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1138861
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Children: Day Care 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 recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of funding for the 30 hours' childcare policy for three- and four-year-olds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 277237 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The government recognizes how important an issue childcare is to families with young children. That is why we will be spending almost £6 billion a year on childcare support in 2019/20 – a record amount. This includes an initial allocation of around £3.5 billion for free childcare. Spending decisions beyond 2019/20 will be a matter for the Spending Review.</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 2019-07-18T08:23:08.653Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T08:23:08.653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1138909
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Personal Savings 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, if he will meet with (a) banks and (b) other financial institutions on recent reports of personal savings accounts with £170 billion and for which no interest is paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 277117 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors, including banks and other financial institutions, as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</a>.</p>Interest rates on savings accounts are set by the institution providing the account. As this is a commercial decision, the Government does not seek to intervene. If a customer is not content with the interest rate they receive, Government encourages them to shop around to find the best savings account for their needs.<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 2019-07-18T13:04:01.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:04:01.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1138962
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Child Benefit 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, if he will make an assessment of the equity of means-testing for child benefit in relation to couples in which one parent is entitled to child benefit and the other is not. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol North West more like this
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Darren Jones more like this
star this property uin 277264 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government introduced the High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC) from January 2013 to ensure that support is targeted at those who need it most. It applies to anyone with an individual income over £50,000, who claims Child Benefit or whose partner claims it. The charge increases gradually for taxpayers with incomes between £50,000 and £60,000.</p><p> </p>If total household income was taken into account, information on the incomes of everyone in each of the eight million households receiving Child Benefit would need to be collected and would effectively introduce a new means test. The Government’s approach withdraws Child Benefit from those on higher incomes, whilst having no impact on the majority of claimants. 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 2019-07-18T10:05:22.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T10:05:22.11Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Darren Jones more like this
1138429
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Older People and Vulnerable Adults more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that banks provide sufficient support to elderly and vulnerable customers to access their services. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 276248 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government believes that everyone, wherever they live and especially the most vulnerable, should have access to essential banking services. Since 2017, the Post Office has had an agreement with the main high street banks, which enables 99% of personal banking customers and 95% of SME banking customers to carry out their everyday banking at any one of their 11,500 branches across the UK. The Government has invested over £2bn in the Post Office since 2010 to protect and maintain the network.</p><p>The Government also believes that having a bank account is key to enabling people to manage their money on a day-to-day basis effectively, securely and confidently. The nine largest personal current account providers in the UK must offer basic bank accounts to customers who do not have a bank account or who are not eligible for a bank's standard current account.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 276249 more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1138430
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Older People and Vulnerable Adults more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that banking services are accessible to (a) elderly customers, (b) vulnerable customers and (c) customers without internet access. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 276249 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government believes that everyone, wherever they live and especially the most vulnerable, should have access to essential banking services. Since 2017, the Post Office has had an agreement with the main high street banks, which enables 99% of personal banking customers and 95% of SME banking customers to carry out their everyday banking at any one of their 11,500 branches across the UK. The Government has invested over £2bn in the Post Office since 2010 to protect and maintain the network.</p><p>The Government also believes that having a bank account is key to enabling people to manage their money on a day-to-day basis effectively, securely and confidently. The nine largest personal current account providers in the UK must offer basic bank accounts to customers who do not have a bank account or who are not eligible for a bank's standard current account.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 276248 more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T10:34:10.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4505
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
1138434
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 Tax Avoidance 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, how many people have been challenged by HMRC for promoting or facilitating tax avoidance schemes since 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 276210 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>HMRC are investigating over 100 promoters and others involved in avoidance. Since the formation of HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service on 1 April 2016, more than 20 individuals have been convicted for offences relating to arrangements which have been promoted and marketed as tax avoidance schemes. The majority of those convictions relate to promoters. Recently, six individuals were arrested on suspicion of promoting fraudulent arrangements to get around the loan 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 2019-07-16T14:43:53.813Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T14:43:53.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
1138435
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 Income Tax more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people received an end of year tax summary from HMRC in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 276211 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>Approximately 19.5 million customers received a paper Annual Tax Summary and approximately 10 million self-assessment customers received a digital version of the Annual Tax Summary in 2018/19 (for the year 2017/18).</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 2019-07-16T14:16:48.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T14:16:48.94Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
1138438
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 Infrastructure: Capital Investment 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, how many capital infrastructure projects have been completed as part of the Government’s National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 276213 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>Since 2010, over 4,900 public and private infrastructure projects have been successfully delivered.</p><p>In particular, since 2010, the government has earmarked 158 major projects as being of national significance and a priority, including 90 listed in the National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016-2021. IPA tracks and publishes the delivery progress of all 158 projects, publishing a National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline document each year. As reported in the current edition of the Pipeline, published in November 2018, the vast majority are being delivered, with 98% completed or on track to deliver.</p><p>In 2018 alone, over 400 infrastructure projects were completed and moved into operation across a number of sectors. In the North West, for example, these included major investments such as the Walney Extension wind farm capable of powering over 600,000 homes; 2km of new flood defences to protect thousands of homes in Rossall on the coast of Lancashire; and the UK’s first Proton Beam Therapy centre at Christie Hospital in Manchester.</p><p>But it is not just major projects such as these which are having a real impact on people’s lives. We are also delivering hundreds of smaller projects across the UK.</p>
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 2019-07-16T11:48:28.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T11:48:28.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4397
unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
1138444
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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: Staff 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, how many tax experts HMRC's Tax Capacity Building Unit and Tax Expert Unit has trained since 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
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Peter Dowd more like this
star this property uin 276219 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Capacity Building Unit, which subsumed the Tax Expert Unit on 1 April 2017, does not maintain records of the number of people trained in Low and Middle Income Countries. This is principally because:</p><ul><li>HMRC’s Capacity Building Unit delivers technical assistance through a broad range of methods beyond the delivery of training, including through sharing of advice and experience, workshops and mentoring.</li><li>HMRC often train other trainers, in order to spread awareness of best practice most efficiently. As a result the effect of HMRC training goes well beyond the number of people specifically involved.</li></ul> 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 2019-07-16T13:15:16.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T13:15:16.183Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
1138506
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Payments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the adequacy of checks undertaken to guarantee the accuracy of the payment of monies greater than £10,000 by HMRC to private citizens. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southend West more like this
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Sir David Amess more like this
star this property uin 276131 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>HMRC take care to ensure the accuracy of their payments to all their customers. Managers also make sure standards are set before an activity takes place and then conduct checks afterwards to ensure payments processes are properly designed and operating as intended.</p><p> </p><p>Finally, independent assurance over HMRC’s processes including payments is obtained from Internal Audit, the Audit &amp; Risk Committee and the National Audit Office as part of the third line of defence.</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 2019-07-16T14:23:58.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T14:23:58.167Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir David Amess more like this