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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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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 Climate Change remove filter
unstar 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 his Department has made of the potential merits of imposing taxes on polluting goods to tackle climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Daniel Zeichner more like this
star this property uin 275212 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government has legislated to amend its long-term greenhouse gas emissions target to reach net zero by 2050.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has a number of policies in place to tax polluting goods in order to tackle climate change. These include the Carbon Price Support rate, a tax on fossil fuels used in power generation, and the Climate Change Levy, a tax on businesses’ consumption of gas, electricity and solid fuels.</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 2019-07-17T11:03:10.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T11:03:10.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Daniel Zeichner more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-13more 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 Climate Change remove filter
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019 to Question 261071, whether the Chancellor wrote to the Prime Minister on the cost of a net zero climate change policy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Test more like this
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Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
star this property uin 264291 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 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor is in regular contact with the Prime Minister on a range of issues.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is committed to tackling climate change and we are a world leader in clean growth. That is why last week the Government began to legislate for a net zero emissions target by 2050. The UK is the first major economy to put such a target in legislation.</p><p> </p><p>At the same time, the Chancellor has accepted the recommendation of the Committee on Climate Change to conduct a Review into the costs of decarbonisation. This will be the world’s first comprehensive review by a finance ministry into the costs of transitioning to a net zero economy. The Review will consider how to achieve this transition in a way that works for households, businesses and public finances, as well as the implications for UK competitiveness.</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 2019-06-18T15:20:00.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:20:00.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Alan Whitehead more like this