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176579
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
answering body
Wales Office more like this
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales more like this
hansard heading Communication more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what his Department's communications budget was in each financial year from 2010-11 to 2014-15. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 222596 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-02-04more like thismore than 2015-02-04
answer text <p>The Wales Office communications budget consists of staff and media monitoring. Budgets from financial year 2010-11 to 2014-15 are set out below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Communications Budget (£)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-11</strong></p></td><td><p>264,279</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p>320,807</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p>356,377</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p>258,380</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p>356,180</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-02-04T15:04:30.1Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-04T15:04:30.1Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
176581
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
answering body
Wales Office more like this
answering dept id 28 more like this
answering dept short name Wales more like this
answering dept sort name Wales more like this
hansard heading Advertising more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what his Department's advertising budget was in each financial year from 2010-11 to 2014-15. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 222581 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-02-04more like thismore than 2015-02-04
answer text <p>The Wales Office does not set a budget for advertising.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Vale of Glamorgan more like this
answering member printed Alun Cairns more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-02-04T15:06:01.017Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-04T15:06:01.017Z
answering member
4086
label Biography information for Alun Cairns more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1002714
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Defence: Finance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 5 November 2018 to Question 185543 on Defence finance, whether the reprofiling of the Dreadnought programme bringing forward spend into the early years, set out on page 30 of The Defence Equipment Plan 2018, contributed to the decision to allocate £1bn for Defence in Budget 2018. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 188745 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The £1bn additional funding for MoD will be used to invest in a number of key priority capabilities, one of which is Dreadnought. It is for MoD to decide how much of the additional funding is for Dreadnought, which they will do as part of their normal budgeting process.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:54:32.227Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:54:32.227Z
answering member
4097
label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1002715
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Defence: Finance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 5 November 2018 to Question 185543 on Defence: finance, if the Secretary of State for Defence decides to spend all or part of the additional funding on the Dreadnought programme whether this spend will be accounted for as additional to and separate from the £10 billion Dreadnought contingency. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 188746 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The £1bn for Defence announced at Budget 18 is additional funding for MoD to ensure that the Armed Forces can continue to modernise and invest in key priority capabilities. The final allocation and treatment will be agreed through MOD’s normal budgeting process</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:53:39.973Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:53:39.973Z
answering member
4097
label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1007866
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Veterans more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to page 18 paragraph 3 of HM Government publication, The Strategy For Our Veterans, published in November 2018, what steps he is taking to ensure that veterans leave the armed forces with sufficient financial education, awareness and skills to be financially self-supporting and resilient; and what amount of funding he has allocated to the 2028 outcome. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 191889 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-23more like thismore than 2018-11-23
answer text <p>The Strategy for our Veterans and a Consultation Paper were published on 14 November and debated in both Houses on 15 November. The Consultation Paper seeks public views to inform how the Government will implement the strategy. Following conclusion of the consultation period in February 2019, implementation plans will be developed by each relevant service provider, along with individual costings which will fall across Government. Once implementation options have been agreed, the resource required to implement the Strategy for our Veterans will be agreed between Ministerial Covenant and Veterans Board members, which includes the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-23T12:58:00.16Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-23T12:58:00.16Z
answering member
4097
label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1121944
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Treasury: Procurement more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to ensure the greatest economic benefit to the UK from his Department's (a) public procurement and (b) award of contracts. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 245686 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
answer text <p>Public spending is prioritised through the Spending Review process and established in departmental business plans. <em>Managing Public Money </em>provides guidance on the management and best use of public funds, a key requirement of which is achieving value for money.</p><p>The Treasury (HMT) works in partnership with key stakeholders to ensure that its procurement activity delivers value for money for the taxpayer, is compliant with its legal obligations and supports the delivery of policy objectives. Contracts are awarded to suppliers submitting the most economically advantageous tender demonstrating the delivery of value for money.</p><p>HMT is contributing to the Government’s aim to spend £1 in every £3 with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), directly or through the supply chain, by 2022. Since SMEs make up a significant part of the UK economy, supporting their growth aligns to HMT’s responsibility for ensuring the economy grows sustainably.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Newark more like this
answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-30T16:23:57.343Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-30T16:23:57.343Z
answering member
4320
label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1131989
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Treasury: Contracts more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what contracts his Department has awarded in each of the last five years that were positively assessed on criteria for (a) UK content, (b) socio-economic weighting and (c) most economically advantageous tender. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 264356 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
answer text <p>Contracts are awarded to suppliers submitting the most economically advantageous tender demonstrating the delivery of value for money.</p><p> </p><p>Crown Commercial Service, who act as HM Treasury’s commercial arm, have a policy of always considering social value, and building it into its commercial agreements wherever it is appropriate.</p><p> </p><p>The Government wants UK companies to be successful in public procurement but it is unlawful to negatively assess a bid from a foreign supplier, or a supplier with a foreign supply chain.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Newark more like this
answering member printed Robert Jenrick more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-18T12:45:23.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-18T12:45:23.083Z
answering member
4320
label Biography information for Robert Jenrick more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1147455
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Members: Correspondence more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when his Department, when he plans to respond to the letter of 10 December 2018 from the hon. Member for North Durham to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury on Landfill Tax Fraud. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 292856 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
answer text <p>I can assure the Hon. Member for North Durham that a response to this letter has now been issued. I would like to apologise for the delay, which was due to an administrative error.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-10-07T14:07:07.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T14:07:07.697Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1171002
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-15more like thismore than 2020-01-15
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Post Offices: ICT more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the settlement award of £57.75 million with sub-postmasters announced on 11 December 2019 will be subject to VAT. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 3685 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-20more like thismore than 2020-01-20
answer text <p>Payments resulting from legal settlements are normally VAT free as they are not made in return for goods or services.</p><p> </p><p>Due to HMRC’s statutory responsibilities I am unable to comment on the tax affairs of individuals or identifiable groups of individuals.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-20T16:08:37.103Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-20T16:08:37.103Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1173684
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2020-01-27more like thismore than 2020-01-27
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Botulinum Toxin: VAT more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether botox injections for cosmetic surgeries that are regarded as essential medical procedures are VAT deductible. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 8163 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2020-01-30more like thismore than 2020-01-30
answer text <p>Medical services, including cosmetic surgeries, are exempt from VAT when carried out by a health professional to protect, maintain or restore an individual’s health. They are subject to VAT at 20% when they are carried out to enhance a person’s appearance. VAT that is charged by the supplier can be reclaimed by the individual concerned if the services are for a business need, subject to the normal rules.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
question first answered
less than 2020-01-30T11:47:50.953Zmore like thismore than 2020-01-30T11:47:50.953Z
answering member
3991
label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
tabling member
1438
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter