Results 1–20 of 2969 for speaker:Andrew Jones

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gaming Machines (19 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Gambling regulation is a matter for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Gambling Commission. The DCMS are currently undertaking a review of the Gambling Industry, and expect to publish a consultation document shortly. As the DCMS develops policy in this area, HM Treasury will work closely with them to establish the fiscal effect.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (19 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: As for every Finance Bill measure, HMRC provided a Tax Impact Information Note which included an impact assessment of alcohol duty changes. This can be found online at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/alcohol-duty-rate -changes/alcohol-duty-rate-changes The government keeps all taxes under review at fiscal events, and we will consider this issue carefully as part of the Autumn...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: EU Law (18 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will convert European Union law into UK law as it applies in the UK at the moment of exit. This will ensure that, wherever possible, the same rules and laws will apply the day after exit as they did before. The Government is still making a detailed assessment of what corrections will be required to make that law function appropriately on exit day. The...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Smuggling (18 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Estimates of the Tobacco illicit market share for years up to 2015-16 are published online at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tobacco-tax-gap-est imates Estimates for 2016-17 will be published at 9:30am on 26th October 2017.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gaming Machines: Tax Yields (18 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Total receipts from Betting and Gaming duties are published here: https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulle tins.aspx A separate breakdown for revenue from Fixed Odds Betting Terminals is not available.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Brexit (17 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: A large proportion of the Treasury’s work is in some way related to exiting the European Union and this fluctuates over time as it interacts with Treasury’s other priorities. It is not possible, therefore, to accurately determine the proportion of the Treasury’s workforce engaged on EU Exit work at any one time.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Counterfeit Manufacturing (17 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Illicit tobacco is an issue taken seriously across government, in addition to significant revenue loss (2.4 billion in 2015/16), illicit tobacco products damage legitimate UK businesses and undermine public health policies to reduce smoking prevalence. To prevent the damage that illicit tobacco causes, including to independent retailers, since 2000, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has adopted...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Energy: Infrastructure (17 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: I refer the honourable member to the recently published Clean Growth Strategy, in which the government set out an ambitious package of commitments to drive energy efficiency improvements in homes and businesses across the UK.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Trade Agreements (17 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: HM Treasury has a strong and capable trade policy function which has grown significantly over the past year. In particular we have a dedicated team working on trade policy as well as a team focused on international trade in Financial Services. HM Treasury continues to work closely with other government departments, including the Department for International Trade, to build a world class trade...

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: The Crown Estate Transfer Scheme 2017 (17 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Smith Commission Agreement recommended that the management of The Crown Estate’s assets in Scotland should be devolved. It also stated that, following this transfer, responsibility for the management of those assets should be further devolved to local authority areas. It was agreed that the UK Government would not determine how the Scottish Government managed further devolution. The...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Cybercrime (16 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Suppliers must either have current Cyber Essentials certificate, or be compliant with the Cyber Essentials controls, if bidding for contracts let by our Department which involve the handling of sensitive and personal information and provision of certain technical products and services. Information on the number and proportion of firms that have a Cyber Essentials qualification could only be...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Cybercrime (16 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Our criteria includes: - determining the nature (including any sensitivity) of any information that might be created, collected, transmitted, shared, used, or stored and the extent to which it might be potentially susceptible to cybersecurity risk. - determining the principal cybersecurity objectives related to availability, confidentiality, integrity of the information that need to be put in...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Buildings (16 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: Pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2017 to Question 8785, a breakdown by tenant of rental income due to HM Treasury’s core department from the letting of its estate between financial years 2010/11 and 2016/17 is provided in the attached. All tenants rented space within 1 Horse Guards Road, London SW1A 2HQ. HMT lettings (Word Document, 16.18 KB)

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Coal: Mining (16 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: There are no taxes levied specifically on UK mined coal. This activity is subject to the UK's general taxation regimes such as VAT and Corporation Tax. However, it is not possible to say how much revenue these taxes raise from UK mined coal, as the number of companies involved is below the Government’s threshold for disclosing tax liabilities.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Prices (16 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing in England and Wales remains under review. The Government awaits the outcome of the Scotch Whisky Association's decision to appeal the decision of the Scottish Courts and the impact of the implementation of this policy in Scotland.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Charities: Government Assistance (12 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government recognises the vitally important work the charity sector does in the UK, which is why we currently provide tax relief to charities and donors worth over £5 billion per year, including over £1.2 billion for Gift Aid alone. The Government is also committed to supporting small charities to become more independent, resilient and sustainable. Recent work includes the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices (12 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing in England and Wales remains under review. The Government awaits the outcome of the Scotch Whisky Association's decision to appeal the decision of the Scottish Courts and the impact of the implementation of this policy in Scotland.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Liquefied Petroleum Gas: Climate Change Levy (12 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The government announced at Budget 2016, that Climate Change Levy rates for gas and electricity would be rebalanced to a 1:1 ratio by 2025, to reflect recent data on the fuel mix used in electricity generation. The Treasury have had constructive dialogue with liquid petroleum gas suppliers on the impacts of the policy changes on the off-gas grid market.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Redundancy (11 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: When numbers are so small that individuals could be identified, identifying details are masked to protect their privacy. Starting on and including the 1 April 2016 the Department has had 5 or fewer men and 5 or fewer women leave under exit schemes.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Procurement (11 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: HM Treasury has no record of any employee being part of the Government Commercial Function. HM Treasury has no record of any staff being seconded in or out of the department to the Government Commercial Function from 2012. HMT outsourced its procurement function to Crown Commercial Service in 2013


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