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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Payment Methods 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when his Department plans to publish its response to the call for evidence on cash and digital payments in the new economy that closed on 5 June 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 198928 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 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The Call for Evidence produced a wide range of evidence, which requires thoughtful consideration.</p><p> </p><p>We have recently announced that the denominational mix of notes and coins would not change. Response to other matters will be made in due course.</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 2018-12-10T15:13:22.133Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T15:13:22.133Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
1077616
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Bank of England, (b) Financial Conduct Authority and (c) Payment Systems Regulator on the availability of access to cash through (i) ATMs and (ii) other means. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 226214 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 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK. Government has been engaging and will continue to engage with the regulators and industry, including both the Payment Systems Regulator and LINK (the scheme that runs the UK’s ATM network), on this topic. For example, last year we conducted a call for evidence on cash and digital payments in the new economy. This explored how the trend from cash to digital payments impacts on different sectors, different regions and different demographics. The Government will formally respond to the call for evidence in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The Government established the Payment Systems Regulator with a statutory duty to ensure that payment systems work well for those who use them. As part of this, the PSR regulates LINK and is closely monitoring developments within ATM provision. LINK has committed to maintain the broad geographical coverage of the ATM network in the UK. The PSR has used its powers to hold LINK to account over its commitments and to ensure LINK reports to it on a regular basis.</p><p> </p><p>Government also notes that LINK has commissioned an independent review (chaired by Natalie Ceeney) which is looking at long-term access to cash.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
226215 more like this
226216 more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T14:12:35.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T14:12:35.6Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
1077618
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if the Government will include in the statutory objectives of the Payment Systems Regulator powers to protect access to cash; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 226215 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 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK. Government has been engaging and will continue to engage with the regulators and industry, including both the Payment Systems Regulator and LINK (the scheme that runs the UK’s ATM network), on this topic. For example, last year we conducted a call for evidence on cash and digital payments in the new economy. This explored how the trend from cash to digital payments impacts on different sectors, different regions and different demographics. The Government will formally respond to the call for evidence in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The Government established the Payment Systems Regulator with a statutory duty to ensure that payment systems work well for those who use them. As part of this, the PSR regulates LINK and is closely monitoring developments within ATM provision. LINK has committed to maintain the broad geographical coverage of the ATM network in the UK. The PSR has used its powers to hold LINK to account over its commitments and to ensure LINK reports to it on a regular basis.</p><p> </p><p>Government also notes that LINK has commissioned an independent review (chaired by Natalie Ceeney) which is looking at long-term access to cash.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
226214 more like this
226216 more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T14:12:35.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T14:12:35.553Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
1077620
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-26more like thismore than 2019-02-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions the Government has had with the Payment Systems Regulator on its review of cash infrastructure; and what the timeframe is for the publication of (a) further details on the review and (b) the review itself. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 226216 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 2019-03-04more like thismore than 2019-03-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK. Government has been engaging and will continue to engage with the regulators and industry, including both the Payment Systems Regulator and LINK (the scheme that runs the UK’s ATM network), on this topic. For example, last year we conducted a call for evidence on cash and digital payments in the new economy. This explored how the trend from cash to digital payments impacts on different sectors, different regions and different demographics. The Government will formally respond to the call for evidence in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The Government established the Payment Systems Regulator with a statutory duty to ensure that payment systems work well for those who use them. As part of this, the PSR regulates LINK and is closely monitoring developments within ATM provision. LINK has committed to maintain the broad geographical coverage of the ATM network in the UK. The PSR has used its powers to hold LINK to account over its commitments and to ensure LINK reports to it on a regular basis.</p><p> </p><p>Government also notes that LINK has commissioned an independent review (chaired by Natalie Ceeney) which is looking at long-term access to cash.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Salisbury more like this
star this property answering member printed John Glen more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
226214 more like this
226215 more like this
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less than 2019-03-04T14:12:35.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-04T14:12:35.647Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
1079574
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-03-01
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bank Cards: Fees and Charges 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Government has plans to reform the cap on interchange rate fees for card payments introduced in the Interchange Fee Regulation 2016 from a percentage cap to a flat rate of 50p per transaction. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 227415 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 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government is open to hearing views on this issue, and digital payments more broadly, as evidenced by its call for evidence on cash and digital payments in the new economy. Amongst other things, this explored how the Government can best support digital payments. The Government will formally respond to the call for evidence in due course.</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 2019-03-06T15:24:01.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T15:24:01.517Z
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4051
star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
798005
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-30more like thismore than 2017-11-30
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Emergency Services: Scotland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, will he give a commitment to refund all VAT paid by Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Gerard Killen more like this
star this property uin 116912 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 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>Autumn Budget 2017 announced the government’s intention to amend legislation so that Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will be eligible for VAT refunds. This change will be enacted through Finance Bill 2017-18.</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 2017-12-05T16:14:50.16Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T16:14:50.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
804370
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of relative poverty of areas where ATMs which are not free to use are located. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 118586 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 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK, and will continue to work with industry to ensure continued free access to cash. Since 1998, the number of free to use ATMs has more than doubled, from 24,600 to over 53,000.</p><p>Government has not made an assessment of the relative poverty of areas where there are no free to use ATMs. However LINK, the organisation behind the ATM network in the UK, carries out an assessment of areas where there are no free to use ATMs as part of the financial inclusion programme it runs, in collaboration with Toynbee Hall, to ensure the provision of ATMs in areas of deprivation, where demand would not otherwise make one viable. LINK is intending to strengthen its financial inclusion programme even further to ensure that the need for ATMs continue to be met.</p><p>HM Treasury has not had discussions with the Bank of England or the Financial Conduct Authority about imposing a cap on charges to customers for ATMs which are not free to use or introducing powers to prevent the development of areas where there are no free-to-use ATMs. The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is monitoring developments within ATM provision, and is conducting ongoing internal work on the impact that changes to interchange fees may have. The Government set the PSR up in 2015 with the statutory objective to ensure that the UK’s payment systems work in the interests of their users. Government is confident that the PSR will use its powers to act should any of the firms it regulates behave in a way that conflicts with its statutory objectives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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118573 more like this
118580 more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T15:39:48.777Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T15:39:48.777Z
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4095
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
804373
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges 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
unstar this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Bank of England and (b) the Financial Conduct Authority about imposing a maximum cap on charges to customers using ATMs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 118580 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 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK, and will continue to work with industry to ensure continued free access to cash. Since 1998, the number of free to use ATMs has more than doubled, from 24,600 to over 53,000.</p><p>Government has not made an assessment of the relative poverty of areas where there are no free to use ATMs. However LINK, the organisation behind the ATM network in the UK, carries out an assessment of areas where there are no free to use ATMs as part of the financial inclusion programme it runs, in collaboration with Toynbee Hall, to ensure the provision of ATMs in areas of deprivation, where demand would not otherwise make one viable. LINK is intending to strengthen its financial inclusion programme even further to ensure that the need for ATMs continue to be met.</p><p>HM Treasury has not had discussions with the Bank of England or the Financial Conduct Authority about imposing a cap on charges to customers for ATMs which are not free to use or introducing powers to prevent the development of areas where there are no free-to-use ATMs. The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is monitoring developments within ATM provision, and is conducting ongoing internal work on the impact that changes to interchange fees may have. The Government set the PSR up in 2015 with the statutory objective to ensure that the UK’s payment systems work in the interests of their users. Government is confident that the PSR will use its powers to act should any of the firms it regulates behave in a way that conflicts with its statutory objectives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
118573 more like this
118586 more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T15:39:48.667Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T15:39:48.667Z
star this property answering member
4095
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property tabling member
4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
804376
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges 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
unstar this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Bank of England and (b) the Financial Conduct Authority about introducing powers to prevent the development of areas where there are no free-to-use ATMs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 118573 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 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises that widespread free access to cash remains extremely important to the day-to-day lives of many consumers and businesses in the UK, and will continue to work with industry to ensure continued free access to cash. Since 1998, the number of free to use ATMs has more than doubled, from 24,600 to over 53,000.</p><p>Government has not made an assessment of the relative poverty of areas where there are no free to use ATMs. However LINK, the organisation behind the ATM network in the UK, carries out an assessment of areas where there are no free to use ATMs as part of the financial inclusion programme it runs, in collaboration with Toynbee Hall, to ensure the provision of ATMs in areas of deprivation, where demand would not otherwise make one viable. LINK is intending to strengthen its financial inclusion programme even further to ensure that the need for ATMs continue to be met.</p><p>HM Treasury has not had discussions with the Bank of England or the Financial Conduct Authority about imposing a cap on charges to customers for ATMs which are not free to use or introducing powers to prevent the development of areas where there are no free-to-use ATMs. The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is monitoring developments within ATM provision, and is conducting ongoing internal work on the impact that changes to interchange fees may have. The Government set the PSR up in 2015 with the statutory objective to ensure that the UK’s payment systems work in the interests of their users. Government is confident that the PSR will use its powers to act should any of the firms it regulates behave in a way that conflicts with its statutory objectives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
118580 more like this
118586 more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T15:39:48.527Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T15:39:48.527Z
star this property answering member
4095
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
805414
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Emergency Services: Scotland 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
unstar this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his Answer of 5 December 2017 to Question 116912, whether it is his policy to bring forward legislative proposals to refund all VAT paid by Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service since the establishment of those services in 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 119085 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 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answer text <p>Autumn Budget 2017 announced the government’s intention to amend legislation so that Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will be eligible for VAT refunds from April 2018. This change will be enacted through the Finance Bill and will save these services c.£40 million a year.</p><p> </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 2017-12-20T17:25:37.167Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-20T17:25:37.167Z
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3935
star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
star this property tabling member
4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter