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10021
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2013-05-08more like thismore than 2013-05-08
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential risk of losses to the public purse arising from applying the current accounting officer conventions in the period leading up to the referendum on Scottish independence in 2014. more like this
tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
tabling member printed
Gregg McClymont more like this
uin 154017 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-02-25more like thismore than 2014-02-25
answer text <p>I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Treasury.</p><p>The UK Government is not planning for independence as it believes that people in Scotland will vote to remain within the UK. As such, the Government has made no assessment of the risk of losses to the public purse, and has no plans to change accounting officers conventions</p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
grouped question UIN 154018 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-02-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-02-25T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
3949
label Biography information for Gregg McClymont more like this
10022
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2013-05-08more like thismore than 2013-05-08
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name
answering dept sort name
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with officials in his Department on how the accounting officers' conventions would apply to investment in Scotland in advance of the referendum on Scottish independence in 2014. more like this
tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
tabling member printed
Gregg McClymont more like this
uin 154018 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-02-25more like thismore than 2014-02-25
answer text <p>I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Treasury.</p><p>The UK Government is not planning for independence as it believes that people in Scotland will vote to remain within the UK. As such, the Government has made no assessment of the risk of losses to the public purse, and has no plans to change accounting officers conventions</p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
grouped question UIN 154017 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-02-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-02-25T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
3949
label Biography information for Gregg McClymont more like this
46466
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the likely reduction to the block grant for Northern Ireland in the current financial year arising from lack of progress on welfare reform. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 194898 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
answer text <p>I have written to the Northern Ireland Minister for Finance and Personnel setting out that the Treasury will reduce Northern Ireland Executive budgets to reflect savings foregone as a result of the lack of progress on welfare reforms already in place in the rest of the United Kingdom. For 2014/15 those estimated savings are £87m and in 2015/16 they will rise to £114m.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
47158
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will consider awarding a loan guarantee under the UK Guarantee Scheme to investors in Helius Energy's proposed biomass energy project in Avonmouth due to concerns surrounding the sustainability of biofuels. more like this
tabling member constituency Bristol North West more like this
tabling member printed
Charlotte Leslie more like this
uin 195658 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
answer text <p>HM TREASURY</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Charlotte Leslie MP</p><p> </p><p><strong>BRISTOL NORTH WEST</strong></p><p> </p><p>To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will consider awarding a loan guarantee under the UK Guarantee Scheme to investors in Helius Energy's proposed biomass energy project in Avonmouth due to concerns surrounding the sustainability of biofuels. 195658</p><p> </p><p>DANNY ALEXANDER</p><p>The Helius Energy – Avonmouth biomass power generation project has prequalified under the UK Guarantees Scheme and is still subject to the necessary due diligence, commercial negotiation and financial restructuring before any offer of a guarantee is made.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
3933
label Biography information for Charlotte Leslie more like this
46730
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which parties have received the £30 million for the Garden Bridge announced in the National Infrastructure Plan. more like this
tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
tabling member printed
Helen Goodman more like this
uin 195166 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
answer text <p>HM TREASURY</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Helen Goodman MP</p><p> </p><p><strong>BISHOP AUCKLAND</strong></p><p> </p><p>To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which parties have received the £30 million for the Garden Bridge announced in the National Infrastructure Plan. 195166</p><p> </p><p>DANNY ALEXANDER</p><p>The £30 million contribution to the Garden Bridge from Government is conditional on a business case being produced that demonstrates the project represents good value for money. The business case is expected to be complete by mid 2014.</p><p> </p><p>Should the business case demonstrate that the project represents good value for money, Government will agree the detailed terms of funding with the Garden Bridge Trust.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
1484
label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
47019
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-04more like thismore than 2014-04-04
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Department has responsibility for calculating the estimated cost of the Garden Bridge announced in paragraph 3.45 of the National Infrastructure Plan 2013. more like this
tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
tabling member printed
Helen Goodman more like this
uin 195395 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
answer text <p>HM TREASURY</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Helen Goodman MP</p><p> </p><p><strong>BISHOP AUCKLAND</strong></p><p> </p><p>To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Department has responsibility for calculating the estimated cost of the Garden Bridge announced in paragraph 3.45 of the National Infrastructure Plan 2013. 195395</p><p> </p><p>DANNY ALEXANDER</p><p>The Garden Bridge Trust has been established to take responsibility for this project. This includes the responsibility to produce a reliable cost estimate.</p><p> </p><p>Government have asked for a business case to be produced for the project in line with standard guidance. This will need to demonstrate that Government's support represents good value for money before a contribution to the construction cost is made.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
1484
label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
46527
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 1 April 2014, Official Report, column 595W, on flood control, what the extra sum allocated in Budget 2014 is for each of the devolved administrations for flood defence in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16. more like this
tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
uin 194953 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
answer text <p>HM TREASURY</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Maria Eagle MP</p><p> </p><p><strong>GARSTON &amp; HALEWOOD</strong></p><p> </p><p>To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 1 April 2014, Official Report, column 595W, on flood control, what the extra sum allocated in Budget 2014 is for each of the devolved administrations for Government funding for flood defence in 2014-15 and 2015-16. [194953]</p><p> </p><p>DANNY ALEXANDER</p><p>The table below sets out the extra funding allocated to the devolved administrations through the Barnett formula which reflected new funding provided to UK government departments for flood defence measures at Budget 2014.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Scotland</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Wales</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Northern Ireland</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>£m</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Flood Maintenance (Resource)</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Flood Maintenance (Capital)</p></td><td><p>6.0</p></td><td><p>2.5</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-10T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
483
label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
46728
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the next meeting of the Finance Ministers Quadrilateral will take place; and what will be discussed at this meeting. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
tabling member printed
Margaret Curran more like this
uin 195134 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
answer text <p>The last Finance Quadrilateral was held on 18 November 2013.</p><p> </p><p>No formal minutes of the meeting were taken, but Ministers present discussed the general economic outlook for the UK and for each of the devolved administrations, as well as looking forward to the forthcoming Autumn Statement. Agreement was reached at the meeting regarding the framework under which the devolved administrations could carry forward Financial Transactions capital into future years.</p><p> </p><p>The Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Finance Ministers from the devolved administrations aim to meet regularly in Quadrilateral format, complimenting bi-lateral meetings and conversations throughout the year. It is anticipated the next Quadrilateral will take place over the coming months. No date or agenda has yet been set.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
grouped question UIN 195135 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
3982
label Biography information for Margaret Curran more like this
46729
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the last Finance Ministers Quadrilateral met; and if he will place in the Library the minutes of that meeting. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
tabling member printed
Margaret Curran more like this
uin 195135 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
answer text <p>The last Finance Quadrilateral was held on 18 November 2013.</p><p> </p><p>No formal minutes of the meeting were taken, but Ministers present discussed the general economic outlook for the UK and for each of the devolved administrations, as well as looking forward to the forthcoming Autumn Statement. Agreement was reached at the meeting regarding the framework under which the devolved administrations could carry forward Financial Transactions capital into future years.</p><p> </p><p>The Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Finance Ministers from the devolved administrations aim to meet regularly in Quadrilateral format, complimenting bi-lateral meetings and conversations throughout the year. It is anticipated the next Quadrilateral will take place over the coming months. No date or agenda has yet been set.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
grouped question UIN 195134 more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
3982
label Biography information for Margaret Curran more like this
47501
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
answering body
HM Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to ensure that discussions are held with any relevant third parties regarding the boundaries of the proposed enterprise zone near Coleraine in relation to proposed private sector developments on adjacent land. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 195865 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
answer text <p>Designating the boundaries of the pilot Enterprise Zone in Northern Ireland is a matter for the Northern Ireland Executive</p> more like this
answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey remove filter
answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
answering member
1535
label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this