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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Business and Consumers: Payments more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of two-factor payment authentication on (a) consumers and (b) businesses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 278491 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The implementation of Strong Customer Authentication, which mandates two-factor authentication for some online payments, will introduce more secure payments for individuals and businesses.</p><p> </p><p>This was introduced by the second Payment Services Directive. HM Treasury published an impact assessment on the implementation of this EU directive in 2017.</p><p> </p><p>In an Opinion published on 21 June, the European Banking Authority acknowledged the complexity of payments markets and the practical challenges arising from the changes that are required by Strong Customer Authentication across the EU, which may lead to some actors in the payments chain not being ready by 14 September 2019.</p><p> </p><p>The FCA is therefore working closely with industry to develop a migration plan to implement Strong Customer Authentication in a timely and effective manner.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-07-22T13:24:49.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T13:24:49.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1139730
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Incinerators: Taxation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential (a) financial and (b) environmental merits of an incineration tax for household waste. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
star this property uin 278608 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>A number of respondents to last year’s call for evidence on single use plastic waste suggested that an incineration tax could discourage incineration and promote more environmentally beneficial forms of waste management.</p><p>At Budget 2018, the Chancellor announced that he would not at this point be taking forward a tax on the incineration of waste. However, should wider policies not deliver the government’s waste ambitions, government will consider the introduction of such a tax, in conjunction with landfill tax, taking account of the possible impacts on local authorities.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:22:16.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:22:16.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1139731
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Raw Materials: Taxation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on revenue of a tax on virgin materials including on plastics. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
star this property uin 278609 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>At Budget 2018, the government announced its intention to tackle the scourge of single-use plastic waste through the introduction of a new tax on plastic packaging which does not contain a sufficient amount of recycled content, taking effect from April 2022. This world-leading new tax will provide a clear economic incentive for businesses to use more recycled material in the production of packaging, instead of using virgin plastic. It will achieve similar objectives to a tax on virgin plastics, but in a more targeted and effective way.</p><p> </p><p>Earlier this year, the government launched a consultation seeking views on the initial proposed design for the tax. This closed in May and the government intends to publish a summary of responses in due course.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:20:36.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:20:36.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1139757
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Treasury: Working Hours more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much time off in lieu has been taken by staff in his Department in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 278377 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The information requested is not centrally available and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. It is the responsibility of line managers to ensure employees are not working excessive hours.</p><p> </p><p>HM Treasury operates a flexible working hours scheme which allows staff to take time off in lieu at a later date if they work over agreed working hours, within agreed limits, and ensuring compliance with the Working Time Regulations 1998. Where it is not appropriate or possible to take time off in lieu of hours worked, staff may be paid for these additional hours at plain time rate, in line with our overtime policy.</p><p> </p><p>It is in the interests of the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff that work in excess of the normal hours of duty in a week should not be consistently required. We are keen to ensure that all staff enjoy a good work life balance and are currently upskilling our Senior Civil Service in managing staff wellbeing – as of December 2018 we had already achieved 78% attendance. It is with this in mind that we strongly recommend that time off in lieu be taken in the event of working excess hours. However, it is recognised that from time to time, this may be unavoidable.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:24:34.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:24:34.727Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1139678
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Free Zones more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the role of free ports in tackling global tax avoidance and evasion. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 278534 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Free Trade Zones and ports play a clear role in facilitating legitimate international trade, but where there is lax oversight or weak governance they are susceptible to abuse by transnational criminal networks. Under the joint leadership of HMRC and the US Department of Homeland Security, the OECD Countering Illicit Trade Taskforce has made significant progress in developing draft guidance on measures to enhance the transparency of Free Trade Zones, so as to promote clean and fair trade and to make them unattractive to people and organisations looking to conduct tax evasion and commit crime.</p> more like this
unstar 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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:58:56.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1139741
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star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Business: Disclosure of Information more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of scrapping quarterly reporting for businesses with a turnover of under £85,000. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 278357 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>There have been no changes to the reporting requirements for businesses below the VAT threshold. Making Tax Digital (MTD) applies only to VAT registered businesses above the £85,000 VAT threshold.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has been clear that any move to extend MTD would happen only after it has assurance that the MTD for VAT service is working well, and will therefore not be mandating MTD for any new taxes or businesses in 2020.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-07-22T15:48:20.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:48:20.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this