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House of Commons debates

Thursday, 18 October 2007

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—

    • Tax Credits

      15 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the findings of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration's report "Tax Credits: Getting it Wrong".

    • Education and Training

      10 speeches

      What recent assessment he made of the impact on the economy of providing education and training for 16 to 18-year-olds.

      Financial Advice

      14 speeches

      What steps he is taking to promote the provision of high-quality financial advice.

      Inheritance Tax

      16 speeches

      What he expects the annual cost to be of the increase in the inheritance tax thresholds announced in the pre-Budget report beyond those announced prior to the pre-Budget report.

      Income Tax

      4 speeches

      What estimate he has made of the impact on disposable income of changes in the rate of income tax since 1997.

      Child Trust Fund

      6 speeches

      What assessment he has made of the impact of the child trust fund on family saving patterns in the UK.

      Business Taxation

      16 speeches

      What assessment he has made of the likely impact on the competitiveness of the UK economy of the changes to business taxation announced in the pre-Budget report.

      Council Tax

      10 speeches

      What estimate he has made of the impact on disposable income of changes in the levels of council tax since 1997.

      Efficiency Savings

      4 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the level of efficiency savings required from local authorities in 2008-09.

      Skills

      4 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of the economic impact of the quality and range of skills of the UK work force.

      Council Tax

      4 speeches

      What estimate he has made of the impact of the spending plans announced in the comprehensive spending review on the level of council tax in the next three years.

      Tax Credits

      4 speeches

      What plans he has to tackle the issues concerning the tax credit system identified by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration.

      Climate Change

      4 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of the likely impact on the economy of climate change over the next 10 years.

  • Business of the House

    70 speeches

    May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?

    • Third Sector Review

      131 speeches

      [ Relevant documents: The written and oral evidence taken before the Select Committee on Public Administration on Third Sector Commissioning, HC 540-i to iv of Session 2006-07. ] Motion made,...

  • Transport in Pudsey

    3 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Watson.]

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