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Written Answers — House of Lords: Public Expenditure (13 Oct 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, according to the latest figures, what is the difference between the average public expenditure per head in Scotland and in England; and whether that figure has increased since the Select Committee on the Barnett Formula published its report in 2009.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Public Expenditure (26 Sep 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recent calculations by the Taxpayers’ Alliance that £120 billion of public funds was wasted last year; and what actions they are taking to ensure that public spending offers value for money.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Tax Allowances (26 Sep 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Newby on 9 July (HL Deb, cols 209–11), whether they intend to continue to encourage investments in (1) the alternative investment market, (2) start-up businesses, and (3) forestry, in the light of the tax relief available for such investments.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Pensions (26 Sep 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to maximise the availability of new pension freedoms.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Balance of Trade (30 Jul 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Office for National Statistics’ calculation that the United Kingdom trade deficit widened in May, compared with April.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Business: Billing (28 Jul 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current impact of late payments on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); and what steps they are taking to support SMEs to mitigate the impact of late payments.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Exchange Rates (28 Jul 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the exchange level of sterling on the United Kingdom’s economic recovery.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Interest Rates (28 Jul 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Deighton on 7 July (WA 12), what representations the Chancellor of the Exchequer made to the Governor of the Bank of England during their most recent discussion on possible increases in interest rates.

Written Answers — House of Lords: North Sea Oil: Taxation (28 Jul 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Office for Budget Responsibility's revised forecasts of the tax revenues from North Sea oil; what is their estimate of the fiscal implications of those revised forecasts for an independent Scotland; whether they expect tax revenues from North Sea oil to recover; and, if so, when.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Interest Rates (7 Jul 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions the Chancellor of the Exchequer has had with the Governor of the Bank of England on possible increases in interest rates; and what was the outcome of those discussions.

Economy: Interest Rates — Question (18 Jun 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the analysis of likely interest rate movements by the Governor of the Bank of England.

Economy: Interest Rates — Question (18 Jun 2014)

Lord Barnett: My Lords, I take it from that that the noble Lord is saying that the Chancellor agreed with the Governor of the Bank of England. It was a long-winded Answer but I assume that was what was saying. It has very serious consequences in many different areas for people who are already paying interest rates of well above 0.5%. However, the biggest problem is growth. At the moment it is very good,...

Airports: Heathrow Third Runway — Question (17 Jun 2014)

Lord Barnett: Would the Government care to give us a case for delaying the decision—or is it the Lib Dems’ fault?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Higher Education: Student Loans (14 May 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is (1) the total sum, and (2) the percentage, of student loans that have been written off as bad debt.

Climate Change — Question (13 May 2014)

Lord Barnett: My Lords, if we in the UK doubled what we are now doing on climate change, what impact would it have in the United States?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Economy (13 May 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the value of the “grey economy”, which consists of legal activities but whose participants fail to pay tax or comply with regulations.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Higher Education: Student Loans (13 May 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 April (WA 302), what is the amount of student loan debt still available for sale, including the first tranche referred to.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Higher Education: Student Loans (13 May 2014)

Lord Barnett: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 9 April (WA 302), what are the current terms of income contingent repayment loans.


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