Results 1–20 of 3345 for speaker:Elizabeth Truss

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector: Pay (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: I set out the Government’s position on public sector pay in the House of Commons on 12 September 2017. A copy of this statement is available at: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-quest ions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2017-09-12 /HCWS127.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Nurseries: Registration (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: This response relates to the experience of nurseries and other regulated childcare providers who have sought to sign up to receive Tax-Free Childcare payments. As of 9 October, over 50,000 childcare providers (49% of all regulated providers) had successfully signed-up for Tax-Free Childcare. Childcare providers sign-up with the childcare service to receive Tax-Free Childcare payments. The...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: College of Policing: Taxation (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: Given the issues associated with taxpayer confidentiality, we are unable to provide the amount each institution has received in Levy funds. Skills policy is devolved and the devolved administrations will receive a population share of the Office for Budget Responsibility’s March 2016 forecast of revenue from the levy. In 2017-18, the Welsh Government will receive £128 million.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Pension Rights: Cohabitation (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Treasury officials wrote out to public sector pension schemes in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on 6 April 2017. The letter made clear that cases like that of Ms Brewster should be dealt with in line with the UK Supreme Court’s decision. Cases previously refused solely because of a lack of nomination form should be reconsidered and schemes should pay survivor benefits...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Children: Day Care (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: As detailed in response to a Parliamentary Question (7777) on 11 September, the performance indicators agreed with National Savings and Investments for the delivery of Tax-Free childcare cover a range of areas including customer experience, payment processing, and sign-up. The performance of Atos, as a delivery partner of National Savings & Investments is managed by a commercial...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Care Vouchers (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The forecast cost of developing the childcare service for Tax-Free Childcare is within the agreed budget for the Tax-Free Childcare programme, which is £357m through to 2021/22.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The average time taken to process joint tax claims, from the first point of receipt to the first day of payment, in the last 12 months was 30.31 days. The data is inclusive of both UK and International Claims. HMRC have a public target of processing claims and changes for tax credits and Child Benefit customers within an average of 22 days for UK customers and 92 days for International...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Northern Ireland (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The information requested is not readily available and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Care Vouchers: Northern Ireland (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) does not hold this information. Childcare vouchers provided by employers are normally exempt from tax, therefore, employers are not required to report details to HMRC unless they provide more than the exempt amount to their employees.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Divorced People (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: For both Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit (CTC), the law provides for one person – the person mainly responsible for the child – to receive the payments. Where parents separate, it is possible for them to jointly agree for Child Benefit to be paid to one parent and CTC to the other, or for one of them to claim both payments and then pay an agreed proportion to the other...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Children: Day Care (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: In March, the government launched the Childcare Choices website which brings together information about all the different help with childcare offered by the government – including Tax-Free Childcare. Since then, the Childcare Choices website has had more than one million unique users, and more than 700,000 people have completed the site’s Childcare Calculator to find out which...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Disadvantaged: EU Grants and Loans (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Government made a manifesto commitment to use the EU structural and investment fund money returning to the UK after the UK leaves the EU to create a UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The manifesto commitment pledged to consult widely ahead of an announcement on the design or scope of the fund. In October 2016 the Chancellor confirmed that HMT would guarantee funding for all multi-year ESIF...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Children: Day Care (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: As of 11 October there were live Tax-Free Childcare accounts for over 155,000 children. The vast majority of parents are able to use their accounts to pay their childcare providers without any issues. Where a parent is unable to make a payment due to a technical issue, the helpline can make a payment to their childcare provider on the parent’s behalf. Since the start of September the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector Debt (16 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The current official forecasts produced by the independent Office for Budget Responsibility extend up to the financial year 2021-22. They forecast that public sector net debt (PSND) at the end of 2021-22 will be 79.8% of GDP, or £1.9tn. The Autumn Budget will include PSND forecasts for the financial year 2022-23.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Free Schools: Finance (12 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Treasury reviews a number of business cases relating to free school site acquisitions. A record of instances where we have not been able to approve part or all of a business case could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Nurses: Pay (12 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: As announced in September, for 2018/19, we will no longer have an across-the-board policy of 1% average basic pay awards. Before we make final decisions on pay awards, we will seek the views of the independent Pay Review Bodies including the NHSPRB which sets the pay award for nurses and other Agenda for Change staff. The Pay Review Bodies will consider evidence on how we ensure we attract...

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Spending Authority (12 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: It is important that departments can start spending to prepare for Brexit when they need to do so. Managing Public Money requires that expenditure on new services must rest on specific legislation. However, delaying spend until legislation has reached Royal Assent could jeopardise readiness for Brexit. To address this, for the small proportion of spending affected, ministers can issue a...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: Refugees (11 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Revenue and Customs do not hold the requested data.

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: ECOFIN 10 October 2017 and Informal ECOFIN 15-16 September 2017 (10 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) will be held in Luxembourg on 10th October. EU Finance Ministers will discuss the following items: Early Morning Session The Eurogroup President will brief Ministers on the outcomes of the 9th October meeting of the Eurogroup, and Ministers will discuss the current economic situation. Ministers will also discuss the European...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mineworkers' Pension Scheme (9 Oct 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme is administered by the Scheme’s Trustees. Therefore, the Department does not hold this information. Requests such as this should be directed to the Scheme’s Trustees.


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