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star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Economic Growth and Employment more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What fiscal steps he is taking to increase (a) jobs and (b) economic growth. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 911691 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 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>We have worked hard to build a stronger, fairer economy – dealing with the deficit, helping people into work, and cutting taxes for people, families, and businesses.</p><p> </p><p>The economy has grown continuously for the past nine years, employment is currently at a record high, unemployment is currently at the joint lowest rate since 1975, and real wages are rising.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T15:23:45.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:23:45.697Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 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 revenue is projected to be raised in the 2018-19 financial year from the sugar tax. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 168129 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Office for Budget Responsibility’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook in March 2018, the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) is expected to accrue £240m in 2018-19.</p><p> </p><p>The figure for the amount of revenue collected since the introduction of the SDIL was published on 21<sup>st</sup> August in the HMRC Tax &amp; NIC Receipts publication at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hmrc-tax-and-nics-receipts-for-the-uk" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hmrc-tax-and-nics-receipts-for-the-uk</a></p><p>Note that these figures published on a receipts basis, with first SDIL payments due by 30<sup>th</sup> July 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The 2016 Budget announced funding for a number of programmes linked to the revenue from SDIL. The Department for Education will receive £575 million during the current spending review period. The funding has been allocated to a number of programmes to support pupil health and wellbeing which include:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Double funding for the primary physical education and Sport Premium to £320 million a year from 2017. The Department for Education and the Department of Health contribute £100 million and £60 million per year to the premium respectively, with the Soft Drinks Levy funding contributing £415 million over the remainder of the current spending review period.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Provide £100 million in 2018/19 for the Healthy Pupils Capital Fund.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Provide up to £26 million to kick-start or improve breakfast club provision in over 1,700 schools.</li></ul><p> </p><p>Expected revenue from the levy during the Spending Review period is £485 million for the UK as a whole. The total funding provided for these programmes in England is £575 million.</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 168133 more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T12:38:12.813Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T12:38:12.813Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
947382
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Sugar: Soft Drinks 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 assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the introduction of the sugar tax on reducing the sugar content of soft drinks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 168131 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>The Levy is designed to tackle childhood obesity by incentivising producers and importers to reduce the amount of added-sugar in the drinks they sell. So far, over half of all drinks that would otherwise have been in-scope have reduced their sugar content.</p><p> </p><p>Public Health England have also released ‘Sugar reduction: report on first year progress’ which shows that soft drinks manufacturers are leading the way in reducing sugar in their product.</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sugar-reduction-report-on-first-year-progress" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sugar-reduction-report-on-first-year-progress</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T12:43:20.29Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T12:43:20.29Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
947384
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Sugar: Soft Drinks 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 revenue has been collected since the introduction of the soft drinks industry levy; and that money has been spent on. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 168133 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>As set out in the Office for Budget Responsibility’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook in March 2018, the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) is expected to accrue £240m in 2018-19.</p><p> </p><p>The figure for the amount of revenue collected since the introduction of the SDIL was published on 21<sup>st</sup> August in the HMRC Tax &amp; NIC Receipts publication at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hmrc-tax-and-nics-receipts-for-the-uk" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hmrc-tax-and-nics-receipts-for-the-uk</a></p><p>Note that these figures published on a receipts basis, with first SDIL payments due by 30<sup>th</sup> July 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The 2016 Budget announced funding for a number of programmes linked to the revenue from SDIL. The Department for Education will receive £575 million during the current spending review period. The funding has been allocated to a number of programmes to support pupil health and wellbeing which include:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Double funding for the primary physical education and Sport Premium to £320 million a year from 2017. The Department for Education and the Department of Health contribute £100 million and £60 million per year to the premium respectively, with the Soft Drinks Levy funding contributing £415 million over the remainder of the current spending review period.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Provide £100 million in 2018/19 for the Healthy Pupils Capital Fund.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>Provide up to £26 million to kick-start or improve breakfast club provision in over 1,700 schools.</li></ul><p> </p><p>Expected revenue from the levy during the Spending Review period is £485 million for the UK as a whole. The total funding provided for these programmes in England is £575 million.</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 168129 more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T12:38:12.877Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T12:38:12.877Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
947385
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Sugar: Soft Drinks 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 discussions his Department has had with the soft drink industry on reducing the levels of sugar in their drinks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 168134 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>Prior to the implementation of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy officials regularly met with stakeholders from across the soft drinks sector to hear their views on the Levy.</p><p> </p><p>So far, over half of all drinks that would otherwise have been in-scope of the levy have reduced their sugar content.</p><p> </p><p>Details of ministerial meetings with external bodies are published at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel" target="_blank">HMT ministers' meetings, hospitality, gifts and overseas travel - GOV.UK</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T12:32:38.65Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T12:32:38.65Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Sugar: Food and Drinks 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 his Department has had any discussions on extending the soft drinks industry levy to other high sugar consuming food and drink. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 168135 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury keeps all taxes under review to ensure they are effective and fair, however there are no current plans to extend the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) to other foods and drink beyond the already announced review of the exemption from SDIL for milk drinks in 2020.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T12:39:18.89Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T12:39:18.89Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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907078
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star this property date less than 2018-05-18more like thismore than 2018-05-18
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Cars: Liquefied Petroleum Gas more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial incentives the Government makes available to (a) purchase a car that runs on LPG fuel and (b) convert a car to run on LPG fuel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith 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 2018-05-24more like thismore than 2018-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The government uses the tax system to encourage the purchase of cars with low carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions. The Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) system works in a technology-neutral manner to encourage the uptake of fuel efficient, low CO<sub>2</sub> emitting models irrespective of whether they are fuelled by petrol, diesel or battery power.</p><p> </p><p>From 1 March 2001, alternatively fuelled cars, including those powered by Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) and bioethanol, as well as hybrids, receive a £10 discount on their annual VED payment.</p><p> </p><p>LPG incurs a tax rate of £0.3161 per kg. This is compared with petrol or diesel, which has a tax rate of £0.5795 per litre. At Autumn Budget 2017, we also scrapped the LPG escalator.</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 145591 more like this
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less than 2018-05-24T13:21:54.183Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-24T13:21:54.183Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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907081
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star this property date less than 2018-05-18more like thismore than 2018-05-18
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Cars: Liquefied Petroleum Gas 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 assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of reducing vehicle tax for motorists who drive LPG cars. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen remove filter
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 145591 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 2018-05-24more like thismore than 2018-05-24
star this property answer text <p>The government uses the tax system to encourage the purchase of cars with low carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions. The Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) system works in a technology-neutral manner to encourage the uptake of fuel efficient, low CO<sub>2</sub> emitting models irrespective of whether they are fuelled by petrol, diesel or battery power.</p><p> </p><p>From 1 March 2001, alternatively fuelled cars, including those powered by Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) and bioethanol, as well as hybrids, receive a £10 discount on their annual VED payment.</p><p> </p><p>LPG incurs a tax rate of £0.3161 per kg. This is compared with petrol or diesel, which has a tax rate of £0.5795 per litre. At Autumn Budget 2017, we also scrapped the LPG escalator.</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 145589 more like this
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less than 2018-05-24T13:21:54.12Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-24T13:21:54.12Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this