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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
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Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospitals: Consultants 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 change the level of tax for NHS consultants working overtime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
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Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 276566 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government keeps public sector pay and pensions policy under constant review in the context of the wider public finances. The same tax rules must apply identically to everyone in the same situation, regardless of their employer.</p><p> </p><p>Pensions tax relief is one of the most expensive reliefs in the personal tax system. In 2017/18 income tax and employer National Insurance Contributions relief cost over £50 billion, with around two-thirds going to higher and additional rate taxpayers.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has listened carefully to specific concerns raised by some high-earning NHS consultants impacted by annual allowance tax charges.</p><p> </p><p>In response, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has announced his intention to consult on proposals for a new 50:50 option providing pension flexibility for senior clinicians in the NHS. This flexibility will give senior clinicians in England and Wales more choice in respect of their pension accrual, and therefore the ability to control better any pensions tax charges.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T12:03:41.453Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T12:03:41.453Z
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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 Andrea Jenkyns remove filter