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star this property date less than 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
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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 Employment: Taxation 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 whether the Check Employment Status for Tax tool is fit-for-purpose ahead of the roll-out of the off-payroll rules to the private sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) is an online guidance service, published on Gov.UK alongside HMRC’s more detailed guidance on employment status. HMRC developed CEST to help all engagers and individuals to determine employment status and decide whether the off-payroll rules apply.<p> </p>HMRC’s CEST service has been rigorously tested against known case law and settled cases, and HMRC stand by the result if it is used in accordance with their guidance.<p> </p>HMRC continue to enhance CEST in response to stakeholders’ concerns. Improvements will be made to language and presentation and include guidance to ensure questions are clearly understood. Changes are being tested with tax specialists and users of the service to ensure they meet individuals’ and businesses’ needs. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T14:42:55.393Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Housing: Finance 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, what assessment he has made of the financial effect on the housing sector of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West 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 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>We would prefer to leave with a deal, and we will work in an energetic and determined way to get that better deal.</p><p> </p><p>The fundamentals of the British economy are strong – wages are growing at the fastest rate in over a decade, employment is at a joint record high and the unemployment rate is at its lowest in over 40 years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is turbocharging preparations to ensure we are ready to leave with or without a deal on 31 October, and all necessary funds will be made available. HM Treasury routinely monitors economic conditions and risks.</p><p> </p><p>Short-term forecasting is undertaken by the Office for Budget Responsibility in line with its statutory duty. In line with its remit, the OBR’s forecasts include the economic and fiscal impact of government policy on EU exit where the effects can be quantified with reasonable accuracy.</p><p> </p><p>The Bank of England also provided analysis of the EU exit impacts on the UK economy consistent with its responsibilities on monetary policy.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T16:35:37.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T16:35:37.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Housing 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, with reference to the oral contribution of the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury of 30 September 2019, Official Report, column 981, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the housing sector of short positions against the pound in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West 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 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>We are focused on getting a deal and we are working in a determined way to get that deal.</p><p> </p><p>The fundamentals of our economy are strong: wages are growing, employment is at a record high and the unemployment rate is at a historic low. Further, since 2010, the Government has increased housing supply by over 1.3m, including 430,000 affordable homes. Over 222,000 additional homes were delivered in 2017/18 – the highest level in all but one of the last 31 years.</p><p> </p><p>The Government and the independent Bank of England have the policy tools available to them, and we’ll work closely with the Bank of England to ensure fiscal and monetary remain well co-ordinated.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T06:57:24.047Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T06:57:24.047Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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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 Debts 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, what guidance and support his Department provides to people experiencing problem debt. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>To simplify the existing public financial guidance landscape and offer more holistic support to consumers, the Government established the Money and Pensions Service in January 2019.</p><p>The Government has increased public funding for free professional debt advice to almost £56m this year, enough to provide support to 560,000 people in England.</p><p>To support people in problem debt, the Government is introducing a Breathing Space scheme that will provide them with a 60-day period where interest and charges on their debts are frozen and enforcement action from creditors is paused.</p><p>Breathing Space will encourage people to access debt advice and will allow them the time and space to fully engage with professional support, helping them identify a sustainable solution to their debts.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T11:11:44.357Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T11:11:44.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Economic Growth: Forecasts more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when updated growth forecasts will next be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The government’s medium-term economic and fiscal forecasting is undertaken by the independent Office for Budget Responsibility in line with its statutory duty.</p><p> </p><p>The most recent growth forecast was published in March 2019 in the OBR’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook. They will produce a new economic and fiscal forecast at the next fiscal event.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond (Yorks) more like this
star this property answering member printed Rishi Sunak more like this
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less than 2019-11-01T08:43:39.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-01T08:43:39.737Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rishi Sunak more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Public Sector: Redundancy Pay more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of an exemption for low-paid workers as part of the Government's plan to restrict exit payments in the public sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 272905 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.443Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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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 Public Sector: Redundancy Pay more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative assessment the Government has undertaken on the restriction of exit payments on public sector staff in (a) local authorities, (b) the Civil Service (c) the NHS, (d) the armed forces and (e) police forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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272902 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.68Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
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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 Public Sector: Redundancy Pay more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he has taken to engage with (a) local authorities and (b) trade unions as part of the public consultation on restricting exit payments in the public sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
272902 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.393Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Public Sector: Redundancy Pay 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 steps he is taking to ensure that long-service public sector workers on lower pay scales are not inequitably affected by the restriction on exit payments in the public sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 272908 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
272902 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1136657
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Public Sector: Redundancy Pay 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, when the Government expects to publish the findings of the public consultation on restricting exit payments in the public sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green remove filter
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Catherine West 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The government has previously consulted and legislated on the policy for a cap of £95,000 on exit payments in the public sector. The consultation published on 10 April 2019 sought views on the draft regulations to implement this policy. An impact assessment was conducted and published in the 2016 consultation ahead of the primary legislation. Following the current consultation, a further equalities assessment will be conducted on the final version of the legislation.</p><p> </p><p>The government believes it is right to include all payments related to exit within the cap. The cap does not affect any pension that a person has earned through their years of service or have any impact on accrued pension rights. Instead the cap ensures that any additional contribution to that pension made by the employer to fund early access to a pension is limited to no more than £95,000, on account these costs are ultimately funded by the taxpayer.</p><p> </p><p>We accept that there will be some circumstances where it will be necessary or desirable to relax the cap. As such, a waiver system will be in place for use in exceptional situations, including where imposing the cap would cause genuine hardship.</p><p> </p><p>At the request of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), HM Treasury officials met with the TUC and their members during the consultation period. The government is currently considering responses to the consultation on the draft regulations to implement the public sector exit payment cap. The government will respond to the consultation and finalised regulations will be laid before Parliament in due course.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
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less than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T10:07:17.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this