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Finance Bill: Termination payments etc: amounts chargeable on employment income (11 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: The hon. Lady may remember that the tax expert Richard Murphy calculated at one point that the genuine tax gap—not the one that the Government give us—was £119 billion a year. That has no doubt come down slightly, but there is a long way to go before we collect that tax. That figure overwhelms the amount of money that the Government will squeeze out of workers who are losing...

Finance Bill: Termination payments etc: amounts chargeable on employment income (11 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: The right hon. Gentleman suggests that Governments effectively have no role in creating jobs. The reality is that macroeconomic policies have an enormous effect on the creation of jobs. Those countries that have chosen foolishly to join the euro and now have a massively overvalued currency, in effect, have lost millions of jobs in some cases. We have fortunately not been part of the euro, and...

Finance Bill: Termination payments etc: amounts chargeable on employment income (11 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: I agree with everything my hon. Friend says, of course. Does he agree that a lump sum on termination of employment could be considered as potential income over a period of years, and should not be considered just as a lump sum to be taxed within one year?

Finance Bill: Termination payments etc: amounts chargeable on employment income (11 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: Is it not the case that the Government are squeezing money out of people who cannot escape from taxation—namely, less well-off people who lose their jobs—rather than chasing the big money people who evade and avoid taxes?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Shareholders (10 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will introduce legislative proposals to prohibit nominee shareholdings.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Shareholders (10 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will introduce legislative proposals to require companies to identify all of their shareholders.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Companies: Directors (10 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will introduce legislative proposals to prohibit directors of companies registered in the UK Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories from acting as directors of UK registered companies.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Laundering (10 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which organisations responsible for monitoring and enforcing anti-money laundering laws are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Laundering (10 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what organisations are responsible for monitoring and enforcing anti-money laundering laws.

Monarch Airlines (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: As the MP for Luton North, I represent many of those who have lost their jobs, and I have to say that, had the company been in public ownership—with proper transparency and accountability to Parliament—I suspect that this would not have happened. [Interruption.]

Monarch Airlines (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: My concern is that, when the company collapsed, the assets had almost all disappeared, so there was very little financial value in the assets of the company. Was this to benefit shareholders and owners, and how much money has the state effectively paid out that the owners and shareholders should have been accountable for?

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Overseas Visitors: VAT (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much VAT has been refunded to visitors to the UK in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Patents: Tax Allowances (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much and to who the annual tax reliefs have been granted under the Patent-Box scheme.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Stagecoach Group: Tax Avoidance (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost to the public purse has been of the case of Stagecoach Group PLC and Stagecoach Holdings Limited and the Commissioners for Her Majesty; and how much of that cost has been recovered.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Greene King: Tax Avoidance (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what was the cost of litigation in the case of Greene King Plc & Anor v HM Revenue and Customs; and how much of this has been recovered from Ernst & Young.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Money Laundering: Prosecutions (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many successful prosecutions there have been for offences under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 in each year from 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Company Finance (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will introduce legislative proposals to prohibit companies with a deficit on their defined benefit pension scheme from paying any dividends without the prior approval of the Pensions Regulators.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Company Finance (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require companies with a deficit on their defined benefit pension scheme to seek the approval of the Pensions Regulator before agreeing to any merger or takeover.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Investment and Pension Scheme Charges (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the level of fees and charges applied to investments and pension schemes by asset managers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Investment and Pension Scheme Charges (9 Oct 2017)

Kelvin Hopkins: Is not the reality that for millions of ordinary people the only way to guarantee a sufficient income in retirement is a good state pension together with a state earnings-related pension scheme for all, with defined contributions and defined benefits?


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