Results 141–160 of 5006 for speaker:Danny Alexander

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Expenditure: Greater Manchester (17 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: HM Treasury does not hold the total amount of all Government spending in Greater Manchester. The Department for Communities and Local Government collect detailed information on local authority expenditure, however this does not cover all government spend in Greater Manchester.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax: Scotland (17 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: HM Revenue and Customs is on track to introduce the Scottish rate of income tax in April 2016. I am pleased that the report from Audit Scotland recognises the arrangements they have made to involve the Scottish Government in decisions relating to the implementation of the Scottish rate, and HMRC and the Scottish Government will continue to work closely together to ensure smooth operation of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax: Scotland (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The Government has agreed a block grant adjustment mechanism through the operation of the Barnett formula with the Scottish Government in relation to the Scottish rate of income tax. During two or three transitional years, the deduction will reflect the tax generated by a Scottish rate of 10p. Following this transitional period, the first year deduction will again reflect the tax...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure: Greater London (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The National Infrastructure Plan sets out how the UK’s future infrastructure needs in each sector will be met through a mixture of public and private investment. It shows that annual average infrastructure investment in the UK is now 15 percent higher in this parliament than it was in the previous parliament. The National Infrastructure Plan is underpinned by an infrastructure...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Non-domestic Rates: Wales (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: In each of the last five years, the Exchequer has collected non-domestic rates in Wales as set out in the table below. 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 Outturn (£m) Forecast (£m) 896 970 1,003 1,020 1,041 The information in the table provided was collated and calculated from a number of different sources.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Expenditure (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: As a result of announcements made at Autumn Statement 2014, following the application of the Barnett Formula to new spending allocated to UK Governments, the Devolved Administrations will receive additional allocations through to 2015-16. The figures can be found in the Territorial Offices’ Autumn Statement press releases, which are available here: ...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: I can confirm that the National Infrastructure Plan announcement is for £25 million of new spending on innovation in ULEV manufacturing – it is in addition to the £500 million previously announced. The Government has previously committed to provide £100 million for ULEV manufacturing innovation between 2015-20 – and so the new spending represents a 25 per cent increase.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The government’s commitment to infrastructure investment is a key element of its Long-Term Economic Plan, driving jobs and growth. The National Infrastructure Plan is underpinned by an infrastructure pipeline setting out £466 billion of planned public and private investment to 2020 and beyond. The government does not hold data on the exact number of jobs associated with infrastructure...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The £15 million funding for a national network of chargepoints is part of the Roads Investment Strategy, published by Department for Transport on 1 December 2014. This funding was provided to Department for Transport at Spending Round 2013. This funding is additional to the £500 million investment in ULEVs. The National Infrastructure Plan announced that further details of the three...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Telecommunications (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The Government sets out its Top 40 priority infrastructure investments, to support the delivery of its objectives in each sector. The selection criteria published in the National Infrastructure Plan 2014 are considered the most relevant for the four communications investments listed and are significant enough to merit the inclusion of these investments within the Top 40. In some cases...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Written Questions: Government Responses (16 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: I have done so.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mobile Phones: Radio Frequencies (10 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: As detailed in the National Infrastructure Plan and Autumn Statement, subject to the development of delivery options by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Ofcom, further details of the change of use of 700MHz spectrum will be set out in 2015. As part of that process, we will look at the impact for Programme Making and Special Events and other current users.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure (10 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The National Infrastructure Plan 2014 provides details of over £460 billion of planned public and private investment to 2020 and beyond. This includes £15 billion of investment on over 100 strategic road schemes, and £2.3 billion of investment in over 1400 flood defence schemes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: Mr Speaker, the Chancellor of the Exchequer is at an ECOFIN council meeting today. The Government have made huge progress in delivering the infrastructure that the UK needs, establishing the first-ever national infrastructure plan, which now shows that more than 2,500 projects have been completed since 2010. West Yorkshire continues to benefit as part of this plan, which includes the M62...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: My hon. Friend is right to raise this issue, which is raised by Members of Parliament and constituents from across the Northern Rail and TransPennine Express franchise areas. I can confirm that in the autumn statement we set out some changes that we would make to those two franchises. The packages for the new franchises will include a substantial package of upgrades, including new services...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: I am well aware of the importance of this connection to my hon. Friend and to other Members of Parliament in the area. As he will be aware, the east midlands has already benefited from investment of approximately £70 million to improve line speeds on the midland main line up to 125 miles per hour. Further electrification is due to be extended to Nottingham by 2019. A decision on the Robin...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: I totally agree with the hon. Lady. It is incredibly important to improve the rate of house building. I would set the figure at closer to 300,000 houses a year across the UK, rather than the 200,000 that she mentioned. She will know that in the autumn statement we extended the affordable house building programme for a further two years in order to build 275,000 affordable homes in the next...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: My hon. Friend is absolutely right to say that devolution, city deals and the growth plans we have put in place for every local enterprise partnership area are an incredibly important part of delivering infrastructure. He refers to two projects that are very important in the city he represents and I would, of course, be delighted to meet him and any other interested colleagues to discuss them.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: In case the hon. Gentleman does not remember, he was present in the last Parliament when his party was in government and caused the most severe economic crash that this country had experienced for very many decades. The housing market, of course, gets affected by the economic cycle, which is precisely why this Government have presided over the highest level of affordable house building in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Economic Growth (The Humber) (9 Dec 2014)

Danny Alexander: The Government have taken many steps to rebalance the economy and strengthen every part of the United Kingdom. In the case of the Humber, the growth deal was announced in July, building on the success of the city deal, which was announced in 2013. We have also just announced £80 million for flood defences for the Humber estuary. I am pleased to see that our investment in that part of the...


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.