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star this property date less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
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HM Treasury more like this
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star 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 Financial Services: Regulation 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 plans he has to bring forward legislation to regulate (a) digital currencies, (b) crowdfunding and (c) peer-to-peer lending. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 10491 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>At the March Budget, the Government said it would consult on how to regulate digital currency exchanges in the new Parliament.</p><p>Operating a P2P platform has been an activity regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) since 2014. Crowdfunding is also a Regulated Activity and is subject to FCA rules.</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 2015-10-12T14:17:54.447Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T14:17:54.447Z
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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 Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-09-16more like thismore than 2015-09-16
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Financial Services: Technology 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 steps he is taking to attract international FinTech companies to the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 10494 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2015-10-12more like thismore than 2015-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to making the UK the leading global FinTech hub, and has announced a large number of policy initiatives, including more supportive regulatory regimes for peer-to-peer, digital currencies, and other innovative firms.</p><p>The Government built on this record at the Summer Budget. First, Eileen Burbidge was appointed as the UK’s ‘Special Envoy for FinTech’, where she will represent UK interests in FinTech at home and around the world. Second, an international FinTech benchmarking exercise was announced to measure the UK’s performance and identify areas of best practice from around the world.</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 2015-10-12T14:34:55.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-12T14:34:55.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 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, what recent steps he has taken to promote tax simplification. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 124820 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to having a tax system that is simple to understand and easy to comply with. At Budget the government took a number of practical steps to simplify the tax rules for businesses and charities which included:</p><ul><li>Extending the option of using mileage rates to property businesses,</li><li>Ending receipt checking on subsistence costs and</li><li>Simplifying the Gift Aid donor benefits rules for charities.</li></ul><p> </p><p>These measures build on the action taken by the government since 2010 to simplify the tax system including:</p><ul><li>Establishing the Office of Tax Simplification and then putting it on a permanent, statutory basis</li><li>Implementing around half of the OTS’s recommendations since 2010.</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-02-01T14:49:15.68Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-01T14:49:15.68Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
830146
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Financial Services: Technology 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 role financial technology plays in promoting financial inclusion; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 124821 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Financial technology plays an important role in promoting financial inclusion and capability. Banks and fintech firms use new technology to make it easy for consumers to save and invest money, receive better financial advice, and access cheaper, more appropriate loans and overdrafts.</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 2018-01-31T14:51:08.007Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-31T14:51:08.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Customs 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 plans his Department has to increase the efficiency of customs clearance processes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 124836 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
star this property answer text <p>The new CDS (Customs Declaration Service) will replace the current customs declaration computer system (CHIEF) in January 2019. CDS will provide businesses engaged in international trade with a robust, modern and flexible customs declaration service.</p><p> </p><p>‘The Customs Future Partnership Paper’ published on 15 August 2017 sets out the Government’s aspirations for future customs arrangements with the EU. The two new models proposed are:</p><p>- A highly streamlined customs arrangement</p><p>- A new customs partnership with the EU</p><p> </p><p>The precise nature of any new customs arrangement will be determined in negotiations with the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-02-01T14:47:26.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-01T14:47:26.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Bank Services: Competition 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 Open Banking in encouraging consumers to switch current accounts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 125231 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Current Account Switch Service (CASS), have conducted research which suggests that Open Banking will allow consumers to better understand the value of their current account, and compare it with competing products, potentially leading to an increase in switching. CASS will continue to monitor the impact of Open Banking on account switching.</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 2018-02-05T15:11:44.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T15:11:44.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
833804
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star this property date less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Financial Services: Technology 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 recent steps he has taken to promote financial technology. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 125562 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
star this property answer text <p>Fintech offers a significant opportunity for the financial sector, providing new jobs and delivering benefits to consumers through increased competition and innovation. It contributes £6.6bn annually to the UK economy, employing 60,000 people across 1,600 companies.</p><p> </p><p>The most recent step taken to promote the UK’s fintech industry, is the government’s second International Fintech Conference, due to be held on 22 March 2018. The conference will help showcase the UK fintech sector to investors from across the globe.</p><p> </p><p>The government is continuing to support alternative finance, through implementing proportionate, principles based regimes for peer-to-peer (P2P) and equity-based crowdfunding that balance consumer protection with allowing the sectors to grow and evolve; and various supportive tax measures.</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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125567 more like this
125568 more like this
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less than 2018-02-07T12:24:05.383Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T12:24:05.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
833809
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
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HM Treasury more like this
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star 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 Financial Services 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 recent steps he has taken to promote alternative finance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 125567 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
star this property answer text <p>Fintech offers a significant opportunity for the financial sector, providing new jobs and delivering benefits to consumers through increased competition and innovation. It contributes £6.6bn annually to the UK economy, employing 60,000 people across 1,600 companies.</p><p> </p><p>The most recent step taken to promote the UK’s fintech industry, is the government’s second International Fintech Conference, due to be held on 22 March 2018. The conference will help showcase the UK fintech sector to investors from across the globe.</p><p> </p><p>The government is continuing to support alternative finance, through implementing proportionate, principles based regimes for peer-to-peer (P2P) and equity-based crowdfunding that balance consumer protection with allowing the sectors to grow and evolve; and various supportive tax measures.</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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125562 more like this
125568 more like this
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less than 2018-02-07T12:24:05.43Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T12:24:05.43Z
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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 Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Financial Services: Technology 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 recent assessment he has made of the contribution of financial technology to the UK’s financial sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 125568 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
star this property answer text <p>Fintech offers a significant opportunity for the financial sector, providing new jobs and delivering benefits to consumers through increased competition and innovation. It contributes £6.6bn annually to the UK economy, employing 60,000 people across 1,600 companies.</p><p> </p><p>The most recent step taken to promote the UK’s fintech industry, is the government’s second International Fintech Conference, due to be held on 22 March 2018. The conference will help showcase the UK fintech sector to investors from across the globe.</p><p> </p><p>The government is continuing to support alternative finance, through implementing proportionate, principles based regimes for peer-to-peer (P2P) and equity-based crowdfunding that balance consumer protection with allowing the sectors to grow and evolve; and various supportive tax measures.</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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125562 more like this
125567 more like this
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less than 2018-02-07T12:24:05.32Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T12:24:05.32Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star 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 Financial Services: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of RegTech's potential effect on reducing the administrative burden of regulation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 129986 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
star this property answer text <p>RegTech has significant potential to reduce the administrative burden of regulation. The Financial Conduct Authority is already aware of the opportunities associated with RegTech, and have run a series of ‘tech sprints’ intended to address specific industry challenges.</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 2018-03-07T13:47:09.95Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T13:47:09.95Z
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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 Adam Afriyie more like this