Results 41–60 of 4921 for speaker:John Glen

Treasury: Education Sector Funding (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: My hon. Friend is somewhat of an expert in the subject. I agree that it is critical that we get it right. Decisions on the distribution of high-needs funding are a matter for the Department for Education, but I reassure him that, as a result of the additional funding announced at the autumn statement, Suffolk’s high-needs funding is increasing by 11% per pupil in 2023-24 compared with this...

Treasury: Education Sector Funding (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: I completely agree with the hon. Lady, and I am working with colleagues in different Departments looking at the challenges to help people back into the workplace. It is particularly difficult when people need support for such a range of needs and conditions. We must treat everyone as an individual and be ever more creative in the solutions that we bring forward. I look forward to working with...

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The cost of strikes is always regrettable. It is regrettable to those who rely on the services that those individuals deliver.

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: I am sorry that I cannot give an early Christmas present. Allocations from that funding are the responsibility of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. I encourage my right hon. Friend to speak to the Health Secretary, who is working hard with the Treasury and other parts of Government to look at capital projects across the whole of health. Announcements will be made in due...

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: My hon. Friend is an expert in this area. He is absolutely right to point to that concern. We must ensure joined-up regulatory innovation to make sure there are no unforeseen circumstances. He puts his finger on a very important point.

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: I would be very happy to meet my hon. Friend. Representing a rural constituency myself, I totally understand the tension in fully reflecting the needs of a sometimes diverse set of communities. I am happy to meet her to discuss the matter further.

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: We always need to be vigilant about tax evasion and work closely with the overseas territories and Crown dependencies on those matters. A lot of progress on registers has been made in recent years, and more is due to be made. I will continue to reflect carefully and work with the Economic Secretary on further improvements to get things to where they need to be.

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: I recognise the significant concerns about the delivery of that service. I am in ongoing conversations with the Secretary of State for Transport to look at what more can be done.

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: I am more than happy to meet my hon. Friend again to discuss the matter in detail. As I mentioned in my reply to my right hon. Friend the Member for Basingstoke (Dame Maria Miller), the situation with the capital programmes is under urgent review across the country. I hope that further announcements will be made in the new year, but I will certainly meet my hon. Friend anyway.

Treasury: Topical Questions (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: I think that communities up and down the country are doing amazing work to support, in particular, the Ukrainian visitors who came here this year at very short notice. We have just agreed a new package of support with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, which gives guarantees going forward into next year.

Written Answers — Treasury: Weather: Damage (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: Local authorities have a crucial role to play in managing climate impacts at the local level. The upcoming National Adaptation Programme due next year will respond to the 61 risks and opportunities set out in the Climate Change Risk Assessment earlier this year. The Programme will set out the work local authorities are doing and planning to adapt to climate impacts. The 2023-24 Local...

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Industrial Disputes (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: We value the vital work that public sector workers do. We want pay deals that are fair for public sector workers and affordable for the taxpayer. That’s why Government has accepted the pay recommendations of the independent Pay Review Bodies for the NHS, teachers, and other front line workforces for 2022/23. These are the highest uplifts in nearly twenty years, reflecting the vital...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The Edinburgh Reforms, launched by the Chancellor on 9 December, take forward the government’s ambition for an open, sustainable, and technologically advanced financial services sector that is globally competitive and acts in the interests of communities and citizens across all four nations of the UK. These reforms build on the work the government is already taking forward through the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Mortgages: Interest Rates (20 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The pricing and availability of loans is a commercial decision for lenders in which the Government does not intervene. However, HM Treasury is regularly in contact with mortgage lenders on all aspects of their mortgage business to understand their position and current lending conditions, including most recently at a roundtable hosted by the Chancellor. At this roundtable, the Chancellor made...

Written Answers — Treasury: Energy Bill Relief Scheme (19 Dec 2022)

John Glen: Through the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS), the government is providing a discount on wholesale gas and electricity prices for all non-domestic consumers. This is a temporary measure that will protect them from soaring energy costs and will apply to energy usage for six months from 1 October 2022 to 31 March 2023. The ongoing HMT-led review of the EBRS will determine support for UK...

Written Answers — Treasury: Cost of Living Payments: Children (19 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The Government recognises that the rising cost of living has presented additional financial challenges to many people, and especially to the most vulnerable members of society, such as children with serious health conditions and their families. That is why the Government is taking decisive action to support households while ensuring we act in a fiscally responsible way. If a child or young...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services: Regulation (19 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The Edinburgh Reforms, launched by the Chancellor on 9 December, take forward the government’s ambition for the UK to be the world’s most innovative and competitive global financial centre. The government’s approach recognises and protects the foundations on which the UK’s success as a financial services hub is built: agility, consistently high regulatory standards, and openness....

Written Answers — Treasury: Unpaid Work (19 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The ONS produce regular estimates of unpaid household labour. This data is currently up to date until 2016, when the total value of unpaid household service work was £1.24 trillion, equivalent to 63.1% of gross domestic product. Estimates for 2017 to 2021 are due to be released in Q4 2022. The Government has provided the Office for National Statistics (ONS) with an additional £25 million...

Written Answers — Treasury: Sanctions: Russia (19 Dec 2022)

John Glen: The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), part of HM Treasury, assesses all reported breaches of financial sanctions regulations. Regulations prohibit any person intentionally acting to circumvent prohibitions, or enabling and facilitating breaches of financial sanctions. Financial institutions and estate agents are considered relevant firms under the regulations and therefore...

Written Answers — Treasury: Credit Rating: Africa (19 Dec 2022)

John Glen: Credit rating agencies have an important role in rating the investment risk of sovereigns. This allows lenders to assess risk and therefore supports the functioning and development of financial markets. The Credit Rating Agencies Regulation requires the ratings agencies to publish the methodologies used as well as the factors they have considered in producing the rating.

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