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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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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 Thomas Cook: Insolvency more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 30 September 2019 to Question 290754, whether the Government met, held discussions or corresponded with the management of the Royal Bank of Scotland to discuss Thomas Cook UK between 14 September 2019 and the collapse of that company. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 292221 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 The government has no role in the operational decision making of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). The government manages its shareholding in RBS at arm’s length and on a commercial basis through UK Government Investments Ltd (UKGI). UKGI's role is to manage the investment and not the bank itself. Operational decisions, including relating to commercial lending, are made by RBS.<p> </p><p>Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-giftsand-overseas-travel</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 2019-10-03T16:18:20.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T16:18:20.543Z
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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 Nic Dakin more like this
1135794
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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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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 Treasury: Iron and Steel 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether officials in his Department have had discussions with officials in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the UK Steel charter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 271384 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We have discussed the procurement of steel with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which has asked all government departments to consider guidance on steel procurement and to notify of any upcoming opportunities for industry.</p><p> </p><p>More broadly, the government is committed to supporting the steel sector to realise the broader commercial opportunities that are open to it. The Chancellor announced at the last Budget that we are establishing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – backed by up to £315 million of investment – to help businesses with high energy use (including steel companies) to cut their bills and transition UK industry to a low carbon future. We are also providing up to £66m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to help steel and other foundation industries develop radical new technologies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 270375 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.777Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1135239
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-27more like thismore than 2019-06-27
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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 Treasury: Iron and Steel 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will sign his Department up to the UK Steel charter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 270375 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 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
star this property answer text <p>We have discussed the procurement of steel with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which has asked all government departments to consider guidance on steel procurement and to notify of any upcoming opportunities for industry.</p><p> </p><p>More broadly, the government is committed to supporting the steel sector to realise the broader commercial opportunities that are open to it. The Chancellor announced at the last Budget that we are establishing the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – backed by up to £315 million of investment – to help businesses with high energy use (including steel companies) to cut their bills and transition UK industry to a low carbon future. We are also providing up to £66m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to help steel and other foundation industries develop radical new technologies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Newark more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 271384 more like this
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less than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-03T11:02:49.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1149206
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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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 Entrepreneurs' Relief 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the Association of Accounting Technicians' proposal for the Government to abolish Entrepreneurs Relief and invest the £3 billion saving in initiatives or reliefs that encourage business start-ups or scale-up activity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 539 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 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The objective of Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is to promote enterprise by offering a reduced rate of tax to individuals who have contributed to the creation and growth of a business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government continues to monitor the effectiveness of ER. HMRC’s most recent evaluation was published in December 2017, and is available <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-gains-tax-entrepreneurs-relief-behaviours-and-motivations" target="_blank">here</a>. The Government has no current plans to abolish ER, but keeps all taxes and reliefs under review.</p> 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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537 more like this
538 more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T15:00:53.207Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T15:00:53.207Z
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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 Nic Dakin more like this
1149205
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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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 Entrepreneurs' Relief 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the (a) effect and (b) cost effectiveness of the Entrepreneur Relief scheme on incentivising investment in business. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 538 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 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The objective of Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is to promote enterprise by offering a reduced rate of tax to individuals who have contributed to the creation and growth of a business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government continues to monitor the effectiveness of ER. HMRC’s most recent evaluation was published in December 2017, and is available <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-gains-tax-entrepreneurs-relief-behaviours-and-motivations" target="_blank">here</a>. The Government has no current plans to abolish ER, but keeps all taxes and reliefs under review.</p> 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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537 more like this
539 more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T15:00:53.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T15:00:53.137Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1149204
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unstar this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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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 Entrepreneurs' Relief 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 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the objectives of the Entrepreneur Relief scheme are; and what assessment his Department has made as to whether those objectives are being met. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 537 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 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The objective of Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is to promote enterprise by offering a reduced rate of tax to individuals who have contributed to the creation and growth of a business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government continues to monitor the effectiveness of ER. HMRC’s most recent evaluation was published in December 2017, and is available <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/capital-gains-tax-entrepreneurs-relief-behaviours-and-motivations" target="_blank">here</a>. The Government has no current plans to abolish ER, but keeps all taxes and reliefs under review.</p> 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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538 more like this
539 more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T15:00:53.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T15:00:53.073Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1134878
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance: Convictions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many criminal convictions there have been of promoters of loan schemes subject to the 2019 Loan Charge. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 269723 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The information you have requested is not available. HMRC are working through the settlement process with those Disguised Remuneration users who came forward to settle their tax affairs before 5 April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Scheme users who chose not to repay the outstanding loan, or agree a settlement with HMRC, by 5 April 2019, are now liable for the loan charge and should report it as part of their 2018-19 tax liability.</p><p> </p><p>To date, no promoters of disguised remuneration (DR) schemes have been convicted of criminal offences related to DR schemes as such. There are no criminal offences specific to the promotion of mass marketed tax avoidance schemes but HMRC may conduct a criminal investigation into an individual’s actions when, for example, reliance is placed on a false or altered document, or if the material facts are misrepresented. In May, six individuals were arrested on suspicion of promoting fraudulent loan charge arrangements.</p><p> </p><p>Since the formation of HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service on 1 April 2016, more than 20 individuals have been convicted for offences relating to arrangements which have been promoted and marketed as tax avoidance schemes, resulting in over 100 years in custodial sentences. A significant number of avoidance scheme promoters are currently under criminal investigation by HMRC.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269719 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T09:18:01.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T09:18:01.763Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1134863
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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 Tax Avoidance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people with closed tax years are affected by the 2019 Loan Charge. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 269719 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 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The information you have requested is not available. HMRC are working through the settlement process with those Disguised Remuneration users who came forward to settle their tax affairs before 5 April 2019.</p><p> </p><p>Scheme users who chose not to repay the outstanding loan, or agree a settlement with HMRC, by 5 April 2019, are now liable for the loan charge and should report it as part of their 2018-19 tax liability.</p><p> </p><p>To date, no promoters of disguised remuneration (DR) schemes have been convicted of criminal offences related to DR schemes as such. There are no criminal offences specific to the promotion of mass marketed tax avoidance schemes but HMRC may conduct a criminal investigation into an individual’s actions when, for example, reliance is placed on a false or altered document, or if the material facts are misrepresented. In May, six individuals were arrested on suspicion of promoting fraudulent loan charge arrangements.</p><p> </p><p>Since the formation of HMRC’s Fraud Investigation Service on 1 April 2016, more than 20 individuals have been convicted for offences relating to arrangements which have been promoted and marketed as tax avoidance schemes, resulting in over 100 years in custodial sentences. A significant number of avoidance scheme promoters are currently under criminal investigation by HMRC.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 269723 more like this
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less than 2019-07-05T09:18:01.72Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-05T09:18:01.72Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1145753
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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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 Thomas Cook: Insolvency more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions (a) he, (b) his Ministers and (c) his officials have had with the management of the Royal Bank of Scotland on Thomas Cook UK between 14 September 2019 and the collapse of that company. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 290754 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 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>The government manages its shareholding in RBS at arm’s length on a commercial basis through UK Government Investments Ltd (UKGI). UKGI's role is to manage the investment, not the bank itself. RBS retains its own independent board and management team for strategic and operational decision-making, including in relation to commercial lending, and the government has no role in such decision-making.</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 2019-09-30T12:38:59.67Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T12:38:59.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1145487
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unstar this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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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 Treasury: Energy Supply more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which provider supplies energy to his Department; how much CO2 was emitted through his Department’s energy consumption in the latest period for which figures are available; whether the criteria his Department uses to selecting an energy supplier includes how environmentally friendly the supplier is; and what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce CO2 emissions from its energy use. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe remove filter
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 290334 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The Treasury’s Electricity supplier is EDF and the Gas supplier is Corona. EDF and Corona Energy are the sole suppliers on the Crown Commercial Services Framework for Electricity and Gas respectively. Crown Commercial Services select the energy suppliers for their framework.</p><p>CO2 emissions for the period April 2018 to March 2019 were 825 tonnes. Since February 2019, HM Treasury’s electricity supply is backed by certifiable renewable technologies which have a zero emissions rating.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T15:21:22.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T15:21:22.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Simon Clarke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this