Results 141–160 of 3326 for speaker:Sarah McCarthy-Fry

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Buildings (9 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: A full PFI refurbishment of the Treasury's building was completed in 2002. The cost of any refurbishments since that date have been included in the annual unitary payment made to the PFI provider and is not separately recorded. As a result of the introduction of a new accounting system in 2002-03, provision of information prior to that date could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Television (9 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: holding answer 4 March 2010 HM Treasury, its agencies and the Valuation Office Agency have not sponsored any television programmes in the past five years. For HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer given to the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) on 4 March 2010, Official Report, column 1336W. This is the first sponsorship of this kind...

Written Answers — Treasury: Loans (9 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The three authorities-Bank, HMT and FSA-meet on a very regular basis at a number of levels under the auspices of the memorandum of understanding. The Standing Committee met at least monthly to discuss financial stability issues. The Government do not comment on meetings of the Standing Committee. Since the beginning of 2010, the Standing Committee has been replaced by the Council for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings (8 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: It is the Treasury's policy not to release full details relating to numbers of staff fewer than five where to do so might lead to the identification of individual cases. On that basis the number of disciplinary and capability cases in the Treasury in each of the last five years were as follows: Disciplinary Capability 2005 Fewer than 5 Fewer than 5 2006 0 Fewer than 5 ...

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental ICT (8 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: No information technology projects have been cancelled in the last 12 months in the Chancellor's Department or agencies.

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Illegal Immigrants (8 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: None.

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Training (8 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: No Ministers and 13 civil servants received coaching in a foreign language in the period March 2009 to February 2010. The languages covered were French and Arabic, with an expenditure of £20,380.

Written Answers — Treasury: Excise Duties: Alcoholic Drinks (8 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The European Commission proposed revisions to the EU directive setting minimum rates of excise duty on alcoholic beverages in September 2006. Following two discussions at ministerial level at ECOFIN in November 2006, when it was not possible to reach agreement, successive EU presidencies have chosen not to schedule further Council discussions of the dossier. We understand that the Spanish...

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Terrorist Asset-Freezing (8 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: In a written ministerial statement on 10 October 2006, Official Report, column 11WS, the then Economic Secretary, my right hon. Friend the Member for Normanton (Ed Balls) undertook to report to Parliament on a quarterly basis on the operation of the UK's counter-terrorism asset-freezing regime. This is the 13th of these reports and covers the period October to December 2009(1)....

Written Answers — Treasury: Banks: Loans (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Treasury Ministers and officials have meetings and discussions with UKFI as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, the Government do not disclose the outcome or results of all such meetings and discussions.

Written Answers — Treasury: Carbon Sequestration: Finance (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: At Budget 2009, the Government made a commitment to fund two CCS demonstration plants. At the pre-Budget report, the Government announced this commitment would be extended to fund four demonstration plants.

Written Answers — Treasury: Chemical Engineering: Government Assistance (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The £30 million in support for the chemicals industry on Teesside is part of the £200 million extension to the Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) announced at 2009 pre-Budget report (PBR). The SIF, which is administered by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, was created in Budget 2009 to support advanced industrial projects of strategic importance. Together with the PBR...

Written Answers — Treasury: Climate Change Levy (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Current estimates of Climate Change Levy receipts for 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 are set out in Table B10 of the pre-Budget report 2009.

Written Answers — Treasury: Excise Duties: Beer (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Alcohol duty policy is restricted by EU rules. It is not possible to levy different rates of duty on cask beer compared to beer sold in other types of packaging.

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services: Local Government (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The Financial Services Authority (FSA) responded to the Communities and Local Government Committee's first report, explaining that the boundaries of regulation are set by HM Treasury, not the FSA.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Energy (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The commitment to a 10 per cent. reduction in public sector energy spending by financial year 2012-13 is with respect to a baseline of financial year 2008-09.

Written Answers — Treasury: Renewable Energy: Finance (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: £50 million for the development of offshore wind technologies and £40 million for low carbon energy and advanced green manufacturing technologies are to be funded from the £200 million extension to the Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) announced at 2009 pre-Budget report (PBR). The SIF, which is administered by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, was created in Budget 2009 to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Domicile (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Domicile is a concept of common law that is used in tax law for certain purposes. HM Revenue and Customs applies this legal concept to the facts of each case, those facts being established through the normal inquiry process. HMRC has produced detailed guidance on domicile which gives an indication of the kind of information and documents that HMRC might request during an inquiry. These lists...

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Domicile (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: This information is not available, as individuals are not required to report their UK domicile status or residence status to HM Revenue and Customs unless either is relevant to their liability to UK tax within that year.

Written Answers — Treasury: UK Financial Investments: Expenditure (5 Mar 2010)

Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Information on establishing and maintaining UK Financial Investments Ltd during 2008-09 is shown in Note 13.8.1 on page 214 of HM Treasury Group's Annual Report and Accounts 2008-09 (HC 611). Information on spending in the current financial year will be available once the financial year has been completed and the Treasury's Resource Account, due for publication in the summer, has been audited...

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