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star this property answer date less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property date tabled less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
star this property ddp created less than 2019-04-08T23:16:49.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T23:16:49.727Z
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Treasury more like this
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less than 2019-04-08T23:43:45.096Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T23:43:45.096Z
less than 2019-04-12T16:13:04.861Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-12T16:13:04.861Z
star this property hansard heading Visas: Skilled Workers more like this
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star this property identifier 242081 more like this
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less than 2019-04-12T15:40:24.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-12T15:40:24.903Z
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the net fiscal effect on the public purse of the Government’s decision to increase the number of Tier 5 Exceptional Talent visas from 1,000 to 2,000. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 242081 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Treasury has not made an assessment of the net fiscal impact of increasing the number of Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visas available. In 2018, the number of Exceptional Talent Visas granted was within the previous quota.</p><p> </p><p>The increase in quota ensures that we have sufficient headroom in the Exceptional Talent route to continue to attract highly skilled people from across the globe; and is a demonstration of the Government’s commitment to ensuring that the UK remains a world-leader in the digital technology, science, arts and the creative sectors.</p> more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property answer date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property date tabled less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property ddp created less than 2019-06-06T16:59:04.470Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T16:59:04.470Z
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Treasury more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T17:08:48.668Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T17:08:48.668Z
less than 2019-06-14T08:18:01.865Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T08:18:01.865Z
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Taxation more like this
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star this property identifier 261178 more like this
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less than 2019-06-14T07:46:18.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T07:46:18.553Z
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much the UK FinTech industry paid the Exchequer in tax revenue in (a) 2017-18 and (b) 2016-17 financial years. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 261178 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) publishes annual statistics relating to income tax, VAT and corporation tax by industry (including the Financial and Insurance Activities Sector). However, HMRC cannot identify receipts from the UK FinTech industry specifically.</p><p> </p><p>For other taxes, industry-level information is not available.</p><p> </p><p>For business rates, the Ministry of Housing, Communities &amp; Local Government collects data only at local authority level and is unable to provide a breakdown by industry.</p> more like this
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star this property answer date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property date tabled less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property ddp created less than 2019-06-06T16:59:07.370Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T16:59:07.370Z
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Treasury more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T17:08:50.826Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T17:08:50.826Z
less than 2019-06-13T14:08:03.138Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T14:08:03.138Z
star this property hansard heading Bank Services: Standards more like this
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star this property identifier 261179 more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:36:10.54Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:36:10.54Z
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what key performance indicators his Department uses to assess the performance of Open Banking; and what recent assessment he has made of the performance of Open Banking. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 261179 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The independent Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) is responsible for assessing the performance of Open Banking, and HM Treasury’s view is informed by their assessment.</p><p> </p><p>The OBIE’s latest published assessment of Open Banking performance, made in March 2019, shows that in that month the average availability of Open Banking APIs was 97%, the average response time was 798 milliseconds, and that 38.2 million successful API calls had been made, representing over 97% of the total number of calls made to APIs.</p> more like this
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star this property answer date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property date tabled less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property ddp created less than 2019-06-06T16:59:09.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T16:59:09.727Z
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Treasury more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T17:09:47.759Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T17:09:47.759Z
less than 2019-06-13T14:12:01.893Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T14:12:01.893Z
star this property hansard heading Cryptocurrencies more like this
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star this property identifier 261180 more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:40:32.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:40:32.78Z
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of cryptocurrencies as a means of payment. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 261180 more like this
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unstar this property answer text The Government established the Cryptoassets Taskforce – comprised of HM Treasury, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England – in 2018 to explore the risks and potential benefits of cryptoassets and the underlying distributed ledger technology (DLT). The Taskforce’s final report<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup> concluded that benefits associated with the use of cryptoassets may arise in the future, but that the most immediate priorities for the authorities are to mitigate the risks posed by cryptoassets to consumers and markets, and to prevent the use of cryptoassets for illicit activity. As part of this, the Government will consult on its approach to cryptoassets this year. In addition, the authorities continue to encourage the responsible development of legitimate DLT and cryptoasset-related activity in the UK.<p> </p><p>[1] Full version of the report is available at: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/752070/cryptoassets_taskforce_final_report_final_web.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/752070/cryptoassets_taskforce_final_report_final_web.pdf</a></p>
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star this property answer date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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star this property ddp created less than 2019-09-25T18:46:11.190Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T18:46:11.190Z
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Department for Transport more like this
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less than 2019-09-25T19:09:38.862Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T19:09:38.862Z
less than 2019-10-01T15:03:07.124Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:03:07.124Z
star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T14:31:53.53Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:31:53.53Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to monitor projected changes in the environmental costs of a third runway at Heathrow airport. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 290917 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Airports National Policy Statement was designated as government policy in June 2018 following the overwhelming support of MPs, but the Government is clear that expansion cannot come at any cost.</p><p> </p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement includes strict requirements that must be met, covering a range of environmental impacts from water and soil quality to biodiversity and habitats. For example, permission will only be granted if an applicant for development consent can demonstrate that the scheme would not materially impact the UK’s ability to meet its carbon reduction targets and that, with mitigation, it would be compliant with legal obligations on air quality.</p><p> </p><p>In regard to noise, the development consent application must also include a detailed assessment of how proposed noise mitigations will deliver against the Airports National Policy Statement requirement to limit – and where possible reduce – the impact of aircraft noise compared to the 2013 baseline assessed by the Airports Commission.</p><p> </p><p>An applicant for development consent will need to produce a detailed assessment of all environmental impacts of their scheme, including a robust and effective package of mitigation measures. This will be assessed by the Planning Inspectorate during examination, with input from statutory consultees such as Natural England and the Environment Agency.</p><p> </p><p>Should development consent be granted, the Planning Inspectorate will recommend an enforcement regime – with appropriate monitoring and reporting – to ensure that the scheme meets it environmental obligations.</p>
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star this property answer date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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star this property ddp created less than 2019-09-25T18:46:42.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T18:46:42.237Z
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Department for Transport more like this
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less than 2019-09-25T19:10:04.219Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T19:10:04.219Z
less than 2019-10-01T13:47:02.440Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T13:47:02.440Z
star this property hansard heading London Airports: Construction more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T13:15:45.277Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T13:15:45.277Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the benefits of the construction of a second runway at Gatwick airport; and what comparative assessment he has made of those benefits with proposals to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Airports National Policy Statement, designated in June 2018 following the overwhelming support of MPs, sets out how a Northwest Runway at Heathrow Airport will address the United Kingdom's airport capacity needs and maintain the nation's status as a global aviation hub.</p><p> </p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement details how a Northwest Runway scheme at Heathrow delivers a greater breadth of benefits more quickly than a second runway at Gatwick Airport across a range of passenger, economic and environmental measures. The Airports National Policy Statement, and all accompanying documents – including extensive analysis, are available online at:<a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/airports-national-policy-statement" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/airports-national-policy-statement</a></p><p> </p> more like this
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star this property answer date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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star this property ddp created less than 2019-09-25T18:49:31.470Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T18:49:31.470Z
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Department for Transport more like this
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less than 2019-09-25T19:12:37.190Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T19:12:37.190Z
less than 2019-10-01T14:31:04.024Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:31:04.024Z
star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport: Carbon Emissions more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T13:59:05.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T13:59:05.437Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the implications of the expected increase in passenger numbers following the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport on the Government's target for net-zero emissions by 2050. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 290959 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that climate change is one of the most urgent and pressing challenges we face. Aviation needs to play its part in reaching net zero emissions and the Government is committed to setting a clear and appropriate level of ambition for the aviation sector.</p><p> </p><p>The Committee on Climate Change published its recommended approach to international aviation emissions on 24 September 2019. We are carefully considering this advice and we will respond to it when we publish a consultation on aviation and climate change shortly.</p><p> </p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement (ANPS) was designated as government policy in June 2018 following an overwhelming majority in the House of Commons, but the Government is clear that expansion cannot come at any cost.</p><p> </p><p>The ANPS includes strict environmental requirements that must be met. In regard to climate change, the ANPS requires an applicant for development consent to demonstrate that it would not materially impact the UK’s ability to meet its carbon reduction targets, or expansion will not be able to proceed.</p>
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star this property answer date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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star this property ddp created less than 2019-09-25T18:49:48.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T18:49:48.883Z
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Department for Transport more like this
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less than 2019-09-25T19:12:53.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T19:12:53.353Z
less than 2019-10-01T14:48:02.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:48:02.443Z
star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T14:16:06.03Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:16:06.03Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department has made an assessment of the long-term health effects of the construction of Heathrow Airport's proposed third runway on people living in the Thames Valley region (a) during and (b) after its construction. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for Transport carried out a Health Impact Analysis as part of the Appraisal of Sustainability to support the Airports National Policy Statement. The Health Impact Analysis identified impacts which could affect people’s health, including noise, air quality and socio-economic impacts.</p><p>The Government is clear that expansion cannot come at any cost and the Airports National Policy Statement sets out how any scheme promoter seeking to take forward an application for development consent is required to undertake a further project level Health Impact Assessment. Any application should propose measures which seek to maximise the health benefits of the scheme and mitigate any negative health impacts.</p><p>The Airports National Policy Statement, and all accompanying documents – including extensive analysis, are available online.</p> more like this
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star this property answer date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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star this property ddp created less than 2019-09-25T18:50:12.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T18:50:12.267Z
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Department for Transport more like this
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less than 2019-09-25T19:13:13.291Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-25T19:13:13.291Z
less than 2019-10-01T14:27:05.479Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T14:27:05.479Z
star this property hansard heading London Airports more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T13:55:36.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T13:55:36.407Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the cost of flights from (a) an expanded Gatwick Airport with a second runway and (b) an expanded Heathrow Airport with the proposed north-west runway. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 290968 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that expansion cannot come at any cost, and must be in the interest of the consumer.</p><p> </p><p>Fares are set by airlines after taking a wide range of factors into account, but it is the Government’s expectation that increased airline competition following expansion would help increase choice and reduce fares for passengers.</p><p> </p><p>Heathrow Airport Limited has committed to delivering expansion while keeping airport charges at close to 2016 levels in real terms. In its most recent assessment of affordability, the CAA stated that there are plausible scenarios in which this can be delivered. Government and the CAA will continue to hold industry to account to deliver expansion that is in the best interest of the consumer. The CAA has confirmed that this could include a small increase in airport charges if this were required to unlock the wider consumer benefits of expansion.</p><p> </p><p>In its Final Report, the Airports Commission also noted that the analysis it had commissioned suggested that expansion of either Heathrow or Gatwick would deliver competition benefits and that fares would be likely to remain unaffected or even to fall, even after an increase in airport charges. Competition benefits could be even greater for expansion at Heathrow, given the significant pent up demand at that airport.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has not conducted an assessment of Gatwick Airport Limited’s latest plans, on the basis that it will be for Gatwick Airport to prepare an economic case for any proposal, which the Planning Inspectorate would examine through the development consent process.</p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect of the proposed north-west runway at Heathrow airport will have on the price of commercial passenger flights in the south-east. more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is clear that expansion cannot come at any cost, and must be in the interest of the consumer.</p><p> </p><p>Fares are set by airlines after taking a wide range of factors into account, but it is the Government’s expectation that increased airline competition following expansion would help increase choice and reduce fares for passengers.</p><p> </p><p>Heathrow Airport Limited has committed to delivering expansion while keeping airport charges at close to 2016 levels in real terms. In its most recent assessment of affordability, the CAA stated that there are plausible scenarios in which this can be delivered. Government and the CAA will continue to hold industry to account to deliver expansion that is in the best interest of the consumer. The CAA has confirmed that this could include a small increase in airport charges if this were required to unlock the wider consumer benefits of expansion.</p><p> </p><p>In its Final Report, the Airports Commission also noted that the analysis it had commissioned suggested that expansion of either Heathrow or Gatwick would deliver competition benefits and that fares would be likely to remain unaffected or even to fall, even after an increase in airport charges. Competition benefits could be even greater for expansion at Heathrow, given the significant pent up demand at that airport.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has not conducted an assessment of Gatwick Airport Limited’s latest plans, on the basis that it will be for Gatwick Airport to prepare an economic case for any proposal, which the Planning Inspectorate would examine through the development consent process.</p>
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