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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Tax Credits more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the value was of the average claim for tax credit made by people who were (a) out of work, (b) self-employed and (c) employed in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 198956 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The following table is based on finalised tax credits administrative data for each financial year. The latest data available are 2012-13.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Tax Year</p></td><td> </td><td colspan="3"><p>Average tax credit award for households who are classified as 'in work'</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Average tax credit award for households who are classified as 'out of work'</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as self employed only</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as employed only</p></td><td><p>Households who are classified as both employed and self employed</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>£4,700</p></td><td><p>£6,500</p></td><td><p>£3,300</p></td><td><p>£3,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>£5,000</p></td><td><p>£6,800</p></td><td><p>£3,700</p></td><td><p>£4,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>£5,200</p></td><td><p>£6,900</p></td><td><p>£3,900</p></td><td><p>£4,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>£5,600</p></td><td><p>£7,200</p></td><td><p>£4,500</p></td><td><p>£4,800</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£6,000</p></td><td><p>£<del class="ministerial">7,600</del> <ins class="ministerial"><ins>7,500</ins></ins></p></td><td><p>£<del class="ministerial">6,300</del> <ins class="ministerial"><ins>6,200</ins></ins></p></td><td><p>£<del class="ministerial">6,400</del> <ins class="ministerial"><ins>6,000</ins></ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures have been rounded to the nearest £100.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The increase in average tax credit awards in 2012-13 can largely be explained by the removal of the ‘Second Income Threshold’ in April 2012. This policy removed a number of higher income households from the tax credit population. As higher income households generally have lower tax credits awards, the effect of removing these households increases the average award.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2014-06-10T09:38:55.88Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-10T09:38:55.88Z
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less than 2015-03-24T12:39:18.477Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T12:39:18.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
57870
star this property registered interest false more like this
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Remittances more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent progress has been made on enabling the continuation of money transfer abroad from UK financial institutions; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Angie Bray more like this
star this property uin 198756 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to supporting a healthy and legitimate remittance sector, and ensuring that UK citizens are able to continue to remit funds safely to family abroad. The progress of the Action Group on Cross Border Remittances is on track and the group is next due to meet on 27 June 2014. Further information on the Action Group, including future meeting dates can be found on the group's web page: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances</a></p><p> </p><p>A key output of the group is improved guidance, both for financial institutions which provide banking facilities for MSBs and for MSBs themselves on how to comply with their anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism obligations. These two key pieces of guidance were endorsed by the Action Group in its most recent meeting and are subject to normal approval processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is liaising closely with the Somali Government on activity underway to ensure the continued flow of remittances from the UK to Somalia. The Ambassador of Somalia to the UK (or his representative) has attended all of the Advisory Group Meetings for the UK-Somali Safer Corridor. Officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development and World Bank have also held bilateral meetings with the Ambassador.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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198752 more like this
198754 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T13:55:15.7735169Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T13:55:15.7735169Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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3979
unstar this property label Biography information for Angie Bray more like this
57871
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Remittances: Somalia more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions his Department has had with its Somali counterpart on ensuring that remittances can continue from UK financial institutions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Angie Bray more like this
star this property uin 198752 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to supporting a healthy and legitimate remittance sector, and ensuring that UK citizens are able to continue to remit funds safely to family abroad. The progress of the Action Group on Cross Border Remittances is on track and the group is next due to meet on 27 June 2014. Further information on the Action Group, including future meeting dates can be found on the group's web page: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances</a></p><p> </p><p>A key output of the group is improved guidance, both for financial institutions which provide banking facilities for MSBs and for MSBs themselves on how to comply with their anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism obligations. These two key pieces of guidance were endorsed by the Action Group in its most recent meeting and are subject to normal approval processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is liaising closely with the Somali Government on activity underway to ensure the continued flow of remittances from the UK to Somalia. The Ambassador of Somalia to the UK (or his representative) has attended all of the Advisory Group Meetings for the UK-Somali Safer Corridor. Officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development and World Bank have also held bilateral meetings with the Ambassador.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
198754 more like this
198756 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T13:55:15.8672567Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T13:55:15.8672567Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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3979
unstar this property label Biography information for Angie Bray more like this
57872
star this property registered interest false more like this
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Remittances more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the action group on remittances will next meet to consider the issue of money transfer abroad. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing Central and Acton more like this
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Angie Bray more like this
star this property uin 198754 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to supporting a healthy and legitimate remittance sector, and ensuring that UK citizens are able to continue to remit funds safely to family abroad. The progress of the Action Group on Cross Border Remittances is on track and the group is next due to meet on 27 June 2014. Further information on the Action Group, including future meeting dates can be found on the group's web page: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/helping-developing-countries-economies-to-grow/supporting-pages/enabling-the-continued-flow-of-remittances</a></p><p> </p><p>A key output of the group is improved guidance, both for financial institutions which provide banking facilities for MSBs and for MSBs themselves on how to comply with their anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism obligations. These two key pieces of guidance were endorsed by the Action Group in its most recent meeting and are subject to normal approval processes.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is liaising closely with the Somali Government on activity underway to ensure the continued flow of remittances from the UK to Somalia. The Ambassador of Somalia to the UK (or his representative) has attended all of the Advisory Group Meetings for the UK-Somali Safer Corridor. Officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development and World Bank have also held bilateral meetings with the Ambassador.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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198752 more like this
198756 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T13:55:16.0859606Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T13:55:16.0859606Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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3979
unstar this property label Biography information for Angie Bray more like this
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Help to Buy Scheme: Huntingdon more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many applications have been made (a) successfully and (b) unsuccessfully under the second stage of the Government's Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme in Huntingdon constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huntingdon more like this
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Mr Jonathan Djanogly more like this
star this property uin 199061 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government publishes quarterly official statistics relating to the Help to Buy: mortgage guarantee scheme. The first of these were published on 29 May 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This report, along with accompanying tables, can be found at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/help-to-buy-mortgage-guarantee-scheme-quarterly-statistics-october-2013-to-march-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/help-to-buy-mortgage-guarantee-scheme-quarterly-statistics-october-2013-to-march-2014</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T14:17:51.8792768Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T14:17:51.8792768Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jonathan Djanogly more like this
57948
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Loans more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will require the Prudential Regulation Authority to conduct an analysis of recently released personal and business lending data by postcode to examine (a) levels of disparity in lending and (b) progress in achieving financial inclusion; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Mr Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 199137 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>In July 2013 the Government announced that it had reached an agreement with the major UK banks to publish lending data across 10,000 individual postcodes.</p><p> </p><p>The first dataset was published in December 2013 and shows the outstanding stock of lending that has been committed to customers across three categories; loans and overdrafts to SMEs, mortgages and unsecured personal loans (excluding credit cards).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data will allow challenger banks, smaller building societies, credit unions and community development finance institutions (CDFIs) to find areas where there is a lack of lending so they can offer finance to those customers who are crying out for support to help their business grow.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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199106 more like this
199107 more like this
199138 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.9674785Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.9674785Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
57949
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Loans more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will require banks and their financial institutions to release further personal and business lending data by postcode; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Mr Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 199138 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>In July 2013 the Government announced that it had reached an agreement with the major UK banks to publish lending data across 10,000 individual postcodes.</p><p> </p><p>The first dataset was published in December 2013 and shows the outstanding stock of lending that has been committed to customers across three categories; loans and overdrafts to SMEs, mortgages and unsecured personal loans (excluding credit cards).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data will allow challenger banks, smaller building societies, credit unions and community development finance institutions (CDFIs) to find areas where there is a lack of lending so they can offer finance to those customers who are crying out for support to help their business grow.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199106 more like this
199107 more like this
199137 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.6117037Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.6117037Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
57950
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Banks: Loans more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received about the publication of personal and business lending data by postcode; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Mr Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 199106 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>In July 2013 the Government announced that it had reached an agreement with the major UK banks to publish lending data across 10,000 individual postcodes.</p><p> </p><p>The first dataset was published in December 2013 and shows the outstanding stock of lending that has been committed to customers across three categories; loans and overdrafts to SMEs, mortgages and unsecured personal loans (excluding credit cards).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data will allow challenger banks, smaller building societies, credit unions and community development finance institutions (CDFIs) to find areas where there is a lack of lending so they can offer finance to those customers who are crying out for support to help their business grow.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199107 more like this
199137 more like this
199138 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.7367093Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.7367093Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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177
unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
57951
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will require banks to publish data on the number of new small business accounts in 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Mr Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 199107 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>In July 2013 the Government announced that it had reached an agreement with the major UK banks to publish lending data across 10,000 individual postcodes.</p><p> </p><p>The first dataset was published in December 2013 and shows the outstanding stock of lending that has been committed to customers across three categories; loans and overdrafts to SMEs, mortgages and unsecured personal loans (excluding credit cards).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The data will allow challenger banks, smaller building societies, credit unions and community development finance institutions (CDFIs) to find areas where there is a lack of lending so they can offer finance to those customers who are crying out for support to help their business grow.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
199106 more like this
199137 more like this
199138 more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.8580482Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T14:11:46.8580482Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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177
unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
57976
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 remove filter
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to improve access to free to use cash machines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Northfield more like this
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Richard Burden more like this
star this property uin 198801 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 2014-06-09more like thismore than 2014-06-09
star this property answer text <p>95 per cent of communities in the lowest quartile of the government deprivation index now have free-to-use ATMs within their area or less than two thirds of a mile from the area's centre. This has brought access to free-to-use ATMs to over 1.5 million people and progress towards covering even more communities continues.</p><p> </p><p>LINK has established a Financial Inclusion Programme to provide free-to-use ATMs where they are needed, by installing ATMs that are subsidised to make their operation commercially viable for operators. The cost of this subsidy is shared out among LINK member banks. 1,400 target areas now have access to an industry subsidised ATM through the programme.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>I am aware Toynbee Hall is due to complete research on this issue shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2014-06-09T13:59:08.019121Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-09T13:59:08.019121Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burden more like this