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star this property date less than 2015-11-02more like thismore than 2015-11-02
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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 EU Budget 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much total government funding the UK contributed towards the budget of the EU in each year since 1992. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 14441 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-10more like thismore than 2015-11-10
star this property answer text <p>Details of UK contributions to the EU Budget are published annually in a document entitled European Union Finances.</p><br /><p>The latest edition (European Union Finances 2014) was published in December 2014 (Cm 8974) and is available in the House library. Table 3A on page 14 provides details of UK contributions, rebate and public sector receipts for the period 2008 to 2014.</p><br /><p>Figures for years prior to 2008 can be found in previous editions of this publication, which are also be available in the House library.</p><br /> 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
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less than 2015-11-10T14:48:09.047Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-03-22more like thismore than 2016-03-22
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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 Social Mobility 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of measures in Budget 2016 on social mobility. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 32097 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 2016-03-30more like thismore than 2016-03-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has carefully considered the impact of the tax and benefit reforms introduced in Budget. It is committed to improving social mobility by moving towards a higher wage, lower tax and lower welfare society.</p><p> </p><p>The Government published distributional analysis to accompany Budget 2016 which shows that the richest are paying a greater share of tax as a result of this government’s policies while the share of spending going to the poorest has been protected.</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
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less than 2016-03-30T13:40:05.05Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-30T13:40:05.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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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 Bank Services: Competition 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Open Banking in encouraging consumers to switch current accounts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 125231 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 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Current Account Switch Service (CASS), have conducted research which suggests that Open Banking will allow consumers to better understand the value of their current account, and compare it with competing products, potentially leading to an increase in switching. CASS will continue to monitor the impact of Open Banking on account switching.</p><p> </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 2018-02-05T15:11:44.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T15:11:44.097Z
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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 Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-23more like thismore than 2015-11-23
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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 Small Businesses: Finance 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the bank referral scheme announced in the 2015 Budget in providing accessible finance to small and medium-seized enterprises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 17360 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 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
star this property answer text <p>The bank referral scheme is not yet up and running but the Government is committed to delivering this policy which will help small and medium sized enterprises access the finance they need to grow and expand.</p><br /><p>Since the Government announced the Finance Platform policy at Budget 2014 significant progress on implementation has been made. The Government has consulted, passed primary legislation and is now close to making secondary legislation.</p><br /><p>The British Business Bank is currently undertaking a due diligence process on Finance Platforms that have expressed an interest in becoming designated and will advise HM Treasury on designation in the Spring; with the policy expected to ‘go live’ later in 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2015-12-01T17:09:59.743Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-01T17:09:59.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-12more like thismore than 2016-04-12
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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 Income Tax: National Insurance 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department's policies of the report by the Office for Tax Simplification's, The closer alignment of income tax and national insurance, published in March 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 33586 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 2016-04-20more like thismore than 2016-04-20
star this property answer text <p>Budget 2016 announced that the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) will review the impacts of moving employee National Insurance Contributions (NICs) to an annual, cumulative and aggregated basis and moving employer NICs to a payroll basis. After this review, the Government will respond in full to the OTS’s review of the closer alignment of income tax and NICs.</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
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less than 2016-04-20T16:42:55.22Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-20T16:42:55.22Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-05-23more like thismore than 2016-05-23
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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 Bank Services: ICT 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the role of financial technology in encouraging consumers to switch their current account. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 37958 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 2016-06-01more like thismore than 2016-06-01
star this property answer text <p>The government is committed to increasing competition in banking to improve outcomes for consumers. This includes delivering the Current Account Switch Service (CASS) which allows customers to switch their personal or business current account where they see a better deal – simply, quickly and reliably. Consumers have switched over 2.8 million times since the service was launched in 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Making it easier for people to understand and compare banking products and services can help drive consumer engagement and could lead to an increase in switching. Financial technology is an important part of this.</p><p> </p><p>In its recent provisional decision on remedies, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) proposed requiring the largest retail banks in Great Britain and Northern Ireland to develop and adopt an open API banking standard by early 2018.</p><p>This will make it easier for financial technology firms to make use of customer bank data in a variety of innovative ways, including providing services that make it easier for consumers to compare products and shop around for a better deal.</p><p> </p><p>The government welcomes the CMA’s ongoing work as a crucial step towards the goal of a highly competitive banking sector, and stands ready to take action as necessary once the CMA publishes its final report in the summer.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2016-06-01T13:51:23.613Zmore like thismore than 2016-06-01T13:51:23.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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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 Financial Services: Regulation 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of RegTech's potential effect on reducing the administrative burden of regulation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 129986 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 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
star this property answer text <p>RegTech has significant potential to reduce the administrative burden of regulation. The Financial Conduct Authority is already aware of the opportunities associated with RegTech, and have run a series of ‘tech sprints’ intended to address specific industry challenges.</p><p> </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 2018-03-07T13:47:09.95Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T13:47:09.95Z
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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 Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-16more like thismore than 2015-11-16
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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 Bank Services 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the availability of bank accounts for (a) crowd funding and (b) digital currency businesses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 16372 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-23more like thismore than 2015-11-23
star this property answer text <p>As the Chancellor announced at the Budget in March, the Government intends to bring digital currency exchanges into the scope of anti-money laundering regulation. The digital currency industry has highlighted the current lack of regulation as one of the obstacles firms face when trying to get bank accounts in the UK. The new regulatory regime will be designed to support firms’ access to these vital banking services, and to foster an environment in which legitimate digital currency businesses can flourish in the UK. The Treasury will consult on the detail of regulation shortly.</p><br /><p>The Government has supported the crowdfunding industry by consulting on whether to extend ISA eligibility to debt and equity crowdfunding and helping equity crowdfunding through the tax efficient Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) – without which 24% of investors say they would not have invested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2015-11-23T11:47:50.15Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-23T11:47:50.15Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-02-22more like thismore than 2017-02-22
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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 Science and Technology 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what fiscal steps he is taking to encourage investment in innovative UK science and technology projects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 908969 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-28more like thismore than 2017-02-28
star this property answer text <p>As my Rt Honerable Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced at Autumn Statement, the government is significantly increasing investment in R&amp;D, rising to an extra £2 billion a year by 2020-21; the largest increase in any parliament since at least 1979.</p><p> </p><p>This includes an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, which will support collaborations between businesses and the UK’s world-leading science base.</p><p> </p><p>This will ensure the UK remains an attractive place for businesses to invest in innovative research, and that the next generation of discoveries are made, developed and produced in Britain.</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
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less than 2017-02-28T15:04:15.817Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-28T15:04:15.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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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 Customs more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans his Department has to increase the efficiency of customs clearance processes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 124836 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 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
star this property answer text <p>The new CDS (Customs Declaration Service) will replace the current customs declaration computer system (CHIEF) in January 2019. CDS will provide businesses engaged in international trade with a robust, modern and flexible customs declaration service.</p><p> </p><p>‘The Customs Future Partnership Paper’ published on 15 August 2017 sets out the Government’s aspirations for future customs arrangements with the EU. The two new models proposed are:</p><p>- A highly streamlined customs arrangement</p><p>- A new customs partnership with the EU</p><p> </p><p>The precise nature of any new customs arrangement will be determined in negotiations with the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2018-02-01T14:47:26.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-01T14:47:26.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this