Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

106214
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answering body
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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Income Tax more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in work did not pay any income tax as a result of changes to the personal allowance threshold in each of the last three financial years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 213291 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>By April 2013, the cumulative effect of the Government's increases in the personal allowance for those aged under 65 years (born after 5 April 1948 from 2013-14 tax year) since 2010-11 had taken 2.8 million people out of income tax liability.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The year on year growth over the three years requested is shown in the table attached.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Tax Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Taken out of tax since 2010-11 by PA increases<br> (millions - cumulative)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p>1.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p>1.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p>2.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T17:04:51.9619773Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T17:04:51.9619773Z
star this property answering member
1529
star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
star this property tabling member
1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
106307
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answering body
Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Caxton Foundation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many beneficiaries of the Caxton Foundation received winter fuel payments in each of the last three years; and how much was paid out in each of those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Alistair Burt more like this
star this property uin 213220 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The following table sets out the number of winter payments, size of those payments, and total amounts paid out by the Caxton Foundation for the years 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Amount Paid per Household</p></td><td><p>Number of Payments</p></td><td><p>Total Amount Paid</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£500</p></td><td><p>571</p></td><td><p>£285,500</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£500</p></td><td><p>377</p></td><td><p>£188,500</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>£500</p></td><td><p>32</p></td><td><p>£16,000</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£250</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>£6,250</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup>In 2011-12, two rates of winter payment were made, depending on household income. £500 was paid to those with household incomes below £14,000, and £250 was paid to those with household incomes above £14,000.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T12:32:08.4815192Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T12:32:08.4815192Z
star this property answering member
3918
star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
star this property tabling member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
114656
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading British Telecom more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of contracts to deliver rollout of superfast broadband have been granted to BT since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Alistair Burt more like this
star this property uin 213512 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>There are 47 contracts to deliver superfast broadband which have been let under phases 1 and 2 of the superfast broadband programme, a further eight market test pilot projects, and five projects funded by the Defra/DCMS Rural Community Broadband Fund. The eight market test pilot projects and three of the Rural Community Broadband Fund projects are with companies other than BT. The remaining 49 projects have contracts with BT.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T14:21:34.0118235Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T14:21:34.0118235Z
star this property answering member
1580
star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property tabling member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
114658
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadband: Bedfordshire more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what funding for broadband his Department has provided to (a) Bedford Borough Council and (b) Central Bedfordshire Council in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Alistair Burt more like this
star this property uin 213514 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has allocated £2.6million to the Central Superfast partnership which includes Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Milton Keynes under Phase 1 of the Superfast Broadband Programme. Funding of £34,372 has been paid to the project so far, paid in financial year 2014/15. The second phase of the programme is in the procurement process and BDUK has allocated £3.18million (to also include coverage of Luton).</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T14:20:47.0442016Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T14:20:47.0442016Z
star this property answering member
1580
star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property tabling member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
114659
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Culture Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Broadband: Bedfordshire more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of properties in North East Bedfordshire receive (a) broadband at speeds below 2MBPS and (b) superfast broadband; and what changes there have been in these proportions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Alistair Burt more like this
star this property uin 213515 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>Ofcom publish availability data. They report that the percentage of premises in Central Bedfordshire with speeds less than 2Mbps was 8.6% and 12% in Bedford. Superfast broadband is available to 76.8% of Central Bedfordshire and 77.1% of Bedford.</p><p> </p><p>Between 2012 and 2013 this represents an increase of 6.5% in superfast broadband availability in Central Bedfordshire and a 1.8% reduction in the number receiving 2Mbps or below. For Bedford, figures are 1.1% increase in availability of superfast broadband and a 2.4% reduction in 2Mbps or below services.</p><p> </p><p>Ofcom did not publish analysis at constituency level. The Ofcom figures were released in 2013, but Ofcom are due to release an update of its Fixed Broadband Map for 2014 shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wantage more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T14:20:08.3124898Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T14:20:08.3124898Z
star this property answering member
1580
star this property label Biography information for Mr Edward Vaizey more like this
star this property tabling member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
114952
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Welfare Assistance Schemes: Bedfordshire more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what funding his Department provided to (a) Bedford Borough Council and (b) Central Bedfordshire Council for local welfare assistance schemes in 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Alistair Burt more like this
star this property uin 213513 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>The table below shows the funding provided by DWP to Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council in relation to local welfare assistance schemes for 2013/14 and 2014/15.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="3"><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td colspan="3"><p><strong>2014/15</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Local Authority</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Programme Funding</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Administration Funding</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Programme Funding</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Administration Funding</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Bedford</strong><strong> Borough Council</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£399,829</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£84,487</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£484,316</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£399,829</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£77,441</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£477,270</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Central Bedfordshire Council</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£355,903</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£75,205</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£431,108</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£355,903</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£68,934</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£424,837</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Webb more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T14:40:38.0762978Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T14:40:38.0762978Z
star this property answering member
220
star this property label Biography information for Steve Webb more like this
star this property tabling member
1201
unstar this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
101312
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: Brigg more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many start-up loans have been granted in Brigg and Goole constituency since that scheme's inception; and how much has been granted through such loans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 212263 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>In total more than 21,000 Start Up Loans have been issued to budding entrepreneurs across the country since the scheme launched in June 2012. 23 loans have been issued in Brigg and Goole with a value of £117,800.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T15:11:55.8665821Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T15:11:55.8665821Z
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property previous answer version
25805
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
star this property answering member
4070
star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
star this property tabling member
3939
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
114741
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answering body
Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Falkland Islands more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he last met his Argentinian counterpart to discuss the Falkland Islands; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 213607 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), has not spoken directly to the Argentine Foreign Minister on this issue. Neither did his predecessor my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague).</p><p>In February 2013 my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), and representatives of the Falkland Islands Government, offered to meet with Mr Timerman to discuss issues of mutual interest in the South Atlantic, including hydrocarbons. This meeting was declined.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Hugo Swire more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T16:04:37.9615154Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T16:04:37.9615154Z
star this property answering member
1408
star this property label Biography information for Sir Hugo Swire more like this
star this property tabling member
1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
106351
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Third Sector more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, to which (a) charities and (b) voluntary organisations his Department has provided funding in the last four years; and how much funding was provided to each such body. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 213367 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Justice does not centrally record expenditure on funding for charities and voluntary organisations. To obtain this information from across the Ministry would incur a disproportionate cost as a manual check would have to be made of each business area’s month end return for each of the 48 months for which information has been requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T17:26:45.6646149Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T17:26:45.6646149Z
star this property answering member
1528
star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
star this property tabling member
1516
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
106352
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
star this property answering body
Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Legal Opinion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much his Department has spent on external legal advice in each of the last four years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 213366 more like this
star this property answer
answer
unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Spend on external legal advice for the last four years is set out in the table below. The figures also include spend on legal representation as it is not possible to separate these figures. The figures are for the core Department and the larger executive agencies (NOMS, HMCTS and LAA). Smaller agencies (OPG and CICA) and NDPBs have not been included.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>£m</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>24.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>22.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>21.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>34.2</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>£5.5m of the increase in spend in 2013/14 is due to the cost of legal staff that transferred to TSol in July 2013; and c£4m is attributable to family legal representation at the Hillsborough Inquest; and c£1.4m to an increase in NOMS costs for legal representation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-11T17:59:57.8419713Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T17:59:57.8419713Z
star this property answering member
1496
star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
star this property tabling member
1516
unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this