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Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury

– in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13th July 2010.

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  • Economic Growth (North-West) (11 speeches)

    What steps he plans to take to support economic growth in the north-west.

  • Value Added Tax (Wales) (8 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the likely effect of the proposed increase in the standard rate of value added tax on the retail sector in Wales.

  • UK National Debt (15 speeches)

    What recent representations he has received on the level of the UK national debt relative to that of other countries; and if he will make a statement.

  • Capital Gains Tax (5 speeches)

    What recent assessment he has made of the effects of the change in the rate of capital gains tax on the number of business start-ups.

  • Economic Growth (11 speeches, 1 annotation)

    What recent representations he has received on the proposals in the June 2010 Budget intended to increase economic growth; and if he will make a statement.

  • National Insurance Contributions (6 speeches)

    What representations he has received from employers in the north-west on relief from national insurance contributions for new businesses; and if he will make a statement.

  • Income Tax (6 speeches)

    What plans he has for future changes to income tax arrangements.

  • Tax Avoidance (6 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the level of tax avoidance during the period when the rate of capital gains tax was at 18%.

  • Low-income Families (8 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the effect on low-income families of the implementation of the proposals in the June 2010 Budget.

  • Economic Growth (North-east) (6 speeches)

    What steps his Department is taking to support economic growth in the north-east.

  • Economic Growth (South-west) (8 speeches)

    What steps he plans to take to support economic growth in the south-west.

  • Budget Implications (Employment) (8 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the effect on levels of employment of the implementation of the measures proposed in the June 2010 Budget.

  • Mental Health Services (6 speeches)

    What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on funding for mental health services.

  • Export Growth Forecast (8 speeches)

    In what sectors of the economy he expects the export growth forecast contained in the June 2010 Budget to be achieved.

  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies (4 speeches)

    What recent progress he has made on reducing the cost to the public purse of his Department's non-departmental public bodies.

  • Economic Growth (South-East) (6 speeches)

    What steps he plans to take to support economic growth in the south-east.

  • Topical Questions (44 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.

  • Counter-terrorism and Security Powers (55 speeches, 1 annotation)

    With permission, Mr Speaker, I shall make a statement on the review of counter-terrorism and security powers. As I have said to the House before, the first duty of Government is to protect the...