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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether a person over the age of 75 who is in receipt of pension credit and living with a spouse who is under the age of 75 will have to pay for a TV licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 266723 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 2019-06-24more like thismore than 2019-06-24
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020. It has said that any household with someone aged over 75 who receives Pension Credit will be eligible for a free TV licence funded by the BBC from 01 June 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-24T12:43:27.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1132001
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star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Entertainers: Taxation 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of (a) new draft HMRC tax guidance for actors and other performers, (b) legal cases HMRC is considering under IR35 in the entertainment industry and (c) extending IR35 off-payroll rules to the private sector from April 2020 on the (i) sustainability of the entertainment sector in the event that that sector has to operate Class 1 employee National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and pay employer NICs on multiple and short-term engagements and (ii) self-employed status of performers and other creative workers in that sector. 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 264349 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>DCMS has made no assessment as these are matters for HMRC.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC has not changed its approach to actors and other performers but has been working with industry to add some practical examples to the Employment Status Manual. Employment Status is not a choice but depends on the facts of the engagement. Given that most actors and performers are self-employed and unaffected by off-payroll rules (often known as IR35), they will not be affected by off-payroll reform in 2020 and do not pay Class 1 National Insurance. There are no plans to change this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:24:20.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:24:20.187Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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1436
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1132003
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Young Audiences Content Fund 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what metrics he plans to use to measure the impact of the Young Audiences Content Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
star this property uin 264342 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 Young Audiences Content Fund, as part of the Contestable Fund, will undergo a full evaluation upon completion of the pilot. This evaluation will measure the Fund performance and value for money against the published criteria and stated aims of the Fund, as set out in the October 2018 policy paper ‘Contestable Fund: Final Scope’.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to a strong, diverse and sustainable broadcasting system and looks forward to the exciting and innovative public service content being produced with Contestable Fund support.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:33:16.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:33:16.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
1132095
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with representatives of the BBC on the over-75s TV licence and the report from Frontier Economics to the Corporation that found only 11 per cent of the poorest tenth households would continue to receive a free licence under the BBC’s means-test plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington more like this
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 264383 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>I meet with the BBC regularly to discuss a range of issues, including the over 75 licence fee concession. The future of the age-related licence fee concession was entirely a matter for the BBC and it has decided to continue the concession only for those who are aged 75 and above and in receipt of Pension Credit from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>I am disappointed with this decision and the Government expects the BBC to look at further ways to support older people.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2019-06-18T15:06:53.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:06:53.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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3973
unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
1131691
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Parks: Greater London 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what criteria his Department uses to determine whether land in London parks for which his Department is the registered owner can be transferred to other public bodies to be devoted permanently to uses other than public open space; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gainsborough more like this
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Sir Edward Leigh more like this
star this property uin 263709 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Consideration of transfers of land in London parks for which DCMS is the registered owner would be undertaken on a case by case basis, and there are no specified criteria under which such a request may be made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:33:58.563Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:33:58.563Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Edward Leigh more like this
1131695
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Entertainers: 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on changes in the approach by HMRC to the entertainment sector through (a) new draft HMRC tax guidance for actors and other performers and (b) legal cases HMRC is considering under IR35 following the Upper Tribunal Tax and Chancery decision of 9 April 2019 in Big Bad Wolff Ltd v The Commissioners for HM Revenue and Customs. 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 263745 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State has not discussed this matter with the Chancellor. This matter has been discussed by officials from HM Revenue &amp; Customs and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.</p><p> </p><p>(a) HMRC has not changed its approach to the entertainment sector but has been working with the entertainment industry to add some practical examples to the Employment Status Manual, which provides guidance on issues relating to the employment status of individuals.</p><p> </p><p>(b) In Big Bad Wolff Limited v HMRC, the Upper Tax Tribunal upheld HMRC’s long published view that the Social Security Categorisation of Earners Regulations 1978, which were in force before 6 April 2014, required actors to pay Class 1 National Insurance and could not be avoided by working through a company. Most actors paid their National Insurance correctly at the time but there are a small number of cases where actors chose to dispute liability and await the outcome of the appeal.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:46:35.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:46:35.44Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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1436
unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1131761
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Statistics 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on how many occasions his Department has received representations from the UK Statistics Authority on his Department's presentation and use of statistics in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 263732 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>Details on the UK Statistics Authority’s interventions are published in the correspondence[1], publications[2], and issues log[3] sections of their website since 2010.</p><p> </p><p>The Authority’s Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) also carry out regular assessments and systemic reviews, details of which can also be found on the Authority’s website[4].</p><p> </p><p>In September 2018, the Authority published the first annual summary of its interventions for the financial year 2017/18[5]. The report for 2018/19 will be published in the autumn.</p><p> </p><p>[1]<a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/correspondence-list/" target="_blank"> https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/correspondence-list/</a></p><p>[2]<a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publications-list/" target="_blank"> https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publications-list/</a></p><p>[3]<a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/reports-and-correspondence/issues-log/" target="_blank"> https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/reports-and-correspondence/issues-log/</a></p><p>[4]<a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/osr/" target="_blank"> https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/osr/</a></p><p>[5]<a href="https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publication/annual-casework-review-20172018/" target="_blank"> https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publication/annual-casework-review-20172018/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:48:22.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:48:22.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1131772
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Digital Technology: North Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019, to Question 261114 on Digital Technology: North Wales, what assessment he has made of the proportion of the Superfast Cymru programme funded by the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 263739 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>To date, £100,340,636 of European funding has been allocated to Superfast Cymru for the purpose of superfast broadband rollout.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:47:26.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:47:26.173Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1131773
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Digital Technology: Denbighshire more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2019 to Question 261114 on Digital Technology: North Wales, which public buildings in Denbighshire have (a) received fibre upgrades and (b) are in the process of receiving fibre upgrades. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 263740 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>Due to the commercially sensitive information, it would be inappropriate to disclose the exact figures. However, officials at Building Digital UK are working closely with their Welsh counterparts, and have identified a large number of public sector sites within the North Wales Local Full Fibre Networks project that are suitable for gigabit capable upgrades. All sites are subject to survey and as such, the number of final sites is subject to change.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-17T14:48:48.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T14:48:48.87Z
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4115
star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
1131794
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Chief Scientific Advisers 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 Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many meetings he held with his Department’s Chief Scientific Adviser between 1 March 2019 and 31 May 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
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Norman Lamb more like this
star this property uin 263757 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 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has met with the department's Chief Scientific Adviser on four separate occasions between March and May this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-06-20T11:53:16.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T11:53:16.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this