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star this property date less than 2014-01-07more like thismore than 2014-01-07
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many non-UK EEA nationals had dependants eligible to receive child benefit where the dependant is (a) in the UK and (b) outside the UK on 1 January 2014; and how much has been paid in such a fashion in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz remove filter
star this property uin 181673 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>HMRC are not able to provide the information in the manner requested. HMRC do not record the nationality of the claimant receiving Child Benefit for children living in another member state.</p><p> </p><p>Published Child Benefit statistics provide annual estimates of the number of families and children claiming. The latest available (August 2012) show that there were 7.92 million families, responsible for 13.77 million children and qualifying young people receiving Child Benefit.</p><p>The main purpose of Child Benefit is to support families in the UK. Consequently, the rules generally do not provide for them to be paid in respect of children who live abroad.</p><p> </p><p>Nevertheless, Child Benefit is a family benefit under EC Regulation 883/2004. This regulation protects the social security rights of nationals of all member states of the European economic area, including the UK, and Switzerland when they exercise their rights of free movement under EU law.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC holds information on the number of Child Benefit awards under EC Regulation 883/2004. As at 31 December 2013, there were 20,400 ongoing Child Benefit awards under the EC Regulation in respect of 34.268 children living in another member state.</p><p> </p><p>This is a fall of 3,682 (15.3%) awards in respect of 5,903 (14.7%) fewer children since 31 December 2012.</p><p> </p><p>The breakdown by member state is as follows:</p><p> </p><p>*We have withheld the number where it is fewer than 5, as there is risk that the information could be attributed to an identifiable person, which would prejudice their right to privacy and would therefore be a breach of Principle 1 of the Data Protection Act.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Child Benefit</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Country of residence of children</p></td><td><p>Number of awards</p></td><td><p>Number of children</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Austria</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>37</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Belgium</p></td><td><p>75</p></td><td><p>140</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Bulgaria</p></td><td><p>186</p></td><td><p>245</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Croatia</p></td><td><p>*5</p></td><td><p>*5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cyprus</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>61</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Czech Republic</p></td><td><p>124</p></td><td><p>203</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Denmark</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Estonia</p></td><td><p>45</p></td><td><p>65</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Finland</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>France</p></td><td><p>789</p></td><td><p>1429</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Germany</p></td><td><p>283</p></td><td><p>495</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greece</p></td><td><p>44</p></td><td><p>69</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hungary</p></td><td><p>136</p></td><td><p>196</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Iceland</p></td><td><p>*5</p></td><td><p>*5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Italy</p></td><td><p>156</p></td><td><p>273</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Latvia</p></td><td><p>797</p></td><td><p>1091</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liechtenstein</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lithuania</p></td><td><p>1215</p></td><td><p>1712</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Luxembourg</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Malta</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>22</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Norway</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>61</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Poland</p></td><td><p>13174</p></td><td><p>22093</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Portugal</p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td><p>309</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Republic of Ireland</p></td><td><p>1231</p></td><td><p>2505</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Romania</p></td><td><p>230</p></td><td><p>392</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Slovakia</p></td><td><p>692</p></td><td><p>1232</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Slovenia</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>21</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Spain</p></td><td><p>600</p></td><td><p>1019</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sweden</p></td><td><p>49</p></td><td><p>95</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Switzerland</p></td><td><p>77</p></td><td><p>150</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Netherlands</p></td><td><p>142</p></td><td><p>288</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Totals</p></td><td><p>20400</p></td><td><p>34268</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As announced in the 2014 Budget, to prevent EEA migrants claiming benefits they are not entitled to, the Government will increase compliance checks to establish whether EEA migrants meet the entitlement conditions to receive Child Benefit</p><p> </p><p>Under domestic law, in order to claim Child Benefit EEA Migrants must be present in the UK, ordinarily resident and have a right to reside in the UK and their children must live in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The recent changes to migrants' access to benefits announced by the Government sends a strong message that the UK benefit system is not open to abuse, as well as deterring those who may seek residence in the UK primarily to claim benefits.</p><p>Strengthening compliance checks will help prevent EEA migrants from claiming, and continuing to claim, benefits they are not entitled to. Checks will be applied to both new claims and existing awards.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Loughborough more like this
star this property answering member printed Nicky Morgan more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nicky Morgan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Revenue and Customs: Consultants more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many contracts exist between HM Revenue and Customs and (a) KPMG, (b) Ernst & Young, (c) Deloitte and (d) PwC; and what the value is of each such contract. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz remove filter
star this property uin 4094 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
unstar this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs’ current contracts with these organisations are as follows.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Organisation</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Contract</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Value</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>KPMG</p></td><td><p>Civil Service Learning Training Contract</p></td><td><p>£3.86m pa</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ernst &amp; Young</p></td><td><p>None</p></td><td><p>£0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Deloitte</p></td><td><p>Forensic Accountancy Services</p></td><td><p>£538k pa</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PwC</p></td><td><p>Estates Transformation Support</p></td><td><p>£225k total</p></td></tr></tbody></table><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 2017-07-13T16:11:42.423Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T16:11:42.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-19more like thismore than 2017-10-19
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Coinage more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the reasons are for there being between 400 and 450 million old, round pound coins still in circulation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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star this property uin 108795 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-27more like thismore than 2017-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The process of repatriation of the old £1 coins is still ongoing. Coins are being returned to banks by individuals and businesses every day. We encourage those that still have round £1 coins to now bank or donate them to charity.</p><p> </p><p>In all recoinages, a proportion of coin is not returned. We expect that the proportion of round £1 coins removed from circulation to be in line with previous withdrawals of high denomination coins, such as the recoinage of the 50p, which took place between 1997 and 1998.</p><p> </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 2017-10-27T12:01:28.543Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-27T12:01:28.543Z
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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 Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
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HM Treasury more like this
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unstar 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 Consultants more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost to the public purse was of external consultants employed by his Department in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013 and (e) 2014 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz remove filter
star this property uin 206287 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-18more like thismore than 2014-08-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Spend on external consultants and other professional services is published annually in the Department’s annual report and accounts. These can be found at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-annual-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-annual-report</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2014-08-18T09:48:46.5249645Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-18T09:48:46.5249645Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Nutrition: Taxation more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has under assessment for the implementation of a tax on unhealthy food. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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star this property uin 263695 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to implement a tax on unhealthy food.</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
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less than 2019-06-20T13:35:01.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-20T13:35:01.91Z
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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 Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Freezing of Assets: Yemen more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Yemeni institutions and individuals have funds frozen in the Bank of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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star this property uin 6195 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
unstar this property answer text <p>Responsibility for the implementation of financial sanctions transferred from the Bank of England to Her Majesty’s Treasury in 2007. The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), which is part of HM Treasury, ensures that financial sanctions are properly understood and implemented in the UK. It is for holders of assets subject to sanctions to ensure that they are frozen under the regulations.</p><p> </p><p>The Yemen sanctions regime imposes an asset freeze against five individuals. Details of the Yemen regime, including the designated persons, can be publicly accessed on GOV.UK at the following web address: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-yemen" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-yemen</a>.</p><p> </p><p>OFSI undertakes an Annual Review of frozen assets in the UK, requiring all persons or institutions that hold or control frozen assets in the UK to report to OFSI. As of 28 September 2018, the value of frozen funds associated with designated persons on the Yemen regime was some £3,500,000 (see OFSI Annual Review 2018 – 2019, available at: <a href="https://gov.uk/ofsi" target="_blank">https://gov.uk/ofsi</a>.) HM Treasury does not provide a breakdown of the value of frozen assets held by certain individuals or entities, nor does it provide detailed information of frozen assets associated with specific designated persons.</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 6196 more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T17:30:27.037Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T17:30:27.037Z
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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 Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Treasury more like this
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unstar 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 Freezing of Assets: Yemen 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 value is of funds frozen of Yemeni institutions and individuals in the Bank of England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz remove filter
star this property uin 6196 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
unstar this property answer text <p>Responsibility for the implementation of financial sanctions transferred from the Bank of England to Her Majesty’s Treasury in 2007. The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), which is part of HM Treasury, ensures that financial sanctions are properly understood and implemented in the UK. It is for holders of assets subject to sanctions to ensure that they are frozen under the regulations.</p><p> </p><p>The Yemen sanctions regime imposes an asset freeze against five individuals. Details of the Yemen regime, including the designated persons, can be publicly accessed on GOV.UK at the following web address: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-yemen" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-yemen</a>.</p><p> </p><p>OFSI undertakes an Annual Review of frozen assets in the UK, requiring all persons or institutions that hold or control frozen assets in the UK to report to OFSI. As of 28 September 2018, the value of frozen funds associated with designated persons on the Yemen regime was some £3,500,000 (see OFSI Annual Review 2018 – 2019, available at: <a href="https://gov.uk/ofsi" target="_blank">https://gov.uk/ofsi</a>.) HM Treasury does not provide a breakdown of the value of frozen assets held by certain individuals or entities, nor does it provide detailed information of frozen assets associated with specific designated persons.</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 6195 more like this
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less than 2019-10-31T17:30:26.973Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T17:30:26.973Z
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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 Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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HM Treasury more like this
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unstar 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 Financial Services: Fines more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many Financial Services Authority fines (a) were collected in and (b) await collection for each year from 2009. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz remove filter
star this property uin 216560 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-08more like thismore than 2014-12-08
unstar this property answer text <p><strong>This is a matter for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the successor body to the Financial Services Authority (FSA), who are operationally independent from Government.</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>This question has been passed on to the FCA. The FCA will reply directly to the honourable member by letter. A copy of the letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2014-12-08T16:44:45Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-08T16:44:45Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-07more like thismore than 2018-06-07
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Treasury more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Sugar: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the amount to be accrued to the public purse by the sugar tax in 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz remove filter
star this property uin 151060 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-15more like thismore than 2018-06-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The latest estimation of receipts from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy in 2018/19 is £240m, as published by the Office for Budget Responsibility in March 2018.</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
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less than 2018-06-15T08:58:29.67Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-15T08:58:29.67Z
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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 Keith Vaz more like this