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100950
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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Primary Education: Admissions 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 Secretary of State for Education, what support her Department has given to primary schools to ensure that they can provide sufficient places. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Winchester more like this
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Steve Brine more like this
star this property uin 905650 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>We are investing £5 billion over this Parliament to support local authorities in their duty to secure sufficient school places for their area.</p><p> </p><p>This has already enabled local authorities to create 260,000 additional pupil places between May 2010 and May 2013, including 212,000 primary places, with more in the pipeline for September 2015.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T17:17:46.515802Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T17:17:46.515802Z
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
star this property tabling member
4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
100952
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Education more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: Admissions more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps she is taking to ensure there is an adequate number of school places; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham South more like this
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Lilian Greenwood more like this
star this property uin 905641 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 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
star this property answer text <p>260,000 additional school places have been created between May 2010 and May 2013. We are on track to meet the extra pressures for places across the country.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-10-27T17:15:11.8022919Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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1473
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws more like this
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4029
unstar this property label Biography information for Lilian Greenwood more like this
100109
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount that will be saved by the non-issuing of vehicle excise discs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 211358 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>It has been a long standing feature that Vehicle Excise Duty licences are issued from the first day of each month. Licensing on a date other than the first of the month would add administrative complexity and cost to the tax system.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As a consequence of the abolition of the tax disc, from 1 October 2014 there will be around 2.5 million motorists that will now receive automatic refunds upon selling their vehicle that would not have done so previously. The Tax Information and Impact Note published on 10 December 2013 estimated that the abolition of the tax disc would have no Exchequer revenue impact. We expect the revenue impact of the introduction of automatic refunds and the non-transferability of the vehicle licence to cancel each other out.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The administrative cost savings from the abolition of the tax disc are estimated to be £13.8m per year as set out in the Impact Assessment published by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) on 8 September 2014. These savings reflect the costs associated with producing, issuing and posting the tax disc.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
211359 more like this
211360 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:26:45.3946233Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:26:45.3946233Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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1200
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this
100110
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reason it is his Department's policy to collect vehicle excise duty from both the vendor and the purchaser of a motor vehicle for the full month in which that motor vehicle is sold. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 211359 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>It has been a long standing feature that Vehicle Excise Duty licences are issued from the first day of each month. Licensing on a date other than the first of the month would add administrative complexity and cost to the tax system.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As a consequence of the abolition of the tax disc, from 1 October 2014 there will be around 2.5 million motorists that will now receive automatic refunds upon selling their vehicle that would not have done so previously. The Tax Information and Impact Note published on 10 December 2013 estimated that the abolition of the tax disc would have no Exchequer revenue impact. We expect the revenue impact of the introduction of automatic refunds and the non-transferability of the vehicle licence to cancel each other out.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The administrative cost savings from the abolition of the tax disc are estimated to be £13.8m per year as set out in the Impact Assessment published by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) on 8 September 2014. These savings reflect the costs associated with producing, issuing and posting the tax disc.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
211358 more like this
211360 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:26:45.3106795Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:26:45.3106795Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
1200
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this
100111
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount of additional revenue will be raised by the recent change to the law that results in both the vendor and the purchaser of a motor vehicle paying vehicle excise duty on that vehicle for the whole month in which it is sold. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Yorkshire more like this
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Sir Greg Knight more like this
star this property uin 211360 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>It has been a long standing feature that Vehicle Excise Duty licences are issued from the first day of each month. Licensing on a date other than the first of the month would add administrative complexity and cost to the tax system.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As a consequence of the abolition of the tax disc, from 1 October 2014 there will be around 2.5 million motorists that will now receive automatic refunds upon selling their vehicle that would not have done so previously. The Tax Information and Impact Note published on 10 December 2013 estimated that the abolition of the tax disc would have no Exchequer revenue impact. We expect the revenue impact of the introduction of automatic refunds and the non-transferability of the vehicle licence to cancel each other out.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The administrative cost savings from the abolition of the tax disc are estimated to be £13.8m per year as set out in the Impact Assessment published by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) on 8 September 2014. These savings reflect the costs associated with producing, issuing and posting the tax disc.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
211358 more like this
211359 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:26:45.4957018Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:26:45.4957018Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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1200
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Greg Knight more like this
100081
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Export Finance 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 Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of successful applicants to the UK Export Finance line of credit facility have been small and medium-sized enterprises in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Ann McKechin more like this
star this property uin 211318 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 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answer text <p>Exporters do not apply for lines of credit. Lines of credit are umbrella buyer credit facilities put in place at the request of an overseas buyer to purchase goods and services from a number of UK exporters.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T16:00:10.3690713Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T16:00:10.3690713Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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1419
unstar this property label Biography information for Ann McKechin more like this
100082
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Export Finance 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 Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of successful applicants to the UK Export Finance direct lending facility have been small and medium-sized enterprises in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Ann McKechin more like this
star this property uin 211319 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>UK Export Finance’s direct lending facility was launched in 2013-14. It was recently amended to make it more readily accessible, and has recently completed its first deal.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:01:54.8171605Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:01:54.8171605Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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1419
unstar this property label Biography information for Ann McKechin more like this
100089
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Venture Capital more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has made of a potential equity gap in UK venture capital sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
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Nadhim Zahawi more like this
star this property uin 211212 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>I have asked the British Business Bank to publish its analysis of equity finance available to UK small business before the end of the year, which will include analysis on UK venture capital. The Department also published an economics paper in January 2012 on SME access to finance, which summarized the evidence at that time about the equity gap in UK venture capital. The paper is available at the following web address: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/32263/12-539-sme-access-external-finance.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/32263/12-539-sme-access-external-finance.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T11:00:19.9891919Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T11:00:19.9891919Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
100090
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking and is planning on taking to invest in training and apprenticeships in the UK steel industry given Tata Steel's recent announcement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 211386 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to a healthy and growing steel industry in the UK and as part of this we are supporting the development of skills in the sector.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We are funding over 100 postgraduate research students working on Tata projects, over 250 apprentices and directly offering over £2 million for direct training of staff.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To boost the pool of potential engineers, Government is making a series of interventions, including £30 million in funding for employers to bid for to address engineering skills shortages in sectors with specific needs and an £18 million investment in a new National College at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Total numbers of apprentices starting apprenticeships in the Engineering and Manufacturing Sector stood at 42,520 in 2009/10 which grew to 66,410 in 2012/13.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:19:42.7766263Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:19:42.7766263Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
100091
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is (a) taking and (b) planning to take to increase investment in the UK steel industry given Tata Steel's recent announcement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 211387 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills met the global head of Tata in India on 14th October, who re-affirmed his company's commitment to the British steel industry and to investing substantially in Port Talbot and strip steel.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Working within EU rules, we are implementing a £7billion package of measures to address energy costs including £3billion to compensate energy intensive businesses for the impact of policy costs in their electricity bills.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has offered just over £12.7 million in funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) for the £22 million Proving Factory, which specialises in the industrialisation and low-volume production of advanced propulsion systems to automotive standards. Tata Steel is a key partner in this project, which is already producing commercial products.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Rounds 1 to 5 of the RGF have supported 430 projects and programmes across England – allocating £2.9 billion of government support. We project this to deliver 573,000 jobs and £16 billion of private investment between now and the mid-2020s.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The 2014 Budget doubled the annual investment allowance to £500,000 until the end of 2015. Government has also cut corporation tax from 28% to 21% - it will fall to 20% next year, the joint lowest rate in the G20, making Britain one of the most attractive places to invest and do business.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:03:20.0471478Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:03:20.0471478Z
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4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
3914
unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this