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star this property date less than 2018-02-06more like thismore than 2018-02-06
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HM 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 CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Cryptocurrencies 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 incorporate consumers who hold digital currencies into the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act 1987. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 126959 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-14more like thismore than 2018-02-14
star this property answer text <p>As with all policies, the Government keeps its policy towards digital currencies under review. The Government recognises the significant benefits that digital currencies and the related technology could bring, as well as potential challenges. The Government is monitoring the situation, and believes any regulation should be proportionate and risk-based.</p><p> </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 2018-02-14T15:21:17.49Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-14T15:21:17.49Z
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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 Mr Barry Sheerman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-07more like thismore than 2017-11-07
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HM Treasury more like this
star 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 Landfill Tax 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 amount accrued to the public purse in landfill tax in each of the last five years by region. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 112140 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 2017-11-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>HMRC does not hold information on Landfill Tax (LFT) receipts by region, but total receipts from LFT are published here:</p><p><a href="https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulletins.aspx" target="_blank">https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulletins.aspx</a></p><p> </p><p>The ONS have published experimental statistics on estimates of LFT receipts by region, which can be accessed here: <a href="https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/governmentpublicsectorandtaxes/publicsectorfinance/articles/countryandregionalpublicsectorfinances/2015to2016#revenue" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/governmentpublicsectorandtaxes/publicsectorfinance/articles/countryandregionalpublicsectorfinances/2015to2016#revenue</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Harrogate and Knaresborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Jones more like this
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less than 2017-11-17T11:02:34.837Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-17T11:02:34.837Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Jones more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
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HM Treasury more like this
star 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 Refugees: English Language 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 funding the Government provides to support refugees to learn English. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 117719 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
star this property answer text <p>The Government provides funding to support refugees to learn English in a number of ways:</p><p> </p><ul><li><p>Adults with refugee status are eligible for funding for English courses from the Adult Education Budget, and the Government covers full costs if they are unemployed and looking for work.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The Home Office and the Department for Education have created a joint fund that will allocate up to £10 million across five years for additional English language training and support for people resettled under the Vulnerable Resettlement Scheme and Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme. English language tuition also forms part of the support package provided to refugees arriving in the UK under the Gateway Protection Programme.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Refugees may access the English Language Programme funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), and money from the Controlling Migration Fund can be used to support refugees to learn English.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>For schools, local authorities currently have discretion to allocate funding within local formulas based on the number of pupils who have English as an additional language (EAL), and have recently entered the school system.</p></li></ul>
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 2017-12-13T16:43:20.003Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-13T16:43:20.003Z
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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 Mr Barry Sheerman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
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HM Treasury more like this
star 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 Cryptocurrencies 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 the Government will introduce a fiat digital currency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 127161 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 2018-02-23more like thismore than 2018-02-23
star this property answer text <p>The Bank of England does not currently plan to issue a central bank-issued digital currency. However, the Bank is undertaking research to better understand the implications of a central bank issuing a digital currency.</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 2018-02-23T09:52:45.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-23T09:52:45.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-06more like thismore than 2018-02-06
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Unexplained Wealth Orders 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 Attorney General, what steps he is taking to ensure that the Crown Prosecution Service has the resources necessary to implement the new unexplained wealth orders. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 126990 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 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has adequate resources to undertake work relating to unexplained wealth orders.</p><p>The Home Office will provide funding to the value of £70,500 in 2017-18 in order to support CPS POC and the ROCU/RART network to develop the knowledge and skills required in order to investigate cases appropriately and to conduct High Court civil litigation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-02-19T09:36:32.473Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-19T09:36:32.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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Treasury more like this
star 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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Royal Bank of Scotland: Finance 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, how and when the Government plans to make an assessment of the effect on the market share of the five largest business bank account providers of the grant funding awarded by Banking Competition Remedies Ltd under the RBS alternative remedies package. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 205207 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The government agreed the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)-funded Alternative Remedies Package (the Package) with the European Commission (EC) in September 2017 as a resolution to RBS’ final State aid commitment to divest the part of its business known as Williams &amp; Glyn. The Package was agreed on the basis that it is capable of having an equivalent positive impact on competition in the UK business banking market as the original State aid commitment.</p><p> </p><p>Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) was established in 2018 as the independent body to implement and oversee the Package. HM Treasury has appointed an independent third-party monitor which reports regularly to HM Treasury on the performance of BCR. The Package consists of a £425m Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) and a £350m Incentivised Switching Scheme (ISS).</p><p> </p><p>The CIF comprises of 15 pre-determined grants divided into four pools, each with a distinct pro-competition purpose based on criteria agreed between HM Treasury and the EC. Eligible challenger banks and other financial services providers can compete for these grants to develop and improve their financial products and services available to SMEs, and to improve their capability to compete with RBS in the provision of banking services to SMEs.</p><p> </p><p>BCR has responsibility for communicating information regarding the Package to the market. Further information on the Package, including eligibility criteria and timelines for implementation is available on BCR’s website: https://bcr-ltd.com/</p><p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</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
205204 more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T10:29:32.003Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T10:29:32.003Z
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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 Mr Barry Sheerman remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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Treasury more like this
star 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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Banking Competition Remedies 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 discussions his Department has had with Banking Competition Remedies Ltd since the appointment of that organisation's board of directors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 205208 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The government agreed the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)-funded Alternative Remedies Package (the Package) with the European Commission (EC) in September 2017 as a resolution to RBS’ final State aid commitment to divest the part of its business known as Williams &amp; Glyn. The Package was agreed on the basis that it is capable of having an equivalent positive impact on competition in the UK business banking market as the original State aid commitment.</p><p> </p><p>Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) was established in 2018 as the independent body to implement and oversee the Package. HM Treasury has appointed an independent third-party monitor which reports regularly to HM Treasury on the performance of BCR. The Package consists of a £425m Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) and a £350m Incentivised Switching Scheme (ISS).</p><p> </p><p>The CIF comprises of 15 pre-determined grants divided into four pools, each with a distinct pro-competition purpose based on criteria agreed between HM Treasury and the EC. Eligible challenger banks and other financial services providers can compete for these grants to develop and improve their financial products and services available to SMEs, and to improve their capability to compete with RBS in the provision of banking services to SMEs.</p><p> </p><p>BCR has responsibility for communicating information regarding the Package to the market. Further information on the Package, including eligibility criteria and timelines for implementation is available on BCR’s website: https://bcr-ltd.com/</p><p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</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
205204 more like this
205205 more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T10:29:32.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T10:29:32.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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Treasury more like this
star 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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Royal Bank of Scotland: Finance 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 recent steps he has taken to encourage challenger business banking service providers to bid for Pool A and Pool B grants from the RBS alternative remedies package. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 205205 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The government agreed the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)-funded Alternative Remedies Package (the Package) with the European Commission (EC) in September 2017 as a resolution to RBS’ final State aid commitment to divest the part of its business known as Williams &amp; Glyn. The Package was agreed on the basis that it is capable of having an equivalent positive impact on competition in the UK business banking market as the original State aid commitment.</p><p> </p><p>Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) was established in 2018 as the independent body to implement and oversee the Package. HM Treasury has appointed an independent third-party monitor which reports regularly to HM Treasury on the performance of BCR. The Package consists of a £425m Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) and a £350m Incentivised Switching Scheme (ISS).</p><p> </p><p>The CIF comprises of 15 pre-determined grants divided into four pools, each with a distinct pro-competition purpose based on criteria agreed between HM Treasury and the EC. Eligible challenger banks and other financial services providers can compete for these grants to develop and improve their financial products and services available to SMEs, and to improve their capability to compete with RBS in the provision of banking services to SMEs.</p><p> </p><p>BCR has responsibility for communicating information regarding the Package to the market. Further information on the Package, including eligibility criteria and timelines for implementation is available on BCR’s website: https://bcr-ltd.com/</p><p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</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
205204 more like this
205206 more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T10:29:31.88Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T10:29:31.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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Treasury more like this
star 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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Royal Bank of Scotland: Finance 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 steps he is taking to ensure that grant funding from the RBS alternative remedies package is not used to update legacy bank IT infrastructure. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 205204 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The government agreed the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)-funded Alternative Remedies Package (the Package) with the European Commission (EC) in September 2017 as a resolution to RBS’ final State aid commitment to divest the part of its business known as Williams &amp; Glyn. The Package was agreed on the basis that it is capable of having an equivalent positive impact on competition in the UK business banking market as the original State aid commitment.</p><p> </p><p>Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) was established in 2018 as the independent body to implement and oversee the Package. HM Treasury has appointed an independent third-party monitor which reports regularly to HM Treasury on the performance of BCR. The Package consists of a £425m Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) and a £350m Incentivised Switching Scheme (ISS).</p><p> </p><p>The CIF comprises of 15 pre-determined grants divided into four pools, each with a distinct pro-competition purpose based on criteria agreed between HM Treasury and the EC. Eligible challenger banks and other financial services providers can compete for these grants to develop and improve their financial products and services available to SMEs, and to improve their capability to compete with RBS in the provision of banking services to SMEs.</p><p> </p><p>BCR has responsibility for communicating information regarding the Package to the market. Further information on the Package, including eligibility criteria and timelines for implementation is available on BCR’s website: https://bcr-ltd.com/</p><p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</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
205205 more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T10:29:30.973Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T10:29:30.973Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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Treasury more like this
star 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 Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Banking Competition Remedies 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 steps he is taking to scrutinise Banking Competition Remedies Ltd's (a) management of the RBS alternative remedies package and (b) other work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 205209 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>The government agreed the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)-funded Alternative Remedies Package (the Package) with the European Commission (EC) in September 2017 as a resolution to RBS’ final State aid commitment to divest the part of its business known as Williams &amp; Glyn. The Package was agreed on the basis that it is capable of having an equivalent positive impact on competition in the UK business banking market as the original State aid commitment.</p><p> </p><p>Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) was established in 2018 as the independent body to implement and oversee the Package. HM Treasury has appointed an independent third-party monitor which reports regularly to HM Treasury on the performance of BCR. The Package consists of a £425m Capability and Innovation Fund (CIF) and a £350m Incentivised Switching Scheme (ISS).</p><p> </p><p>The CIF comprises of 15 pre-determined grants divided into four pools, each with a distinct pro-competition purpose based on criteria agreed between HM Treasury and the EC. Eligible challenger banks and other financial services providers can compete for these grants to develop and improve their financial products and services available to SMEs, and to improve their capability to compete with RBS in the provision of banking services to SMEs.</p><p> </p><p>BCR has responsibility for communicating information regarding the Package to the market. Further information on the Package, including eligibility criteria and timelines for implementation is available on BCR’s website: https://bcr-ltd.com/</p><p>Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. Details of ministerial and permanent secretary meetings with external organisations on departmental business are published on a quarterly basis and are available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-ministers-meetings-hospitality-gifts-and-overseas-travel</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
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less than 2019-01-14T10:29:32.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T10:29:32.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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