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1167805
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star this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: EU Action more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has to review track-and-trace arrangements to ensure that they comply with the FCTC Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products; and what steps he is taking to ensure that key roles in that system are not delegated to the tobacco industry after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 8600 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is responsible for implementing the track and trace system and ensuring compliance with the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products. Since the system came into force on 20 May 2019 and there is a 12 month sell through period for unmarked stock, HMRC’s approach has been to educate and support businesses as they familiarise themselves and adapt to the new requirements.</p><p> </p><p>Strict criteria for determining independence from the tobacco industry is set out in Part 5 of the Tobacco Products (Traceability and Security Features) Regulations 2019.</p><p> </p><p>If we leave the EU with a deal, the current arrangements will continue to apply for the duration of the implementation period. If we leave with no deal, we will suspend the current system while we develop a stand-alone system as quickly as possible and with the minimal changes necessary to the current system. This would include retaining the current independence criteria.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T08:39:48.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T08:39:48.107Z
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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
1167825
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Treasury: Honours more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority backgrounds and (ii) female aged (A) under 30, (B) 31 to 40, (C) 41 to 50 and (D) aged over 50. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 8609 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 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK as is a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/honours-recipients-by-ethnicity.</p><p> </p><p>Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity factors. We also publish the proportion of honours by independent committee on GOV.UK. The numbers of honours recipients in HM Treasury are very small and vary from year to year. Releasing the requested data would identify the individuals and they have given permission for their data to be used for statistical purposes only.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T12:01:01.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T12:01:01.607Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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4253
unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1167364
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Treasury: Digital Technology more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation. 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 7665 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury does not provide digital services to citizens, outside of information published to www.gov.uk. In this, we are fully engaged with the work of GDS in its continuing transformation to “digital by default”. The Head of Digital Communications in the Communications team is responsible for maintaining and cultivating the relationship with GDS.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T14:59:48.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:59:48.857Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1167409
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the capability of software providers for the Track and Trace system on tobacco products to fulfil economic operator obligations to scan and record the movement and sale of tobacco; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 7757 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Economic operators are responsible for ensuring that they have the necessary software capability to comply with the track and trace obligations. As these are contractual relationships between economic operators and their software providers, HMRC has no plans to make any assessment of their capability.</p><p>Since the track and trace system came into force on 20 May, over 38,000 businesses have registered as an economic operator, and over 61,000 premises. Following engagement with the tobacco industry, HMRC assess this represents good coverage of the number of businesses expected to register. As there is a 12-month sell through period for old stock, marked stock that needs tracking and tracing is only just appearing in the UK. During this period, HMRC’s priority has been to educate and support businesses as they familiarise themselves and adapt to the new requirements.</p><p>Guidance on the tracking and tracing requirements is available on www.gov.uk. The mechanics of how businesses scan movements and record sales is not prescribed as this will depend on the type of equipment used and the systems operated by individual businesses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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7758 more like this
7759 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:42:23.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:42:23.783Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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4480
unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1167410
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of tobacco (a) manufacturers, (b) wholesalers and (c) retailers compliance with The Tobacco Products (Traceability and Security Features) Regulations 2019; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 7758 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Economic operators are responsible for ensuring that they have the necessary software capability to comply with the track and trace obligations. As these are contractual relationships between economic operators and their software providers, HMRC has no plans to make any assessment of their capability.</p><p>Since the track and trace system came into force on 20 May, over 38,000 businesses have registered as an economic operator, and over 61,000 premises. Following engagement with the tobacco industry, HMRC assess this represents good coverage of the number of businesses expected to register. As there is a 12-month sell through period for old stock, marked stock that needs tracking and tracing is only just appearing in the UK. During this period, HMRC’s priority has been to educate and support businesses as they familiarise themselves and adapt to the new requirements.</p><p>Guidance on the tracking and tracing requirements is available on www.gov.uk. The mechanics of how businesses scan movements and record sales is not prescribed as this will depend on the type of equipment used and the systems operated by individual businesses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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7757 more like this
7759 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:42:23.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:42:23.823Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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4480
unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1167411
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Smuggling more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether HMRC will publish guidance for businesses on complying with the requirements of the Tobacco Track and Trace system to (a) scan the movement of and (b) record the sale of tobacco through the supply chain; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Swansea East more like this
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Carolyn Harris more like this
star this property uin 7759 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Economic operators are responsible for ensuring that they have the necessary software capability to comply with the track and trace obligations. As these are contractual relationships between economic operators and their software providers, HMRC has no plans to make any assessment of their capability.</p><p>Since the track and trace system came into force on 20 May, over 38,000 businesses have registered as an economic operator, and over 61,000 premises. Following engagement with the tobacco industry, HMRC assess this represents good coverage of the number of businesses expected to register. As there is a 12-month sell through period for old stock, marked stock that needs tracking and tracing is only just appearing in the UK. During this period, HMRC’s priority has been to educate and support businesses as they familiarise themselves and adapt to the new requirements.</p><p>Guidance on the tracking and tracing requirements is available on www.gov.uk. The mechanics of how businesses scan movements and record sales is not prescribed as this will depend on the type of equipment used and the systems operated by individual businesses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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7757 more like this
7758 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:42:23.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:42:23.87Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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4480
unstar this property label Biography information for Carolyn Harris more like this
1167092
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Carbon Emissions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps his Department is taking to support the UK's transition to a low-carbon economy; and what his policy is on the future of carbon pricing in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
star this property uin 7228 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>The UK is the G20 leader in reducing the carbon intensity of its economy, and is using a range of policy levers – including spending and taxes – to support the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy.</p><p> </p><p>The Clean Growth Strategy set out significant investment by the Government in decarbonisation including £2.5 billion to support low carbon innovation from 2015-2021, £4.5bn to support development of renewable and low carbon heating through the Renewable Heat Incentive and £1 billion to support the uptake of ultra-low emissions vehicles. In addition, government has supported the deployment of renewable electricity projects, with annual consumer support now reaching over £10bn.</p><p> </p><p>HMT has accepted the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) recommendation to conduct a review into the costs and benefits of transitioning to a net zero economy. The Review will consider how to achieve this transition in a way that works for households, businesses and public finances.</p><p> </p><p>Carbon pricing has helped to drive down UK emissions, in particular from the power sector, and will continue to play an important role to help meet the UK’s legally binding carbon reduction commitments, which are unaffected by leaving the EU.</p><p> </p><p>The government is considering long-term options for carbon pricing including the possibility of linking a UK greenhouse gas emissions trading system with the EU ETS. As announced at Budget 2018, in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the Carbon Emissions Tax would be introduced.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:36:05.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:36:05.09Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this
1167209
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fuels: Excise Duties more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much fuel duty was paid from sales of fuel in Kilmarnock and Loudoun in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 7184 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>Duty is collected when fuel leaves a refinery or import terminal. It is not collected at the petrol pump. Therefore the requested information is not held and HMRC cannot provide an estimate of the fuel duty paid from sales of fuel in Kilmarnock and Loudoun.</p><p> </p><p>For more information on fuel duty, see the OBR page on the tax here:</p><p><a href="https://obr.uk/forecasts-in-depth/tax-by-tax-spend-by-spend/fuel-duties/" target="_blank">https://obr.uk/forecasts-in-depth/tax-by-tax-spend-by-spend/fuel-duties/</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T13:21:25.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T13:21:25.867Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1166732
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Equal Pay more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether (a) his Department and (b) HMRC has set a target date for the elimination of the gender pay gap. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Tyneside more like this
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Mary Glindon more like this
star this property uin 6375 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 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury and HMRC are committed to reducing the gender pay gap as quickly as reasonably possible but have not set a target date. For further details on how this is being achieved please read <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/766237/Gender_Pay_Gap_report_-_PDF_1.pdf" target="_blank">HM Treasury’s latest gender pay gap report</a> and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmrc-and-valuation-office-agency-gender-pay-gap-report-and-data-2018/hm-revenue-and-customs-and-valuation-office-agency-gender-pay-gap-report-2018" target="_blank">HMRC’s gender pay gap report</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-11-01T08:50:21.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T08:50:21.897Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Glindon more like this
1166760
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties more like this
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unstar 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 the University of Sheffield's October 2019 report entitled Modelling the impact of alcohol duty policies since 2012 in England & Scotland, what assessment his Department has made of the correlation between the (a) reduction in alcohol duty and (b) rise in alcohol-related deaths since 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
star this property uin 6348 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury has not made an assessment of the correlation between alcohol duty and alcohol related deaths.</p><p> </p><p>All taxes are kept under review and the impact of a change to alcohol duty is considered at each fiscal event, including its effect on jobs and the wider economy. HMRC publishes a Tax Information Impact Note explaining the impact of the change, each time a duty rate is amended. Please refer to the GOV.UK website to find these.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T14:49:08.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T14:49:08.677Z
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4655
star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this