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star this property date less than 2017-02-08more like thismore than 2017-02-08
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Lloyds Banking Group more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reasons the public offer of shares in Lloyds Banking Group was cancelled. 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 63555 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-02-23
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Honourable Member to the Written Ministerial Statement made by the Chancellor to the House in October 2016 concerning the Government’s shareholding in Lloyds which he may find useful.</p><p> </p><p>(<a href="https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2016-10-10/debates/1610102000012/LloydsBankingGroupGovernmentShares?highlight=lloyds%20bank#contribution-3A623DFD-7653-4A00-B93C-3F8E9A05CAB9" target="_blank">https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2016-10-10/debates/1610102000012/LloydsBankingGroupGovernmentShares?highlight=lloyds%20bank#contribution-3A623DFD-7653-4A00-B93C-3F8E9A05CAB9</a>)</p><p> </p><p>I should also clarify that retail investors, like any other investor, remain able to buy shares in Lloyds by purchasing shares via a stockbroker.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
star this property answering member printed Simon Kirby more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 63554 more like this
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less than 2017-02-23T14:08:31.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-23T14:08:31.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
389733
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Child Tax Credit more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how he plans to take into account children from previous relationships in limiting child tax credit entitlement to two children per family. 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 7165 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>As announced at Summer Budget, families will no longer be able to claim additional support through Child Tax Credit for third or subsequent children in a family where the child is born after April 2017.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Children from previous relationships will continue to receive the Child Element in Child Tax Credit if they were born before April 2017 if the new household is eligible for Child Tax Credit.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T15:23:02.513Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T15:23:02.513Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
387439
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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HM 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 Non-governmental Organisations more like this
unstar 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people made donations of paper or other artefacts to non-governmental bodies in lieu of tax in each of the last two financial year for which records are available. 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 5447 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-10more like thismore than 2015-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The detailed information requested is not available.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
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less than 2015-07-10T10:57:55.003Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-10T10:57:55.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
679094
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: West Lothian more like this
unstar 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if Ministers of his Department will meet with local elected representatives and other key stakeholders in Bathgate to discuss the potential effect of proposals to relocate jobs to regional centres on the local communities affected. 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 61842 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Officials meet regularly with stakeholders to discuss a wide range of matters, including HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC’s) regional transformation plans. In addition, Ministers have discussed this issue with elected representatives.</p><p>The decision to move to regional centres is part of the wider Government strategy to develop Government hubs. For HMRC this includes consolidating 170 offices, many ageing and in poor condition, across the UK into thirteen new regional centres, four specialist sites and a base at 100 Parliament Street. This will help to maximise flexibility, collaboration and customer service while reducing costs to the taxpayer.</p><p>HMRC’s internal management information indicates that the vast majority of staff in West Lothian will be within reasonable travelling distance of the Regional Centre. HMRC will conduct one to one meetings with staff about a year in advance of the move to discuss their personal circumstances, whether or not they can move and what more can be done to support them. One to one meetings are held at this time to ensure that the most up to date information on the specific location of the Regional Centre is available to allow decisions to be made.</p><p>HMRC will support staff moving to the new Regional Centre by helping them with a contribution to additional travel costs, for three years for staff within reasonable daily travel and five years for those who live outside reasonable daily travel, after the move. For any staff who are unable to move, HMRC will look at redeployment options. This will include helping staff to find another role within the Department, or if necessary in other government departments. It is HMRC’s desire to retain as many existing staff as possible within the Department. Exit packages will only be considered when it is established that moving office or redeployment is not an option.</p><p>HMRC expects that travel support for staff moving to Edinburgh from Bathgate and Livingstone will cost approximately £2 million over a five year period. The estimated exit costs are expected to be approximately £1.45 million.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
61840 more like this
61841 more like this
61843 more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T14:29:56.88Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T14:29:56.88Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-15more like thismore than 2016-09-15
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Fuels: Taxation more like this
unstar 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that taxes are displayed on fuel purchase receipts. 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 46614 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-14more like thismore than 2016-10-14
star this property answer text <p>There is no legislative framework for purchase receipts, which are simply an acknowledgment of payment. There is VAT legislation on when an invoice must be provided. This states that VAT-registered businesses are only obliged to provide invoices to other VAT-registered businesses. Expanding the information that must be provided on VAT invoices to cover other taxes and duties, or requiring invoices to be provided to private motorists as well as businesses, would increase administrative burdens for retailers. The Government therefore has no plans to implement this proposal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2016-10-14T09:30:55.467Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-14T09:30:55.467Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
389735
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will estimate the number of children living in a household that includes at least one person with a disability and which is likely to be affected by his proposal to restrict tax credit entitlement. 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 7167 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to tax credits and Universal Credit which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. The Government wants to move from a low wage, high tax, and high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax, and lower welfare society. That means more emphasis on supporting hardworking families on low incomes by reducing income tax through increases in the personal allowance and increasing wages, than on topping up low wages through tax credits.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Reforms announced at the Summer Budget do not affect a family’s eligibility to the any of the disability elements in tax credits (both child and adult). The uprating of the disability elements is also exempt from the four year working age benefit freeze; these elements will continue to rise in line with inflation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes information on the number of families benefitting from the disability elements. The most recent available data is for 2013/14 and can be found here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/child-and-working-tax-credits-statistics-finalised-annual-awards-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p>Details on the number of families benefitting from the receipt of these elements, as well as the number of children in these families, is shown in Table 3.3 – 3.6.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of families benefitting from eligibility to the disabled worker element is also broken down geographically in Table 2 of a separate publication here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credits-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to-2014</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7166 more like this
7168 more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.56Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T15:35:14.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-09more like thismore than 2016-03-09
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Transport: Finance more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will increase funding for local roads and Government support for local bus services. 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 30482 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-17more like thismore than 2016-03-17
star this property answer text <p>The government set out its plans for funding for local roads and bus services in England, in the Spending Review 2015. Funding for these matters is devolved in Scotland.</p><p> </p><p>The government is providing nearly £5 billion of funding for local roads maintenance in England during this Spending Review period, a £300 million increase compared to the previous Parliament. This is in addition to a planned £15 billion upgrade to England’s motorways and major A roads, the largest investment in a generation.</p><p> </p><p>On buses, the government provided £250 million last year to bus operators in England through the Bus Service Operators Grant, and has committed to continue providing this support. And we remain committed to funding almost £1 billion of local authority spending on the concessionary travel entitlement every year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2016-03-17T13:17:36.913Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-17T13:17:36.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits: Scotland more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an estimate of the total reduction in credits to households in Scotland that will arise in the next financial year as a result of measures announced in the Summer Budget 2015. 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 7595 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government is making changes to Tax Credits and Universal Credit which will help put welfare spending on a more sustainable path. That means more emphasis on support to hardworking families on low incomes by reducing income tax through increases in the personal allowance and increasing wages, than on topping up low wages through tax credits.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>HMT has published distributional analysis information on the impact of the Summer Budget 2015 tax credit measures on households. This information can be found here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443229/PU1822_Distributional_Analysis.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443229/PU1822_Distributional_Analysis.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The government is focusing the tax credits system on those who need it most. Prior to 2010, 9 out of 10 families with children in the UK were eligible for tax credits The measures announced in the Summer Budget 2015 will result in 5 out of 10 UK families being eligible for tax credits support.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The number of affected households and total reduction in credits to households in Scotland is not available.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC publishes information on families’ tax credit award within Scotland. The most recent available data is for 2013-14 and can be found here on gov.uk.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
7652 more like this
7732 more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T15:59:59.667Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T15:59:59.667Z
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3969
star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
679092
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: West Lothian more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to ensure that HM Revenue and Customs immediately initiate the 1-2-1 redeployment consultation process for all staff working in its West Lothian offices to ensure that that process reflects ongoing dialogue between each worker and their manager. 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 61840 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Officials meet regularly with stakeholders to discuss a wide range of matters, including HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC’s) regional transformation plans. In addition, Ministers have discussed this issue with elected representatives.</p><p>The decision to move to regional centres is part of the wider Government strategy to develop Government hubs. For HMRC this includes consolidating 170 offices, many ageing and in poor condition, across the UK into thirteen new regional centres, four specialist sites and a base at 100 Parliament Street. This will help to maximise flexibility, collaboration and customer service while reducing costs to the taxpayer.</p><p>HMRC’s internal management information indicates that the vast majority of staff in West Lothian will be within reasonable travelling distance of the Regional Centre. HMRC will conduct one to one meetings with staff about a year in advance of the move to discuss their personal circumstances, whether or not they can move and what more can be done to support them. One to one meetings are held at this time to ensure that the most up to date information on the specific location of the Regional Centre is available to allow decisions to be made.</p><p>HMRC will support staff moving to the new Regional Centre by helping them with a contribution to additional travel costs, for three years for staff within reasonable daily travel and five years for those who live outside reasonable daily travel, after the move. For any staff who are unable to move, HMRC will look at redeployment options. This will include helping staff to find another role within the Department, or if necessary in other government departments. It is HMRC’s desire to retain as many existing staff as possible within the Department. Exit packages will only be considered when it is established that moving office or redeployment is not an option.</p><p>HMRC expects that travel support for staff moving to Edinburgh from Bathgate and Livingstone will cost approximately £2 million over a five year period. The estimated exit costs are expected to be approximately £1.45 million.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
61841 more like this
61842 more like this
61843 more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T14:29:56.74Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T14:29:56.74Z
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3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
668858
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-06more like thismore than 2017-01-06
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling more like this
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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2016 to Question 56889, what the timescale is for the text of the World Health Organisation Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products to be laid before Parliament as a Command Paper. 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 58873 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
star this property answer text <p>Subject to Parliamentary approval of the relevant provisions in Finance Billl 2017, the text of the World Health Organisation Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products will be laid before Parliament as a Command Paper with an Explanatory Memorandum. The current plans are to do this within 8 weeks of Royal Assent. Providing Parliament does not resolve against ratification the UK can then begin the formal ratification process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2017-01-16T16:24:35.747Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-16T16:24:35.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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4488
star this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this