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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many convictions there were of persons charged with smuggling offences along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for the last two years for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL966 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) records statistics for smuggling offences does not have that level of detail required to answer. Therefore without referencing individual cases it is not possible to identify which ones involved smuggling.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T12:36:54.237Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T12:36:54.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4216
star this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
747382
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star this property date less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many people, who at the time of issue of their National Insurance number were recorded as being of (1) Romanian nationality, and (2) Bulgarian nationality, were known to (a) the Real Time Information system, and (b) the self assessment system, by HM Revenue and Customs, in the financial year 2015–16. more like this
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Lord Green of Deddington more like this
star this property uin HL346 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 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
star this property answer text <p>The information is not available as the nationality of individuals is not a reporting requirement of PAYE Real-Time Information or the Self-Assessment system.</p><p> </p><p>The latest information on the National Insurance number allocations to adult overseas nationals including Bulgarians and Romanians has been published by the Department for Work and Pensions on GOV.UK[1].</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] <strong><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-insurance-number-allocations-to-adult-overseas-nationals-to-march-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-insurance-number-allocations-to-adult-overseas-nationals-to-march-2017</a></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T16:18:24.087Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T16:18:24.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4346
star this property label Biography information for Lord Green of Deddington more like this
752004
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star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how much funding has been (1) committed to, and (2) expended on the Cardiff and Swansea city-regions, and what level of expenditure is anticipated for these projects in this financial year. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
star this property uin HL839 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 2017-07-24more like thismore than 2017-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The UK government has committed to providing £500m over twenty years for the Cardiff City Deal, with funding matched by the Welsh Government. We have also committed £155m over fifteen years for the Swansea City Deal, with the Welsh Government providing £125m.</p><p> </p><p>For the Cardiff City Deal, at Budget 2016, the UK government added £10m in RDEL to the Welsh Government’s block grant in each of 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20. The annual commitment is anticipated to rise. The spending is ring-fenced with the Welsh Government’s budget and it is for the Welsh Government to account for this expenditure. Funding for the Swansea City Deal is expected to commence in 2018-19.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-24T11:40:14.207Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-24T11:40:14.207Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
753955
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star this property date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Loans: Republic of Ireland more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how much the Republic of Ireland owes the UK relating to the £338 million loan provided following the financial crisis; and what are the arrangements for repayment. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL1102 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 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to the most recent statutory report which the Treasury provided to Parliament as required by Section 2 of the Loans to Ireland Act 2010. The last report was laid in Parliament on 18 April 2017 and is available in the Printed Paper Office.</p><p> </p><p>The timetable for repayment set out in this report remains unchanged.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T12:52:24.89Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T12:52:24.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
752451
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government under what circumstances a Government financial guarantee to a capital investment project will lead to the definition of expenditure on that project being classified as public expenditure. more like this
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Lord Lansley more like this
star this property uin HL897 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>If a capital investment project involves both the private sector and the public sector, an assessment is required to determine the level of government intervention in a project. This will also determine whether government is bearing a majority of the risks and rewards associated with the project and therefore incurring public expenditure for the capital investment of the project. The assessment would be made by the independent Office for National Statistics (ONS) using the national accounts conceptual framework, the European system of national and regional accounts in the European Union (ESA10)<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup> enforceable EU Regulation No. 549/2013 and associated guidance in the Manual on Government Deficit and Debt<sup><sup>[2]</sup></sup> and a guide to the Statistical Treatment of PPPs<sup><sup>[3]</sup></sup> published by Eurostat.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/Annexes/nasa_10_f_esms_an1.pdf</p><p>[2] http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/3859598/7203647/KS-GQ-16-001-EN-N.pdf/5cfae6dd-29d8-4487-80ac-37f76cd1f012</p><p>[3] http://www.eib.org/epec/resources/publications/epec_eurostat_guide_ppp</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T12:36:22.497Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T12:36:22.497Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Lansley more like this
753274
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what are the sources of funds for the additional £1 billon investment announced for Northern Ireland in June. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL962 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-28more like thismore than 2017-07-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government routinely makes adjustments to public spending throughout the year and will deal with the cost of additional resources for the Northern Ireland Executive within our overall plans in this way.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-28T12:33:11.963Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-28T12:33:11.963Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4216
star this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
753928
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star this property date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Pay more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of comparative public and private sector pay, including the value of pensions, for the years for which this information is available. more like this
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Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
star this property uin HL1074 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-24more like thismore than 2017-07-24
star this property answer text <p>Analysis conducted by HM Treasury shows that on average, when including employer pension contributions, there is a premium of about 10%. Details can be found in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Total Pay and Employer Pension Contributions – Differential between Public and Private Sector (%)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>8.39</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>7.97</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>7.54</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>8.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>11.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>14.73</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>12.78</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>11.88</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>11.65</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>9.33</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>10.42</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>9.12</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Technical notes to the table:</strong></p><p>This analysis was conducted by HM Treasury based on data from the ONS’s Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings and compares public and private sector earnings when including employer pension contributions.</p><p> </p><p>The differential obtained shows the percentage hourly compensation from working in the public sector above that of the private sector after accounting for differences in composition between the two. To factor in these compositional differences, the analysis accounts for differences in age, gender, job type (full- or part-time, permanent or temporary), occupation category, region, and tenure.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-24T14:14:14.307Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-24T14:14:14.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
753273
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the costs and benefits of agreeing (1) an enhanced equivalence regulation, and (2) a UK–EU bilateral equivalence agreement, as a means of continuing UK–EU collaboration on financial services laws and regulations post-Brexit. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL961 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-08-01more like thismore than 2017-08-01
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to leaving the EU in a way that underpins prosperity and avoids unnecessary disruption and dangerous cliff edges for businesses. Ensuring there is regulatory coherence between the UK and EU is key to achieving this. Our ambition is for a new EU-UK relationship where there is a strong shared commitment to regulatory coherence. The details of this new relationship are a matter for the negotiations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-08-01T10:57:21.413Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-01T10:57:21.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
753276
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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HM Treasury more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which home heating oil is replacing red diesel as the main hydrocarbon fuel smuggled across the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL964 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-31more like thismore than 2017-07-31
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue &amp; Customs (HMRC) do not have a breakdown of the level of smuggling or the value of smuggled items along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes estimates of tax gap for fuel and other excise goods. The latest estimates are included at pages 33 to 49 of ‘Measuring Tax Gaps 2016’</p><p> </p><p>These estimates cannot be disaggregated by type of fraud, such as smuggling. The estimate of the market share for illicit diesel in Northern Ireland is 8%, which amounts to about £50m in lost revenue.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC continually reviews its approach to tackling tax fraud. In respect of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, HMRC plays a proactive role in the Organised Crime Taskforce, chairing the Cross Border Enforcement Groups on tobacco and fuel fraud.</p><p>HMRC continually monitors the threat from the smuggling of heating oil. There is currently no evidence to suggest that home heating oil has become the main hydrocarbon fuel smuggled across the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-31T12:48:15.407Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-31T12:48:15.407Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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4216
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752423
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the stamp duty levy on investment in new homes available for rent. more like this
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Lord Flight more like this
star this property uin HL869 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-24more like thismore than 2017-07-24
star this property answer text <p>The Government introduced the higher rates of stamp duty on additional properties to support home ownership and first-time buyers. It is right that people should be free to purchase a second home or invest in a buy-to-let property, but the Government is aware that this can impact on other people’s ability to get on to the property ladder.</p><p> </p><p>The latest estimate for this measure’s receipts for 2016-17 is £1.6 billion, compared to an initial forecast of £0.7 billion.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-07-24T14:34:10.867Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-24T14:34:10.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Flight more like this