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1136089
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the proposals announced by the Prime Minister since 23 May 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 911689 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has made a number of announcements since 23 May, including on modern slavery and mental health. Where announcements have additional costs in 2019/20, they will be funded from existing departmental budgets.</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 2019-07-02T12:45:19.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T12:45:19.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
1136090
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Economic Situation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment his Department has made of the short-term economic effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bethnal Green and Bow more like this
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Rushanara Ali more like this
star this property uin 911690 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government has prepared extensively for a range of Brexit scenarios.</p><p> </p><p>But even with these preparations, leaving with “No Deal” would entail significant disruption in the short term. And in the long-term, the government’s analysis shows clearly that regions, nations and sectors of the UK would have lower economic output compared to today’s arrangements.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T14:11:29.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T14:11:29.8Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4138
star this property label Biography information for Rushanara Ali more like this
1136091
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Economic Growth and Employment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What fiscal steps he is taking to increase (a) jobs and (b) economic growth. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Itchen more like this
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Royston Smith more like this
star this property uin 911691 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>We have worked hard to build a stronger, fairer economy – dealing with the deficit, helping people into work, and cutting taxes for people, families, and businesses.</p><p> </p><p>The economy has grown continuously for the past nine years, employment is currently at a record high, unemployment is currently at the joint lowest rate since 1975, and real wages are rising.</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 2019-07-02T15:23:45.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:23:45.697Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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4478
star this property label Biography information for Royston Smith more like this
1136092
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Personal Savings more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps he is taking to increase incentives for people to save. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency New Forest West more like this
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Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property uin 911692 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government has introduced a range of measures to support savers.</p><p>We have increased the amount of money that people can save into their ISAs each year to a record £20,000 and introduced a Personal Savings Allowance of up to £1,000 for basic rate taxpayers and up to £500 for higher rate taxpayers.</p><p>Thanks to these measures, over 95% of people with savings income pay no tax on that income.</p><p> </p><p>The new Help to Save scheme is supporting working families on low incomes to build up a rainy-day fund by offering a 50% bonus on up to £50 of monthly saving.</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 2019-07-02T14:13:36.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T14:13:36.56Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
1136093
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Digital Technology more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What fiscal steps he is taking to grow the digital economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
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Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 911693 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The UK's digital economy is thriving - growing ten times as fast as the wider economy - and we are pursuing a range of measures to reinforce its world-leading position. These include:</p><ul><li>Implementing a 10-year action plan to unlock over £20 billion to finance growth in innovative firms;</li><li>Committing a further £7 billion for research and development since 2016, with major investments in artificial intelligence and quantum technologies; and</li><li>Providing internationally competitive research and development tax reliefs to support investment.</li></ul><p>We are also embracing the opportunities presented by Distributed Ledger Technologies, including by:</p><ul><li>Investing over £10 million through Innovate UK and the research councils; and</li><li>Creating the £20 million GovTech Catalyst Fund, to explore technology-based solutions for public sector challenges.</li></ul> 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 2019-07-02T15:33:01.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T15:33:01.993Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property tabling member
4635
star this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes more like this
1135794
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Treasury more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Treasury: Iron and Steel more like this
star this property house id 1 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 Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether officials in his Department have had discussions with officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the UK Steel charter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 271384 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We have discussed the procurement of steel with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which has asked all government departments to consider guidance on steel procurement and to notify of any upcoming opportunities for industry.</p><p> </p><p>More broadly, the government is committed to supporting the steel sector to realise the broader commercial opportunities that are open to it. The Chancellor announced at the last Budget that we are establishing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – backed by up to £315 million of investment – to help businesses with high energy use (including steel companies) to cut their bills and transition UK industry to a low carbon future. We are also providing up to £66m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to help steel and other foundation industries develop radical new technologies.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 270375 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.777Z
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4320
star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property tabling member
4056
star this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1135485
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with the Electoral Commission on the potential disenfranchisement of EU citizens resident in the UK in the European Parliament elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Mohammad Yasin more like this
star this property uin 270809 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials meet frequently with external officials to discuss a wide range of electoral issues.</p><p>Details of external meetings by Ministers and Permanent Secretaries are published quarterly and are available on gov.uk.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270810 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T14:50:29.803Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T14:50:29.803Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
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4598
star this property label Biography information for Mohammad Yasin more like this
1135486
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading European Parliament: Elections more like this
star this property house id 1 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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, what discussions he has had with the European Commission about the potential disenfranchisement of EU citizens resident in the UK in the European Parliament elections. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bedford more like this
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Mohammad Yasin more like this
star this property uin 270810 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials meet frequently with external officials to discuss a wide range of electoral issues.</p><p>Details of external meetings by Ministers and Permanent Secretaries are published quarterly and are available on gov.uk.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Torbay more like this
star this property answering member printed Kevin Foster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270809 more like this
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less than 2019-07-02T14:50:29.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T14:50:29.847Z
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4451
star this property label Biography information for Kevin Foster more like this
star this property tabling member
4598
star this property label Biography information for Mohammad Yasin more like this
1135497
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Children 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 Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to ensure that the childcare element of universal credit is not an economic barrier to work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
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Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 270813 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that childcare costs can affect parents’ decisions to take up paid work or increase their working hours. We are committed to helping parents into work.</p><p> </p><p>To overcome this barrier to employment, Universal Credit claimants are able to claim up to 85 per cent of their childcare costs, compared to 70% on the legacy system. This can be claimed up to a month before starting a job, and can be worth up to £13,000 a year for families with two children.</p><p> </p><p>We recognise the difficulty that some claimants might have in paying upfront childcare costs. Where the initial month’s childcare costs may prevent a claimant from starting work, Jobcentres will use the Flexible Support Fund to help claimants in the first instance. This is a non-repayable award, which can be used to meet the upfront childcare costs to help support a claimant into work. For claimants who are in work and need help with upfront childcare costs, budgeting advances are available that can be used to cover the cost of paying upfront childcare costs or a deposit.</p><p> </p><p>We have piloted a more flexible approach to claimants reporting childcare costs, which will allow people, including lone parents, to be reimbursed for childcare when, with good reason, they are not able to provide evidence within their assessment period. We are now looking to implement this nationally.</p><p> </p><p>We have undertaken significant work to increase work coach awareness and understanding of the Universal Credit childcare offer through improved training and guidance and communications.</p><p> </p><p>The Universal Credit childcare policy also aligns with the wider government childcare offer, which includes free childcare hours and tax free childcare.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270814 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T12:18:32.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T12:18:32.95Z
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4423
star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
star this property tabling member
4510
star this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this
1135498
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Children 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 Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to find a long-term solution for upfront costs in childcare under universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dulwich and West Norwood more like this
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Helen Hayes more like this
star this property uin 270814 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that childcare costs can affect parents’ decisions to take up paid work or increase their working hours. We are committed to helping parents into work.</p><p> </p><p>To overcome this barrier to employment, Universal Credit claimants are able to claim up to 85 per cent of their childcare costs, compared to 70% on the legacy system. This can be claimed up to a month before starting a job, and can be worth up to £13,000 a year for families with two children.</p><p> </p><p>We recognise the difficulty that some claimants might have in paying upfront childcare costs. Where the initial month’s childcare costs may prevent a claimant from starting work, Jobcentres will use the Flexible Support Fund to help claimants in the first instance. This is a non-repayable award, which can be used to meet the upfront childcare costs to help support a claimant into work. For claimants who are in work and need help with upfront childcare costs, budgeting advances are available that can be used to cover the cost of paying upfront childcare costs or a deposit.</p><p> </p><p>We have piloted a more flexible approach to claimants reporting childcare costs, which will allow people, including lone parents, to be reimbursed for childcare when, with good reason, they are not able to provide evidence within their assessment period. We are now looking to implement this nationally.</p><p> </p><p>We have undertaken significant work to increase work coach awareness and understanding of the Universal Credit childcare offer through improved training and guidance and communications.</p><p> </p><p>The Universal Credit childcare policy also aligns with the wider government childcare offer, which includes free childcare hours and tax free childcare.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Colchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Will Quince more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270813 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T12:18:32.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T12:18:32.997Z
star this property answering member
4423
star this property label Biography information for Will Quince more like this
star this property tabling member
4510
star this property label Biography information for Helen Hayes more like this