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star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, with respect to the National Statistics data published in April, which estimated the total cost of pension tax relief in respect of registered pension schemes for the year ending 5 April 2018 at £36.3 billion including £4.3 billion in tax relief on employee contributions to occupational pension schemes, (1) what is the estimated figure of gross pension contributions on which this figure was based, and (2) what specific assumptions were made as to the rates of tax applicable in arriving at the figure of £4.3 billion; and whether these assumptions included that all employees making contributions to occupational schemes receive the full tax relief to which they are entitled, including those contributing to net pay pension schemes. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL17699 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">HMRC publishes estimates of the cost of pension tax relief which is available in table 6 of HM Revenue and Customs Personal Pension Statistics on Gov.uk. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><em> </em></ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">These estimates were revised on 26<sup>th</sup> September 2019 as part of an overall update to HMRC’s Personal Pension and Pension Relief statistics. Estimates of the cost of tax relief on contributions are produced using the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) for income, individual and employer contributions for members of pension schemes that use the net pay mechanism; and administrative data HMRC holds on relief at source administrative data matched to the Survey of Personal Incomes (SPI) - for income, individual and employer pension contributions for members of pension schemes that use the relief at source mechanism.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The cost of tax relief for all contributions made by individuals is approximately £6.3bn, broken down as the cost of relief on employee contributions to occupational schemes (£4.2bn), to personal pension schemes (£1.6bn), and self-employed contributions to pensions (£0.5bn). Occupational pensions here includes some master trust pension schemes which use the relief at source method. Personal pensions here includes workplace personal pension schemes (such as group personal pensions).</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">i) The £4.3bn figure referenced is the cost of pension tax relief relating to occupational pension schemes. Estimates of the cost of pension tax relief were revised on September 26<sup>th</sup> 2019 as part of an overall update to HMRC’s Personal Pensions and Pension Relief Statistics. The £4.3bn figure referenced has since been revised to £4.2bn. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">This £4.2bn figure of tax relief is derived from around £15.9bn of estimated “relievable” individual pension contributions to occupational pension schemes, (where “relievable” refers to our best estimates of contributions which are within the individual’s pensions Annual Allowance). </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">ii) Marginal rate tax relief is applied to these estimates of “relievable” contributions as if these contributions were taxed. Estimates are produced assuming all members contributing to all pension schemes receive full marginal rate tax relief on their contributions.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"><em> </em></ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">As noted in the publication, costs are subject to large revisions and have a particularly wide margin of error – reflecting the variety of sources of data (both administrative and survey) required to produce these estimates.</ins></p>
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:33:08.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:33:08.633Z
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less than 2019-10-08T12:38:27.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:38:27.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-28more like thisremove minimum value filter
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Low Pay more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of (1) employees, and (2) other workers, in the UK who earn less than the personal tax threshold in any one job; and of those, how many are (a) male, and (b) female. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL6742 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-09more like thismore than 2018-04-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Estimates of the number of individuals with earnings less than the Income Tax Personal Allowance in any one job are shown in the table below. The table relates to the 2015-16 tax year when the Personal Allowance was £10,600.</p><p> </p><p>The figures are for people employed and taxed through Pay As You Earn Income Tax and with self-employment income taxed through Self Assessment. Individuals included in the table may have had more than one job in the year where they earnt below the Personal Allowance. The figures also include individuals with an income above £10,600 in one job, but who also had at least one job with PAYE or self-employment earnings below £10,600 in 2015-16.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Individuals with earnings less than the Income Tax Personal Allowance in any one job, 2015-16 tax year (millions)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Employees <sup>(1)</sup></p></td><td><p>Self employed <sup>(2)(3)</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">8.34</del><ins class="ministerial">6.83</ins></p></td><td><p>2.11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">6.83</del><ins class="ministerial">8.34</ins></p></td><td><p>1.55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All</p></td><td><p>15.17</p></td><td><p>3.66</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes</p><ol><li><p>Based on Pay As You Earn data. The earnings definition used is the same as used in the publication, <em>UK Real Time Information, Experimental Statistics</em>.</p></li><li><p>The figures for self-employment income sources are based on the 2015-16 Survey of Personal</p><p>Incomes and consistent with information published in tables 3.9 and 3.10 of HMRC’s Personal Incomes statistics, tables 3.1 to 3.11.</p></li><li><p>Includes those who were trading but made a loss for the tax year.</p></li></ol><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-04-09T13:27:34.447Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-09T13:27:34.447Z
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less than 2018-06-28T16:24:54.473Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-28T16:24:54.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Treasury: Public Bodies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many contractors employed in (a) the Government Actuary's Department, (b) HM Revenue and Customs,(c) HM Treasury Group, (d) National Savings & Investments, (e) Office for National Statistics, (f) Royal Mint, and (g) Valuation Office Agency are paid £1,000 or more per day. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dundee West more like this
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Chris Law more like this
star this property uin 167300 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
unstar this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs<del class="ministerial"> currently</del> makes use of <del class="ministerial">2</del> <ins class="ministerial">one </ins>contractor<del class="ministerial">s</del> in that category. There are none being employed at the others.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T14:09:39.257Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T14:09:39.257Z
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less than 2018-09-10T13:27:53.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T13:27:53.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Law more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Bank Services: Small Businesses 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, if he will take steps to ensure that banks maintain records for longer than five years in response to possible legal actions on the mis-selling of (a) tailored business loans and (b) other financial products to small businesses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency City of Chester more like this
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Christian Matheson more like this
star this property uin 135910 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
unstar this property answer text <p>Oversight of banks’ <ins class="ministerial">record-keeping </ins>processes <ins class="ministerial">for regulated activities, certain related activities, and other ancillary services specifically covered under EU law </ins> <del class="ministerial">and redress schemes regarding the mis-selling of tailored business loans and other financial products to small businesses</del> is the responsibility of the operationally independent Financial Conduct Authority.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">For other activities, such as traditional commercial lending, including Tailored Business Loans, record keeping processes are not subject to FCA requirements and are therefore legal and commercial decisions for banks.</ins></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 2018-04-23T13:12:12.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-23T13:12:12.063Z
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less than 2018-06-15T13:21:14.197Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-15T13:21:14.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Christian Matheson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Children: Day Care more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many parents in Northern Ireland applied for tax free childcare in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 180155 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The table below provides the number of parents in Northern Ireland who have applied for Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) in each of the last three years. TFC was trialled in 2016 and launched in April 2017.</p><p>We are promoting the scheme across the UK, including a marketing campaign which launched on 10 September 2018, to increase awareness and take-up of Tax-Free Childcare.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Years</p></td><td><p>Total Number of Applications</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">1,039</del> <ins class="ministerial">1,044</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">2,093</del> <ins class="ministerial">1,301</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T14:22:46.413Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T14:22:46.413Z
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less than 2018-11-14T13:36:18.477Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T13:36:18.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Coinage 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the commemorative 50 pence coin to mark the UK's departure from the EU with the date of 29 March 2019 has been minted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 234738 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Currently, no commemorative coins to mark the UK’s departure from the<del class="ministerial"> UK</del> <ins class="ministerial">EU </ins>have been minted. However, as is standard procedure at The Royal Mint, a small number of trial coins have been produced. The production of trial coins does not incur any cost to the taxpayer. <ins class="ministerial">The commemorative 50 pence coin to mark the UK leaving the European Union will be made available following our departure.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-03-25T08:34:45.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T08:34:45.937Z
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less than 2019-03-27T11:27:10.063Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-27T11:27:10.063Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
1089493
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star this property date less than 2019-03-15more like thismore than 2019-03-15
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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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Coinage 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the commemorative 50 pence coin issued to mark the UK's departure from the EU has been minted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 233006 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
unstar this property answer text <p>Currently, no commemorative coins to mark the UK’s departure from the <del class="ministerial">UK</del> <ins class="ministerial">EU </ins>have been minted. However, as is standard procedure at The Royal Mint, a small number of trial coins have been produced. The production of trial coins does not incur any cost to the taxpayer.<ins class="ministerial"> The commemorative 50 pence coin to mark the UK leaving the European Union will be made available following our departure.</ins></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T17:00:04.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T17:00:04.883Z
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less than 2019-03-27T11:27:19.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-27T11:27:19.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Inheritance Tax 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of (a) the number of beneficiaries of the main residence nil rate band of Inheritance Tax exemption in 2018, (b) where those beneficiaries are located and (c) what is the average income of those beneficiaries was. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 223937 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-25more like thismore than 2019-02-25
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer that I gave on <ins class="ministerial">6 March</ins> <del class="ministerial">26 February</del> 2018 to the Hon. Member for Leeds West for the number of beneficiaries of the main residence nil rate band.</p><p> </p><p>Estimates of the location and average income of beneficiaries of the main residence nil rate band in 2018 are not readily available and could only be provided at a disproportionate cost.</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 2019-02-25T17:20:11.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-25T17:20:11.02Z
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less than 2019-03-19T13:21:59.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-19T13:21:59.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Productivity 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken to increase the productivity of the UK economy. 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 223249 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 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
unstar this property answer text <p>Autumn Budget announced the next steps we are taking to boost productivity. This includes increasing the National Productivity Investment Fund to more than £37bn to fund important investments in our infrastructure. We are also setting up the National Roads Fund which will provide vital improvements to our road network, piloting new approaches to rural fibre rollout, and supporting new technologies such as artificial intelligence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-02-22T13:43:02.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T13:43:02.483Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick 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 date less than 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
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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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Productivity more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of recent trends in economic productivity in 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 223482 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 2019-02-22more like thismore than 2019-02-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The only sustainable way to raise wages, boost living standards, and increase growth is to boost UK productivity.</p><p> </p><p>Since 2010 we have provided over half a trillion pounds in capital investment, increased investment in skills, and reduced taxes for businesses. At the Autumn Budget, we took further action to increase productivity.</p><p> </p><p>Productivity grew by 0.2% in the last quarter (Q4 2018) and is now 1.9% above its pre-crisis peak. Slow productivity growth since the crisis has not been a phenomenon exclusive to the UK, but across the G7.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-02-22T13:45:12.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-22T13:45:12.233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this