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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Access to Work Programme 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, whether changes to Access to Work support are planned for staff employed by non-ministerial government departments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284252 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>Since 2006, employees of ministerial government departments have had their support funded directly by their Departments rather than through Access to Work, with the exception of Ministry of Defence employees working outside of London.</p><p> </p><p>Access to Work is an important enabler in the delivery of the Government’s pledge to see a million more disabled people into work. As leaders in disability employment, and Disability Confident Level 3 Leaders, government departments should not be reliant on external grants to provide the necessary support for their employees.</p><p> </p><p>We have consulted with Ministerial and Non-Ministerial government departments, as well as their arms lengths bodies, to understand what any change could mean. We are currently reviewing this information and considering options for the future.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T11:17:13.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T11:17:13.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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1142720
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Construction: Taxation 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, with reference to HMRC's Measuring Tax Gaps 2019 report, published on 20 June 2019, what estimate HMRC has made of the Construction Industry Scheme tax gap. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284243 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Non-compliance within the Construction Industry Scheme contributes to the overall tax gap estimates that HMRC publishes. However, HMRC do not make a disaggregated estimate of the tax gap related to the Construction Industry Scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:34:03.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:34:03.137Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1142719
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Construction: VAT 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 assessment has HMRC has made of its capacity to process the increased volume of VAT pre-credibility checks resulting from reverse charge for building and construction services which comes into effect on 1 October 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284241 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>HMRC has made an assessment of the increased number of repayment claims that may result from the introduction of the VAT reverse charge for building and construction services. Any additional repayment claims will form part of their existing risking processes. They will continue to monitor volumes of repayment claims resulting from this VAT reverse charge.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:48:52Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:48:52Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1122050
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: EU Law 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 the Government's ministerial equivalents and exemption directions in financial services for the (a) EU and (b) EEA, made on 11 April 2019 are a result of discussions with the EU on the EU's forthcoming equivalents and exemption directions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 245571 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The Equivalence Directions made with respect to EU-adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (EU IFRS) deliver a commitment made by HM Treasury in November 2018. In the explanatory information for the Draft Official Listing of Securities, Prospectus and Transparency (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, published in November 2018, HM Treasury signalled its intention, in a no-deal scenario, to issue an equivalence decision with respect to EU IFRS in time for Exit day. This will ensure that issuers of securities in European Economic Area (EEA) states can continue to use EU IFRS to prepare financial statements for Transparency Directive requirements, and for the purposes of preparing a prospectus under the Prospectus Directive.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury and the EU have decided to provide exemptions for central banks and certain public bodies under specific financial services regulations in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without an agreement. This decision, in the Exemption Directions made with respect to EU bodies, was taken as a result of an exchange of letters between HM Treasury and the EU Commission specifically on this matter in January 2019.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury and the EEA European Free Trade Association (EEA EFTA) countries of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have decided to provide exemptions for central banks and certain public bodies under specific financial services regulations in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without an agreement. This decision, in the Exemption Directions made with respect to EEA bodies, was taken as a result of an exchange of letters between HM Treasury and the EEA EFTA countries specifically on this matter in April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Both sets of exemptions are important for avoiding disruption to the financial services sector, and the businesses and individuals relying on it, in the event that the United Kingdom withdraws from the European Union without an agreement.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
245572 more like this
245573 more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T13:05:36.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T13:05:36.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1122055
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: EU Law 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, what discussions the Government has had with European Commission officials on the ministerial equivalents and exemption directions in financial services for the (a) EU and (b) EEA made on 11 April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 245572 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The Equivalence Directions made with respect to EU-adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (EU IFRS) deliver a commitment made by HM Treasury in November 2018. In the explanatory information for the Draft Official Listing of Securities, Prospectus and Transparency (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, published in November 2018, HM Treasury signalled its intention, in a no-deal scenario, to issue an equivalence decision with respect to EU IFRS in time for Exit day. This will ensure that issuers of securities in European Economic Area (EEA) states can continue to use EU IFRS to prepare financial statements for Transparency Directive requirements, and for the purposes of preparing a prospectus under the Prospectus Directive.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury and the EU have decided to provide exemptions for central banks and certain public bodies under specific financial services regulations in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without an agreement. This decision, in the Exemption Directions made with respect to EU bodies, was taken as a result of an exchange of letters between HM Treasury and the EU Commission specifically on this matter in January 2019.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury and the EEA European Free Trade Association (EEA EFTA) countries of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have decided to provide exemptions for central banks and certain public bodies under specific financial services regulations in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without an agreement. This decision, in the Exemption Directions made with respect to EEA bodies, was taken as a result of an exchange of letters between HM Treasury and the EEA EFTA countries specifically on this matter in April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Both sets of exemptions are important for avoiding disruption to the financial services sector, and the businesses and individuals relying on it, in the event that the United Kingdom withdraws from the European Union without an agreement.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
245571 more like this
245573 more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T13:05:36.803Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T13:05:36.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1122057
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: EU Law 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 Government received representations from the European Commission on the Government's ministerial equivalents and exemption directions in financial services for the EU and EEA, made on 11 April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 245573 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
star this property answer text <p>The Equivalence Directions made with respect to EU-adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (EU IFRS) deliver a commitment made by HM Treasury in November 2018. In the explanatory information for the Draft Official Listing of Securities, Prospectus and Transparency (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, published in November 2018, HM Treasury signalled its intention, in a no-deal scenario, to issue an equivalence decision with respect to EU IFRS in time for Exit day. This will ensure that issuers of securities in European Economic Area (EEA) states can continue to use EU IFRS to prepare financial statements for Transparency Directive requirements, and for the purposes of preparing a prospectus under the Prospectus Directive.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury and the EU have decided to provide exemptions for central banks and certain public bodies under specific financial services regulations in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without an agreement. This decision, in the Exemption Directions made with respect to EU bodies, was taken as a result of an exchange of letters between HM Treasury and the EU Commission specifically on this matter in January 2019.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury and the EEA European Free Trade Association (EEA EFTA) countries of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have decided to provide exemptions for central banks and certain public bodies under specific financial services regulations in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without an agreement. This decision, in the Exemption Directions made with respect to EEA bodies, was taken as a result of an exchange of letters between HM Treasury and the EEA EFTA countries specifically on this matter in April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Both sets of exemptions are important for avoiding disruption to the financial services sector, and the businesses and individuals relying on it, in the event that the United Kingdom withdraws from the European Union without an agreement.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
245571 more like this
245572 more like this
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less than 2019-04-25T13:05:36.85Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T13:05:36.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1142715
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
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star this property hansard heading Investment Income 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 reports he has received on the level of the practice of dividend arbitrage; and what steps he is taking to end dividend arbitrage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284235 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Financial Conduct Authority published requirements for firms relating to dividend arbitrage in Market Watch 52, along with a summary of the findings of a review of firms engaged in the practice. These requirements are designed to ensure that firms maintain effective systems and controls to ensure they are not used to facilitate market abuse, or are used for a purpose connected with financial crime.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is taking a leading role internationally in preventing the use of these practices for illicit purposes and I am working closely with the Financial Conduct Authority to ensure that these practices are not used to facilitate market abuse.</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 2019-09-09T11:31:16.427Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:31:16.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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1142701
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Overseas Loans: Registration 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 discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on establishing an Overseas Loan Transparency Register to ensure that people using UK law in loan contracts are not able to make secret loans to governments in the Global South. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284204 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor of the Exchequer has not discussed proposals to establish an “Overseas Loan Transparency Register” with the Secretary of State for International Development.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is concerned about the sustainability and transparency of loans to low income developing countries. Given the complex international nature of sovereign debt, we continue to believe that internationally-agreed approaches are the most effective way to promote sovereign debt transparency.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is working through the G20 to monitor an industry-led initiative by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) to improve the transparency of lending of private creditors. The work of the IIF was acknowledged by finance ministers in June at the G20 finance ministers’ summit in Fukuoka, and the UK government will be closely monitoring its progress.</p><p><strong> </strong></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 2019-09-09T11:46:52.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:46:52.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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178
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1142721
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
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star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs and UK Border Force: Staff 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, whether safety committees have been established to cover staff based at the inland pre-clearance Sites in (a) Hayes, and (b) Milton Keynes operated jointly by HMRC and UK Border Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284246 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>HMRC are committed to providing working environments that meet all health and safety requirements.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC have the appropriate Health and Safety Committees operating, covering the activities at both Hayes and Milton Keynes. Local representatives from HMRC, UK Border Force and the commercial contractor are present on these committees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:56:18.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:56:18.307Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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1142726
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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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
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Apprentices 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, with reference to page 50 of the HMRC Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19, how much was paid by HMRC to its apprenticeship training providers via its apprenticeship service account in each month since April 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hayes and Harlington more like this
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John McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 284263 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>During 2018-19, HMRC paid £8.7m as an employer by way of the Apprenticeship Levy. Table 1 below shows this amount, broken down by month.</p><p> </p><p>The English portion of the levy, along with government top ups is deposited into the HMRC Apprenticeship Digital Account.</p><p> </p><p>During the 2018-19 financial year, HMRC paid apprenticeship providers £3.3m via the Digital Account. Table 2 below shows this amount broken down by month.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1 – HMRC Apprenticeship Levy Payments 2018-19</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Month</p></td><td><p>Payment in £’s</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2018</p></td><td><p>695,687</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2018</p></td><td><p>715,685</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June 2018</p></td><td><p>711,049</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 2018</p></td><td><p>708,968</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August 2018</p></td><td><p>709,916</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2018</p></td><td><p>772,747</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2018</p></td><td><p>714,711</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November 2018</p></td><td><p>725,306</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December 2018</p></td><td><p>722,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January 2019</p></td><td><p>722,281</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 2019</p></td><td><p>726,552</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2019</p></td><td><p>737,762</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>8,663,064</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Table 2 – HMRC payments from the digital account to apprenticeship providers 2018-19</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Month</p></td><td><p>Paid to apprenticeship providers in £’s</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>April 2018</p></td><td><p>92,726</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2018</p></td><td><p>70,844</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>June 2018</p></td><td><p>161,592</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>July 2018</p></td><td><p>89,452</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>August 2018</p></td><td><p>132,839</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>September 2018</p></td><td><p>287,468</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>October 2018</p></td><td><p>260, 573</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>November 2018</p></td><td><p>575,602</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>December 2018</p></td><td><p>469,438</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>January 2019</p></td><td><p>291,594</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>February 2019</p></td><td><p>434,473</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>March 2019</p></td><td><p>482,244</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>3,348,395</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 284266 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:36:33.483Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:36:33.483Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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