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1136664
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Redundancy Pay: Public Sector 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, whether the Government has made an assessment of the effect of restricting exit payments in the public sector on the pensions of staff employed by local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 272907 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
272902 more like this
272903 more like this
272904 more like this
272905 more like this
272906 more like this
272908 more like this
272909 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.553Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1136667
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Redundancy Pay: Public Sector 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 steps he is taking to ensure that long-service public sector workers on lower pay scales are not inequitably affected by the restriction on exit payments in the public sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 272908 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
272902 more like this
272903 more like this
272904 more like this
272905 more like this
272906 more like this
272907 more like this
272909 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.617Z
unstar this property answering member
4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1136699
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Children: Day Care 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 discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on the potential merits of the Government providing upfront financial support for childcare to parents claiming universal credit. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 272776 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Chancellor has regular discussions with his Cabinet colleagues on a range of topics.</p><p> </p><p>The government is committed to helping parents into work, and recognises that childcare costs can affect their decisions to take up work or increase their hours. That is why we are spending almost £6 billion in 2019-20 on childcare.</p><p> </p><p>Universal Credit claimants are able to claim up to 85% of their childcare costs, compared to 70% under the legacy benefit system. This can be claimed up to a month before starting a job, and is worth up to £13,000 a year for a family with two children. Where claimants face difficulty in paying their costs upfront, Jobcentres will use the Flexible Support Fund, which is a non-repayable award. Budgeting advances are also available for those already in work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
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less than 2019-07-08T09:17:59.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T09:17:59.543Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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1436
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1136709
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Redundancy Pay: Public Sector 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 comparative assessment the Government has undertaken on the restriction of exit payments on public sector staff in (a) local authorities, (b) the Civil Service (c) the NHS, (d) the armed forces and (e) police forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 272909 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
272902 more like this
272903 more like this
272904 more like this
272905 more like this
272906 more like this
272907 more like this
272908 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.68Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4523
unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1136089
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Public Expenditure 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 What estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the proposals announced by the Prime Minister since 23 May 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 911689 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 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister has made a number of announcements since 23 May, including on modern slavery and mental health. Where announcements have additional costs in 2019/20, they will be funded from existing departmental budgets.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
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less than 2019-07-02T12:45:19.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-02T12:45:19.793Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
1136223
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Public Expenditure: Scotland 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, with reference to UK Government spending on the 2022 Commonwealth Games, what comparability percentage will be applied for the purpose of the Barnett formula. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Paisley and Renfrewshire North more like this
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Gavin Newlands more like this
star this property uin 272191 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 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government contribution to the 2022 Commonwealth Games budget is subject to the Barnett Formula, which HM Treasury will apply in the normal way. The Treasury will work with the devolved administrations to update and publish comparability factors in a revised Statement of Funding Policy alongside the next 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 remove filter
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less than 2019-07-09T07:24:55.89Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-09T07:24:55.89Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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4420
unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Newlands more like this
1136300
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-02more like thismore than 2019-07-02
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Dementia: Social Services 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 recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of social care funding for people living with dementia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
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Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 272256 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 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>Dementia care is supported by both NHS and adult social care finding. As part of the NHS’s cash increase of £33.9bn a year by 2023-24 and outlined in their long-term plan, the NHS will provide better support for people with dementia through a more active focus on supporting people in the community. And over three years (2017-18 to 2019-20) we have given councils access to up to around £10bn more dedicated funding for adult social care.</p>The Spending Review represents an opportunity to consider public spending priorities in the round, and the Treasury will be working closely with departments on funding issues, and with a renewed focus on delivering outcomes. more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
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less than 2019-07-04T11:04:58.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T11:04:58.35Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
4490
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrea Jenkyns more like this
1136069
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Poverty: Wales 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 discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Wales on the adequacy of the level of funding for tackling poverty in Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Ruth Jones more like this
star this property uin 271636 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 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>Work is the best route out of poverty. Since 2010 there are 667,000 fewer children living in workless households – a near record low. Employment is at a record high, unemployment is at its lowest rate since the 1970s, and wages have outstripped inflation for a year.</p><p> </p><p>As a result of UK Government decisions at Budget, the Welsh Government benefited from a £550 million funding boost. This includes over £25 million resulting from a 5% uplift in Barnett consequentials as agreed in the Welsh Government’s Fiscal Framework. It is for the Welsh Government to decide how to spend this funding according to its priorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
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less than 2019-07-04T12:29:06.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T12:29:06.773Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
4716
unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Jones more like this
1135573
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Dementia: Social Services 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 steps he is taking to ensure that dementia care is adequately funded in the next Spending Review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 270733 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Dementia care is supported by both NHS and adult social care funding. As part of the NHS’s cash increase of £33.9bn a year by 2023-24 and outlined in their long-term plan, the NHS will provide better support for people with dementia through a more active focus on supporting people in the community. And over three years (2017-18 to 2019-20) we have given councils access to up to around £10bn more dedicated funding for adult social care.</p><p> </p>The Spending Review represents an opportunity to consider public spending priorities in the round, and the Treasury will be working closely with departments on funding issues, and with a renewed focus on delivering outcomes. more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T14:45:24.943Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T14:45:24.943Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1135574
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
star this property answering body
Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar 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 Dementia: Social Services 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 recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the level of funding for dementia care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 270734 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Dementia care is supported by both NHS and adult social care funding. As part of the NHS’s cash increase of £33.9bn a year by 2023-24 and outlined in their long-term plan, the NHS will provide better support for people with dementia through a more active focus on supporting people in the community. And over three years (2017-18 to 2019-20) we have given councils access to up to around £10bn more dedicated funding for adult social care.</p>The Spending Review represents an opportunity to consider public spending priorities in the round, and the Treasury will be working closely with departments on funding issues, and with a renewed focus on delivering outcomes.<p> </p><p>In line with the practice of successive administrations, details of ministerial discussions are not normally disclosed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
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less than 2019-07-03T14:49:43.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T14:49:43.3Z
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4097
star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property tabling member
1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this