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1167879
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star this property date less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Tobacco: Packaging more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether all tobacco product packaging, including cigarette filters, will be subject to their proposed tax on plastic packaging. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL580 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>As announced at Budget 2018, from April 2022 the government will be introducing a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled plastic.</p><p> </p><p>In spring 2019, the government consulted on the high level design of the tax and a summary of responses was published in July. These responses are being used to inform the detailed design of the tax including the definition of packaging, which will be included in legislation that is due to be introduced next year. Where tobacco product packaging, cigarette filters, e-cigarettes and other vaping related products meet the definition of plastic packaging, and contain insufficient recycled plastic, they will be subject to the tax.</p><p> </p><p>The government has made no specific assessment of the impact of litter caused by vaping. Litter specifically associated with vaping has never appeared in the top 20 litter types, according to independent national surveys carried out by Keep Britain Tidy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL581 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.92Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.92Z
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3359
star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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2650
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1167880
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Electronic Cigarettes: Litter more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of litter caused by vaping, in particular the plastic pods; and whether e-cigarette and other vaping related products will be subject to their proposed tax on plastic packaging. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL581 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>As announced at Budget 2018, from April 2022 the government will be introducing a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recycled plastic.</p><p> </p><p>In spring 2019, the government consulted on the high level design of the tax and a summary of responses was published in July. These responses are being used to inform the detailed design of the tax including the definition of packaging, which will be included in legislation that is due to be introduced next year. Where tobacco product packaging, cigarette filters, e-cigarettes and other vaping related products meet the definition of plastic packaging, and contain insufficient recycled plastic, they will be subject to the tax.</p><p> </p><p>The government has made no specific assessment of the impact of litter caused by vaping. Litter specifically associated with vaping has never appeared in the top 20 litter types, according to independent national surveys carried out by Keep Britain Tidy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL580 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.95Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:28:50.95Z
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3359
star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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2650
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1167805
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
unstar 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
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 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 more like this
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
1167806
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
unstar 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 UK Trade with EU: Northern Ireland 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 technologies will be used to monitor trade flows over the Irish border after the UK leaves the EU; and whether his Department plans to introduce track-and-trace technology for at-risk flows of goods. 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 8601 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 new deal agreed with the EU ensures that there will be no infrastructure, controls or checks at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland; goods in Northern Ireland will continue to move freely into Ireland and the rest of the EU without any customs processes. In respect of the rest of the UK, the Government will continue to consider the use of technology-based solutions where these support the administration of customs systems or support traders to meet their obligations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T08:35:36.293Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T08:35:36.293Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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
unstar 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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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 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 more like this
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
1167657
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Financial Institutions 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 progress has been made on introducing a statutory duty of care for banks and financial institutions to better support people living with cancer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 8228 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 believes that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the independent conduct regulator for the financial services industry in the UK, is best placed to evaluate the merits of a duty of care for financial services providers.</p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year, the FCA published a Feedback Statement on its Discussion Paper on Duty of Care and announced that it will undertake further work on consumer protection, in particular by looking at its Principles for Businesses.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will continue to engage with the FCA as it progresses this work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T08:13:41.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T08:13:41.263Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1167668
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Brighton and Hove 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 he has made of the effect of business rates on small and independent businesses in Brighton and Hove; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 8230 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 has taken repeated action to reduce business rates for all ratepayers including small businesses. Reforms and reliefs announced since Budget 2016 are saving businesses more than £13 billion over the next five years. This includes making 100 per cent Small Business Rate Relief permanent, doubling the rateable value (RV) threshold for 100% relief to £12,000, and raising the taper for properties with a RV up to £15,000. This means more than 675,000 of the smallest businesses do not pay business rates at all, which is over one-third of non-domestic properties in England.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 8231 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T08:13:57.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T08:13:57.827Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1167669
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Tax Allowances 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, if he will make it his policy to increase the (a) small business rates relief threshold and (b) taper thresholds for that relief; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 8231 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 has taken repeated action to reduce business rates for all ratepayers including small businesses. Reforms and reliefs announced since Budget 2016 are saving businesses more than £13 billion over the next five years. This includes making 100 per cent Small Business Rate Relief permanent, doubling the rateable value (RV) threshold for 100% relief to £12,000, and raising the taper for properties with a RV up to £15,000. This means more than 675,000 of the smallest businesses do not pay business rates at all, which is over one-third of non-domestic properties in England.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 8230 more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T08:13:57.873Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T08:13:57.873Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
1167345
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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
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
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unstar this property hansard heading Electronic Funds Transfer: Fraud 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 assessment he has made of the potential benefits of the UK Finance proposal for a Faster Payment Scheme Change Request to provide a long-term sustainable funding system for reimbursing of victims of authorised push payment fraud. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
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Chris Elmore more like this
star this property uin 7748 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 Government takes Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud extremely seriously. Victims and their families can suffer both serious financial and emotional harm and it is right that industry takes the necessary steps to protect consumers.</p><p> </p><p>The Payment Systems Regulator, which was set up by the Government in 2015, established a steering group to develop a voluntary industry Code of good practice that set the circumstances in which customers will be reimbursed if they fall victim to these kinds of scam. The Code became effective on 28 May 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Pay.UK, under whom the Faster Payments Scheme sits, have consulted on the Change Request, which would introduce a levy on Faster Payments transactions for the reimbursement of victims in the long-term. The final decision sits with Pay.UK and it would not be appropriate for the Government to comment on the specifics of this proposal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T14:06:36.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T14:06:36.253Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4572
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Elmore more like this
1167350
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
unstar 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 Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland 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 (a) practical, (b) financial and (c) other support Northern Ireland Government Departments have provided to applicants in preparing their applications, designs, cost planning, option appraisals, business cases and green book appraisals for Financial Transactions Capital funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast East more like this
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Gavin Robinson more like this
star this property uin 7687 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 Treasury sets the Northern Ireland administration’s overall Financial Transaction Capital budget through the normal operation of the Barnett formula.</p><p> </p><p>The allocation and use of Financial Transactions Capital is a devolved function and a matter for the Northern Ireland administration. This includes determining Northern Ireland departmental budget profiles and providing support for applicants for Financial Transactions Capital funding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 7688 more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T10:27:40.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T10:27:40.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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4360
unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Robinson more like this