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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-11more like thisremove minimum value filter
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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 Economic Situation more like this
star 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 estimate his Department has made of the potential effect on the country's gross domestic product of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 10008 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 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star this property answer text <p>Government has undertaken a significant amount of work to assess the economic impacts of leaving the EU. This is part of our continued programme of rigorous and extensive analytical work on a range of scenarios on a sector by sector basis.</p><p> </p><p>All departments need to prepare not just for a negotiated settlement, but also for the no deal scenario. We are confident that we will secure a deal, but are prepared should there be no deal.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T10:22:29.03Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T10:22:29.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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 Credit Cards: Debts more like this
star 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 representations he has received on the practice of credit card lenders targeting individuals who have unaffordable levels of debt. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 10027 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 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star this property answer text <p>Treasury ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sector as part of the process of policy development and delivery.</p><p>Regulation of consumer credit, including credit cards, is the responsibility of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA conducted a credit card market study in November 2014 and published its final report in July 2016. Following this, it consulted in April 2017 on proposed remedies to tackle persistent debt in the credit card market. The government will continue to work with the FCA to ensure that customers are treated fairly<strong>.</strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T10:55:58.557Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T10:55:58.557Z
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4095
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
759861
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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 Balance of Payments more like this
star 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 steps he is taking to reduce the balance of payments deficit; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 10042 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>The current account deficit has widened due to a worsening in investment income, as returns on investments in the UK have been higher than the income earned by the UK on investment abroad. As the world economy recovers the current account deficit should narrow, in line with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s forecast of -2.0% of GDP in 2021<strong>. </strong>The Government is supporting exports through UK Export Finance which has provided £14bn in support for UK exporters in the last five years and <strong>t</strong>he Department for International Trade helping over 2,800 businesses who are new to exporting.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T13:01:28.09Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T13:01:28.09Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
759631
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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 Private Rented Housing more like this
star 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 estimate he has made of the number of homes bought as buy to let in January to June (a) 2016 and (b) 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 10056 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>Data from UK Finance shows that the number of UK homes bought as buy-to-let between January and June 2016 was 63,800, and the number of UK homes bought as buy-to-let between January and June 2017 was 36,300.</p><p> </p><p>A significant increase in buy-to-let transaction volumes occurred in March 2016. This preceded changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax, which introduced a 3% surcharge on purchases of Buy-to-Let properties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T13:09:17.833Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T13:09:17.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
759676
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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 Universities: EU Grants and Loans more like this
star 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 take steps to ensure that universities with European Investment Bank loans are not affected by changes in the legal terms of their loans as a result of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 10150 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>Contracts signed between the European Investment Bank (EIB) Group and UK counterparties are matters for the parties. They do not contain any provisions relating to the departure of a member state from the EU. The UK is in the process of negotiating what its future relationship with the EIB will be, but the government is clear that the UK’s exit from the EU on its own does not change existing EIB Group contracts with UK counterparties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T13:04:00.767Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T13:04:00.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Loans: Interest Rates more like this
star 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 estimate he has made of the number of people who have had loans approved at the advertised representative APR rates for loan products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 10192 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government has fundamentally reformed regulation of the consumer credit market, transferring regulatory responsibility from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in April 2014. This more robust regulatory system is helping to deliver the Government’s vision for a well-functioning and sustainable consumer credit market which is able to meet consumers’ needs. Treasury ministers and officials meet regularly with the FCA to discuss relevant regulatory issues.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not hold the requested estimate, but the FCA’s rules require firms to reasonably expect that in at least 51% of credit agreements entered into as a result of a promotion, credit will be provided to the consumer at the representative APR or lower. The FCA’s rules also require firms to ensure that their communications and financial promotions are fair, clear and not misleading. The FCA is able to impose tough sanctions, such as banning products, imposing unlimited fines and ordering firms to pay money back to customers, where wrongdoing is found.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 10193 more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T13:12:31.377Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T13:12:31.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Loans: Interest Rates more like this
star 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 discussions he has had with the Financial Conduct Authority on the number of customers offered loans at a higher rate than that advertised by UK financial institutions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 10193 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government has fundamentally reformed regulation of the consumer credit market, transferring regulatory responsibility from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in April 2014. This more robust regulatory system is helping to deliver the Government’s vision for a well-functioning and sustainable consumer credit market which is able to meet consumers’ needs. Treasury ministers and officials meet regularly with the FCA to discuss relevant regulatory issues.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not hold the requested estimate, but the FCA’s rules require firms to reasonably expect that in at least 51% of credit agreements entered into as a result of a promotion, credit will be provided to the consumer at the representative APR or lower. The FCA’s rules also require firms to ensure that their communications and financial promotions are fair, clear and not misleading. The FCA is able to impose tough sanctions, such as banning products, imposing unlimited fines and ordering firms to pay money back to customers, where wrongdoing is found.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 10192 more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T13:12:31.437Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T13:12:31.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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 Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
star 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 estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of providing the 20 per cent tax relief to non-taxpayers enrolled in net-pay-arrangement defined contribution pension schemes on the same basis as is provided in relief-at-source schemes; and how many people are not benefiting from that relief. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 10359 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>No estimate has been carried out on the cost of providing tax relief for non-taxpayers enrolled in net-pay schemes. Legislation determines the difference between net-pay and relief-at-source systems, and ultimately, it is for pension schemes to choose which to apply. To help employers choose an appropriate pension scheme, The Pensions Regulator offers guidance, including information on the different methods by which tax incentives are obtained.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T12:53:27.753Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T12:53:27.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar 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: EU Action more like this
star 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, whether existing contracts that underpin cross-border financial transactions within the EU of financial institutions based in the UK will continue to be valid when the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds Central more like this
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Hilary Benn more like this
star this property uin 10390 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 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to work with the Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority to assess how the UK’s exit from the EU could impact financial services firms, and is alive to the risk that the UK’s withdrawal could in some cases create legal uncertainties regarding the status of existing cross-border financial services contracts.</p><p> </p><p>As noted in the record of its meeting on 20 September 2017, these and other issues that the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) have identified pose risks to the provision of financial services in both the European Union and the United Kingdom. The FPC also highlighted in its June Financial Stability Report the risk of market fragmentation as the UK leaves the EU, which could result in higher costs and greater risks for both EU and UK companies and households.</p><p> </p><p>There is a shared interest for both the UK and the EU in ensuring that we avoid outcomes that impose unnecessary costs and disruption to UK and EU individuals and businesses as the UK leaves the EU.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-10-09T15:53:10.967Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T15:53:10.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hilary Benn more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
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HM Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: EU Grants and Loans more like this
star 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, pursuant to the Answer of 12 September 2017 to Question 7295, how much funding UK companies have received from the (a) European Investment Bank and the (b) European Investment Fund in (i) each of the last three years and (ii) each month of the 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 10429 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 2017-10-10more like thismore than 2017-10-10
star this property answer text <p>This information is all publicly available.</p><p> </p><p>The European Investment Bank (EIB) publishes details of all projects including dates of approval and signature and total signed amounts. Information on UK EIB projects can be found in the link below.</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.eib.org/projects/loan/list/?region=1&amp;country=GB" target="_blank">http://www.eib.org/projects/loan/list/?region=1&amp;country=GB</a></p><p> </p><p>The European Investment Fund also publish information on all newly signed operations on their website including signature dates and amounts invested. This can be found in the link below.</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.eif.org/news_centre/press_releases/all/index.htm" target="_blank">http://www.eif.org/news_centre/press_releases/all/index.htm</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-10-10T12:54:57.487Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-10T12:54:57.487Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this