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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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 Children: Maintenance 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 Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 5 September 2019 to Question 285165 on Children: Maintenance, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of devolving the calculation of child maintenance liabilities to Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 292298 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>Child Maintenance remains a power that is reserved at Westminster and no formal assessment has been made of the potential merits of devolving the calculation of liabilities to Scotland. It is important that the rules used to calculate a child maintenance liability are applied consistently to avoid the complexities for clients that would result from applying different rules to different parts of the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Eastleigh more like this
star this property answering member printed Mims Davies more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T13:46:24.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T13:46:24.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mims Davies more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1143748
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 Employment: Taxation 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, how many contractors will be affected by the roll out of IR35 in Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 285368 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The off-payroll working rules (sometimes known as IR35) have been in place since 2000. They ensure that individuals working like employees pay broadly the same amount of tax and NICs, regardless of the structure they work through. They do not affect the self-employed.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017 the Government reformed the way the rules operate in the public sector to address widespread non-compliance. This shifted responsibility for determining whether the rules apply from contractors to the bodies that engage them. Evidence shows that compliance is improving without reducing the flexibility of the labour market.</p><p> </p><p>Budget 2018 announced that the reform would be extended to all sectors, but not until April 2020 in order to provide more time for businesses to prepare. Small businesses have been excluded from the scope of the reform.</p><p> </p><p>The change will improve compliance with the existing rules. Those who are compliant will feel little impact.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has consulted extensively on the reform. HMRC have published guidance on how businesses can prepare ahead of April 2020, and is rolling out an education and support programme to help organisations make the right decisions.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the number of people within scope of the off-payroll working rules is not held at constituency or regional level.</p>
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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285136 more like this
285369 more like this
285370 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:54:04.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:54:04.837Z
unstar this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1150489
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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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 Energy: VAT 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, if he will extend the eligibility for the reduced rate of VAT for energy-saving materials to (a) charities, (b) community groups, (c) public bodies and (d) social enterprises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 1739 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 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>In 2015 a Court of Justice of the European Union decision said that the scope of the UK’s VAT relief on energy saving materials was too wide.</p><p>Following discussions with the European Commission, the Government has maintained the reduced rate of VAT for certain energy saving materials for people who are aged 60 or over or in receipt of certain benefits, and for housing associations or certain residential buildings, such as children’s homes or care homes.</p><p> </p><p>In all other cases, the reduced rate will still apply unless the value of the materials exceeds 60% of the total cost of installation. In such cases the reduced rate will apply to the labour costs of installation.</p><p> </p><p>There may be flexibility to amend VAT rules in the future, but while the UK is a member of the EU it is required to comply with EU VAT rules.</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 2019-10-25T13:25:55.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T13:25:55.547Z
unstar this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1150488
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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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 Energy: VAT 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, if he will make an assessment of the effect of changes to the reduced rate of VAT for energy-saving materials on the rate of uptake of those materials. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 1738 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 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>Around 1,500 future installations of solar panels, energy-saving boilers and wind turbines are expected to be affected annually, plus some other smaller scale items, by the changes to the VAT rules for energy-saving materials. This represents less than 5 per cent of the value of all installations currently eligible for the reduced rated.</p><p> </p><p>It is anticipated that these changes will have a negligible impact on the environment.</p><p> </p><p>A Tax Information and Impact Note was published by HMRC on GOV.UK on 10 July 2019.</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 2019-10-25T13:16:43.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T13:16:43.3Z
unstar this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1143750
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 Employment: Taxation 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, if he will meet with the hon. Member for Linlithgow and East Falkirk on the effect of the IR35 tax reforms on the personal finances of the flexible workforce living in Linlithgow and East Falkirk constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 285369 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The off-payroll working rules (sometimes known as IR35) have been in place since 2000. They ensure that individuals working like employees pay broadly the same amount of tax and NICs, regardless of the structure they work through. They do not affect the self-employed.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017 the Government reformed the way the rules operate in the public sector to address widespread non-compliance. This shifted responsibility for determining whether the rules apply from contractors to the bodies that engage them. Evidence shows that compliance is improving without reducing the flexibility of the labour market.</p><p> </p><p>Budget 2018 announced that the reform would be extended to all sectors, but not until April 2020 in order to provide more time for businesses to prepare. Small businesses have been excluded from the scope of the reform.</p><p> </p><p>The change will improve compliance with the existing rules. Those who are compliant will feel little impact.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has consulted extensively on the reform. HMRC have published guidance on how businesses can prepare ahead of April 2020, and is rolling out an education and support programme to help organisations make the right decisions.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the number of people within scope of the off-payroll working rules is not held at constituency or regional level.</p>
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
285136 more like this
285368 more like this
285370 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:54:04.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:54:04.883Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1141830
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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 Tobacco: Smuggling 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, if his Department will collect data on illicit tobacco seizures of less than 100,000 cigarettes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 281815 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>HMRC currently collects data from all illicit tobacco seizures. Details of total volumes seized are published on an annual basis in the ‘Corporate Report: Outputs for tackling tobacco smuggling’. This can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-tobacco-smuggling-2013-to-2014-outputs/outputs-for-april-2018-to-march-2019#cigarette-seizures" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tackling-tobacco-smuggling-2013-to-2014-outputs/outputs-for-april-2018-to-march-2019#cigarette-seizures</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T08:00:53.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T08:00:53.44Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1167174
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Revenue and Customs: Staff 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 (a) financial and (b) other support the Government plans to provide to staff made redundant by HMRC at Easter Inch Steading, Bathgate, to help them obtain alternative employment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7188 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>HMRC expect the majority of staff in Bathgate (Pyramids Business Centre) to relocate to the Edinburgh Regional Centre when the office closes in September 2020. One-to-one meetings between staff and managers, to discuss personal circumstances and support packages tailored to individual needs, commenced in September 2019 and are still in progress. The precise number of staff who can transfer will be known when the outcomes of these meetings have been collated.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC will support people who are unable to move to work through all possible options, including helping them to find another role and offering advice and training on applying for jobs. HMRC have regular conversations with the Scottish Government and have a close working relationship with the Department for Work and Pensions in the West Lothian area. HMRC will continue to scope redeployment opportunities for their staff, using a simplified application process where possible.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC are committed to supporting their people and in July 2019 HMRC published a People and Equality Impact Assessment: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/817787/People_and_Equality_Impact_Assessment_-_Locations_Programme__2019_.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/817787/People_and_Equality_Impact_Assessment_-_Locations_Programme__2019_.pdf</a>. The document sets out the actions HMRC are taking across the UK to minimise the impacts on their people.</p>
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 7187 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T08:35:36.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T08:35:36.767Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1167173
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 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, what estimate he has made of the number of HMRC staff employed at Easter Inch Steading, Bathgate, that will transfer to the UK Government Hub in Edinburgh; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 7187 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>HMRC expect the majority of staff in Bathgate (Pyramids Business Centre) to relocate to the Edinburgh Regional Centre when the office closes in September 2020. One-to-one meetings between staff and managers, to discuss personal circumstances and support packages tailored to individual needs, commenced in September 2019 and are still in progress. The precise number of staff who can transfer will be known when the outcomes of these meetings have been collated.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC will support people who are unable to move to work through all possible options, including helping them to find another role and offering advice and training on applying for jobs. HMRC have regular conversations with the Scottish Government and have a close working relationship with the Department for Work and Pensions in the West Lothian area. HMRC will continue to scope redeployment opportunities for their staff, using a simplified application process where possible.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC are committed to supporting their people and in July 2019 HMRC published a People and Equality Impact Assessment: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/817787/People_and_Equality_Impact_Assessment_-_Locations_Programme__2019_.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/817787/People_and_Equality_Impact_Assessment_-_Locations_Programme__2019_.pdf</a>. The document sets out the actions HMRC are taking across the UK to minimise the impacts on their people.</p>
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 7188 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T08:35:36.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T08:35:36.717Z
unstar this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1143749
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 Employment: Taxation 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 estimate his Department has made of the number of contractors who will have to cease economic activities after the roll-out of IR35. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 285136 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The off-payroll working rules (sometimes known as IR35) have been in place since 2000. They ensure that individuals working like employees pay broadly the same amount of tax and NICs, regardless of the structure they work through. They do not affect the self-employed.</p><p> </p><p>In 2017 the Government reformed the way the rules operate in the public sector to address widespread non-compliance. This shifted responsibility for determining whether the rules apply from contractors to the bodies that engage them. Evidence shows that compliance is improving without reducing the flexibility of the labour market.</p><p> </p><p>Budget 2018 announced that the reform would be extended to all sectors, but not until April 2020 in order to provide more time for businesses to prepare. Small businesses have been excluded from the scope of the reform.</p><p> </p><p>The change will improve compliance with the existing rules. Those who are compliant will feel little impact.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has consulted extensively on the reform. HMRC have published guidance on how businesses can prepare ahead of April 2020, and is rolling out an education and support programme to help organisations make the right decisions.</p><p> </p><p>Information on the number of people within scope of the off-payroll working rules is not held at constituency or regional level.</p>
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
285368 more like this
285369 more like this
285370 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:54:04.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:54:04.787Z
unstar this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1141829
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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 Tobacco more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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 information his Department (a) collects and (b) publishes on (i) tobacco sales, (ii) profits, (iii) marketing and (iv) research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk remove filter
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 281814 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text HM Treasury does not collect data on tobacco sales, profits, marketing or research. HM Revenue &amp; Customs does collect those financial records necessary to establish tax liabilities of individual tobacco companies and retailers. Any financial data collected for this purpose is subject to taxpayer confidentiality and not published by HMRC. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T07:51:36.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T07:51:36.107Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this