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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Climate Change 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 assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of imposing taxes on polluting goods to tackle climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge remove filter
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 275212 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government has legislated to amend its long-term greenhouse gas emissions target to reach net zero by 2050.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has a number of policies in place to tax polluting goods in order to tackle climate change. These include the Carbon Price Support rate, a tax on fossil fuels used in power generation, and the Climate Change Levy, a tax on businesses’ consumption of gas, electricity and solid fuels.</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 2019-07-17T11:03:10.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T11:03:10.213Z
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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 Daniel Zeichner more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Fuels: Excise Duties more like this
unstar 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 assessment he has made of the environmental impact of freezing fuel duty since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge remove filter
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 251386 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The consumption of fuel is highly price inelastic. Therefore, fuel duty freezes only have a marginal impact on the amount of fuel purchased, and therefore limited impact on emissions.</p><p> </p><p>Households spend a significant amount of their total spending on transport fuels, and fuel costs are a major factor in helping the competitiveness of British businesses. Duty on fuel remains at 57.95ppl. The government is also taking action to reduce emissions and improve air quality through Vehicle Excise Duty and the Company Car Tax system.</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 2019-05-13T14:31:39.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T14:31:39.627Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4382
unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Biotechnology more like this
unstar 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 assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the BioIndustry Association report entitled Confident capital: backing U.K. biotech, published on 1 January 2019; and what steps he is taking to help ensure that 2019 is a successful year for the U.K. biotechnology sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge remove filter
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 225533 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
star this property answer text <p>We welcome the BioIndustry Association report, which the Government launched at the BioIndustry Association’s event, Strategic Technologies in Life Sciences: The Future is Now, attended by myself on 24 January 2018. The Government is proactively supporting the UK’s strong life sciences sector.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has published two Life Sciences Sector Deals, which are supported by the Government’s commitment to delivering the biggest increase in R&amp;D investment for 40 years. Since Autumn 2016, Government has committed an additional £7 billion in R&amp;D by 2021-22, demonstrating clear progress towards the Government’s ambition to raise investment in R&amp;D in the economy to 2.4% of GDP by 2027.</p><p> </p><p>At Budget 2017 the Government also announced a 10-year action plan to unlock over £20bn to finance growth in innovative firms, including life science companies.</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 2019-03-05T16:06:42.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-05T16:06:42.613Z
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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 Daniel Zeichner more like this