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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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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 Help to Save Scheme remove filter
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to increase awareness of the Help to Save scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 275728 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 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government promotes Help to Save through established channels such as the Tax Credits digital service and stakeholders including the Money and Pensions Service and StepChange.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HMRC has publicised Help to Save through social media, which generated coverage in national, regional and consumer publications.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC continuously reviews how best to maximise take-up of the scheme.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:01:22.657Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:01:22.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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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 Help to Save Scheme remove filter
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people enrolled in a (a) help to save and (b) maximum help to save savings scheme in the first six months of the scheme's introduction. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 265455 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Details of the number of people who opened a Help to Save account between 12 September 2018, when the scheme was introduced, and the end of January 2019 can be found at Table 1 of HMRC’s Help to Save Official Statistics, which were published on 28 February 2019<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup>.</p><p> </p><p>This also includes those people who opened their Help to Save accounts during the trial of the scheme which began in January 2018.</p><p>Table 2 of these statistics shows the average monthly payment and the percentage of deposits that are the maximum of £50 per month.</p><p>The next publication of the Help to Save Official Statistics will be in August this year.</p><p> </p><p>[1] <strong><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/781891/Help_to_Save_Statistics_February_2019.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/781891/Help_to_Save_Statistics_February_2019.pdf</a></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T14:18:29.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T14:18:29.08Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1409
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
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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 Help to Save Scheme remove filter
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to improve publicity of the Help to Save scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 220755 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 2019-02-18more like thismore than 2019-02-18
star this property answer text <p>HMRC is promoting Help to Save to potential customers through established channels including the Tax Credit digital service, HMRC helplines, Jobcentres, and HMRC App. Initial research suggested that this is the most appropriate way of reaching the eligible population.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC has publicised the scheme through social media and had positive coverage in national, regional and consumer media. HMRC is also engaged with local authorities and housing associations nationwide, along with a wider national stakeholder network including Citizens Advice and the Money Advice Service.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC is currently sending out text messages with details of the scheme to potentially eligible customers who have yet to open an account. Plans are also in place to send letters to individuals who may be eligible for the scheme.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC has also developed new relationships with organisations offering salary deduction services to major UK employers, allowing employees to sign up to the scheme while making savings easier through automatic deductions.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC will continue to review how best to maximise take-up, and is increasing its understanding of customer interest and behaviour throughout these early stages of the scheme.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-02-18T16:42:55.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-18T16:42:55.417Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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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 Help to Save Scheme remove filter
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people have live savings accounts under the Help to Save scheme in (a) the UK and (b) Preseli Pembrokeshire at 31 December 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preseli Pembrokeshire more like this
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Stephen Crabb more like this
star this property uin 207182 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 2019-01-18more like thismore than 2019-01-18
star this property answer text <ol><li><p>As of 31<sup>st</sup> December 2018 the total number of Help to Save accounts open across the UK was 80,810.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The number of Help to Save accounts open in the Preseli Pembrokeshire constituency totaled 125.</p></li></ol> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-01-18T13:32:25.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-18T13:32:25.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Crabb more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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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 Help to Save Scheme remove filter
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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to publicise the Help to Save scheme to working families. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 189603 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 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government launched the Help to Save scheme in September, following a successful trial. Help to Save forms part of the Government’s commitment to supporting people at all income levels and all stages of life to save.</p><p> </p><p>Working families in receipt of working tax credits or Universal Credit will find a link to the Help to Save application site at existing touchpoints they have with Government including the online Tax Credits Service, Universal Credit pages on GOV.UK and through a dedicated section on the site for Northern Ireland residents, NI Direct. In addition, Universal Credit work coaches UK-wide are signposting Help to Save to those who could benefit. Individuals can also go directly to the Help to Save site to apply, or if they don’t have access to the internet they can set up an account by phoning 0300 322 7093.</p><p> </p><p>For the launch the Government used a range of coordinated communications across a variety of channels to target potential savers. It is continuing to work with industry stakeholders and partners in order to further publicise the scheme, as well as using a mix of national, regional and social media.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T15:30:27.037Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T15:30:27.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-08more like thismore than 2016-04-08
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Help to Save Scheme remove filter
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 the Government has made of the number of people who will (a) be eligible for and (b) participate in the Help to Save scheme in each year up to 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Pontypridd more like this
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Owen Smith more like this
star this property uin 33187 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 2016-04-13more like thismore than 2016-04-13
star this property answer text <p>Approximately 3.5 million people are expected to be eligible to open a Help to Save account in each year from the date the scheme is launched, which will be no later than April 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The costing is based on the expectation that around half a million people will open a Help to Save account in the first two years that accounts are available.</p><p> </p><p>Further information on the costing of this measure can be found on page 62 of the published Budget 2016 Policy Costings document, available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/508147/PU1912_Policy_Costings_FINAL3.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/508147/PU1912_Policy_Costings_FINAL3.pdf</a></p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2016-04-13T10:05:16.523Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-13T10:05:16.523Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Owen Smith more like this