denied certain privileges.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2019-01-04T14:48:52.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-04T14:48:52.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3396
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1017046
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Ryan Cornelius 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, following the release of Matthew Hedges, whether the Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa has had direct contact with the Head of the Ruler's Court in Dubai regarding the case of Ryan Cornelius. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL11891 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 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
star this property answer text <p>Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Ministers of State raises consular cases in the United Arab Emirates through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where a case does require official action and the FCO is asked to raise it.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T11:39:23.903Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T11:39:23.903Z
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4210
star this property label Biography information for Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon more like this
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3396
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Copyright more like this
star this property house id 2 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 assessment they have made of the impact of introducing an international copyright exhaustion regime on the publishing industry if the UK leaves the EU. more like this
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Lord Clement-Jones more like this
star this property uin HL11835 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 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is considering all options for the future and therefore no final assessment has been made. Any potential change to the UK’s exhaustion of rights regime, IPO officials would need to carry out research and stakeholder engagement, which is currently ongoing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-12-05T15:28:12.393Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T15:28:12.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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3396
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Clement-Jones remove filter