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star this property date less than 2019-04-09more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 National Insurance Contributions: Tax Allowances more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what evaluation they have made of the proposal by the retailer Timpsons that national insurance holidays be introduced as an incentive for employers to take on former prisoners, armed forces veterans, or long-term unemployed individuals. more like this
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Lord Bird more like this
star this property uin HL15139 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has committed in its manifesto to introduce a National Insurance holiday for employers who take on:</p><p>- those who have committed a crime but who have repaid their debt to society;</p><p>- veterans;</p><p>- and those who have been unemployed for over a year.</p><p> </p><p>We will set out any changes as part of the annual fiscal event process, in the context of broader government work on employment support, and the wider public finances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-04-25T10:55:06.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-25T10:55:06.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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4564
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bird more like this
1121594
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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Bank Services: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the charges levied on customers by UK banks. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL15245 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 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The Treasury does not make assessments on the charges levied on customers by UK banks because in most circumstances fees and charges are commercial decisions for the bank.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-04-25T10:54:33.683Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
1122917
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star this property date less than 2019-04-24more like thismore than 2019-04-24
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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 Asset Life more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they, or the Financial Conduct Authority, are investigating the activities of Asset Life and the suitability of its directors. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL15308 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 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
unstar this property answer text <p>This question has been passed on to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA will reply directly to Lord Myners by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-08T12:55:24.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-08T12:55:24.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3869
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
1123292
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star this property date less than 2019-04-25more like thismore than 2019-04-25
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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 Bank Services more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of people who have no form of bank account in the UK and the additional costs such people incur to access certain goods and services. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL15348 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 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government takes financial inclusion very seriously and is working to ensure everyone can have access to useful and affordable financial services, including a bank account.</p><p> </p><p>The Treasury does not make assessments of the number of people who do not have a bank account or the additional costs that may be incurred. However, in 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority published the results of the Financial Lives Survey which found that 1.3 million UK adults were unbanked, i.e. have no current account or alternative e-money account.</p><p> </p><p>The Financial Lives Survey report contains further information on the characteristics of the unbanked. The report analyses survey results across the four nations of the UK, the nine regions of England, and by rural and urban areas. The FCA intend to repeat the Financial Lives Survey on a regular basis in future.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>However, the nine largest personal current account providers in the UK are legally required to offer fee-free basic bank accounts to customers who do not have a bank account or who are ineligible for a bank’s standard current account. Accounts have all the standard payment features such as Direct Debits and Standing Orders, though no overdraft or cheque book facilities. The Treasury’s December 2018 publication shows that in total there are nearly 7.5 million basic bank accounts open in the UK.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-09T10:37:58.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-09T10:37:58.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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4153
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
1123751
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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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 Import Duties more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what revenue they anticipate from a full year of the temporary tariff regime announced on 13 March; and how much they would expect to raise if there were no change in the current tariff regime. more like this
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Lord Lilley more like this
star this property uin HL15389 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
unstar this property answer text Under the current tariff regime, the independent Office for Budget Responsibility have forecast tariff revenue to be £3.5bn in 2019/20. In the event of a no deal it will not be possible to replicate our current trading arrangements. The yield raised from tariffs, under the temporary tariff regime, is likely to be highly sensitive to any behavioural response, wider economic conditions, and judgements on modelling assumptions taken by the Office for Budget Responsibility. It is therefore not possible to provide a firm estimate at this stage of a full year of the temporary tariff regime but in the event of no deal, the tariffs policy would be reflected in a future Office for Budget Responsibility fiscal forecast. more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-13T16:25:49.9Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:25:49.9Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lilley more like this
1123759
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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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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 Electronic Commerce: Tax Evasion more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 25 April, what was the value of stock belonging to third parties seized from 14 fulfilment houses by HMRC; whether that stock has been, or will be, destroyed; and if not, what they intend to do with that stock. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Lucas more like this
star this property uin HL15397 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 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p>HMRC does not record the values of goods seized from fulfilment houses. Goods have been seized where HMRC believes customs obligations have been contravened. This includes the inability of the fulfilment house to link the goods to an import declaration made to HMRC. Without this link, the value of the goods declared at import is unknown. HMRC will destroy all seized goods after an appropriate period of time has elapsed, unless the importer of the goods can demonstrate it is compliant.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-13T16:21:04.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:21:04.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lucas more like this
1124419
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star this property date less than 2019-05-01more like thismore than 2019-05-01
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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
star this property hansard heading London Capital and Finance: Insolvency more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Treasury ministers or officials have been in discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) about the establishment by the latter of an independent review into the FCA’s supervision of London Capital &amp; Finance; and why the terms of reference of the review and the identity of the independent reviewer have not yet been published. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
star this property uin HL15468 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 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government takes the failure of London Capital &amp; Finance (LCF) and its impact on consumers very seriously. The independent investigation will seek to better understand the circumstances around the collapse of LCF and make sure we are properly protecting those who invest their money in the future.</p><p>It is essential that the terms of the investigation are set in a way that ensures these objectives are met and take into account any issues arising from current regulatory and enforcement investigations. HM Treasury officials are working to develop these with the relevant bodies as a matter of priority. Further details on this investigation, including the appointment of the independent investigator, will be published shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-15T11:31:21.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T11:31:21.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3869
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
1124896
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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 Private Equity more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decline in private equity investments in UK companies due to Brexit uncertainty. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL15571 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
unstar this property answer text The government is confident that the UK will continue to represent an attractive place to do business, and be a world-leading, global financial centre for asset management, including Private Equity.<p> </p><p>Investment is crucial for the economic future of this country, and the government is committed to ensuring that businesses can access to the finance they need as we leave the EU. In April 2019, the government provided the British Business Bank with an additional £200m to invest in venture and growth capital in 2019/20.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2019-05-21T13:26:17.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:26:17.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1124897
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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 Electricity: VAT more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of revenue that has been raised in VAT and collected by HMRC from sales of electricity in each year since 1 April 2013 to date. more like this
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Lord Teverson more like this
star this property uin HL15572 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to the answer l gave on 25 April 2019 to Question HL15205[1].</p><p> </p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Lords/2019-04-10/HL15205/" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Lords/2019-04-10/HL15205/</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL15573 more like this
HL15574 more like this
HL15575 more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T13:38:52.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:38:52.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Teverson more like this
1124898
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star this property date less than 2019-05-07more like thismore than 2019-05-07
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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 Natural Gas: VAT more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the amount of revenue that has been raised in VAT and collected by HMRC from sales of gas in each year since 1 April 2013 to date. more like this
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Lord Teverson more like this
star this property uin HL15573 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 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to the answer l gave on 25 April 2019 to Question HL15205[1].</p><p> </p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Lords/2019-04-10/HL15205/" target="_blank">https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Lords/2019-04-10/HL15205/</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL15572 more like this
HL15574 more like this
HL15575 more like this
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less than 2019-05-21T13:38:52.733Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-21T13:38:52.733Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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3789
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Teverson more like this