Results 1–20 of 758 for speaker:Robert Jenrick

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Annual Report under the Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Act 2012 (19 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The Annual Report to Parliament under the Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Act 2012 for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 has today been laid before Parliament. The report is prepared in line with the requirements set out in the Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Act 2012 that the government reports annually to Parliament on the financial assistance given under the act. Copies...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Prices (18 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: To support British households and businesses, at Autumn Budget 2017, the government froze fuel duty for the eighth successive year. By April 2019, these freezes will have saved the average car driver a total of £850 compared to the pre-2010 escalator. Since 2011, the announced freezes to fuel duty have meant the Exchequer has not collected around £46 billion in revenues through to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (17 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Based on the Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) published policy costings, we estimate the cumulative loss to the Exchequer from the successive alcohol duty freezes and cuts from financial year 2013-14 to the current financial year 2018-19 to be around £4.0bn. This is equal to the yearly cost of employing over 100,000 teachers. The annual impacts on the Exchequer are...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (17 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) forecasts fuel duty receipts for the next five years; The 2020-21 forecast is £29.6 billion. This forecast assumes that fuel duty is uprated in line with the Retail Price Index. However, since 2011, fuel duty has been frozen – a cut in real terms. The announced freezes to fuel duty have meant the Exchequer has not collected...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Accountancy (13 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Treasury has spent the following amounts in the last 12 months (to 30 June 2018): Ernst & Young £42,221 KPMG £129,354 PWC £1,107,037 Deloitte £2,767,561

Written Answers — Treasury: Natural Gas: Storage (12 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The UK benefits from highly diverse and flexible sources of gas supply. Low gas prices have contributed to challenging market conditions in the gas storage market. The government recognises that business rates can represent a high cost for some businesses. That’s why it has taken repeated action to reduce their burden, announcing reforms and reductions worth over £10bn by 2023.

Written Answers — Treasury: Jaguar Land Rover: Tax Allowances (12 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: As part of the policy making process government regularly engages with the automotive sector, including on how to encourage the development of battery technology. Through mechanisms such as the Vehicle Excise Duty and Company Car Tax, the government encourages the uptake and manufacture of cars with low carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This is supported by other cross-departmental work such as...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fossil Fuels: Expenditure (11 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The UK currently has no fossil fuel subsidies. We are committed to meeting our climate change commitments as cost effectively as possible and over the last 10 years emissions from the power sector have decreased by 57%. Looking ahead we have committed to further reducing our dependence on fossil fuels by phasing out unabated coal from our power system altogether by 2025. The Government is...

Written Answers — Treasury: Motor Vehicles: Hydrogen (11 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The purpose of the Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund is to catalyse private sector investment into the electric vehicle chargepoint network. There are separate interventions to support the uptake of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and roll out more cutting edge infrastructure. This includes funding which will see additional hydrogen refuelling stations being built as well as upgrades to...

Backbench Business: Air Passenger Duty — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] (10 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: I congratulate the hon. Member for Belfast East (Gavin Robinson) on securing this debate. I have known him since he and I were elected and have always been fond of him, but I was not expecting a belated Valentine’s day present. I vaguely remember that some time ago the hon. Members for Strangford (Jim Shannon) and for East Londonderry (Mr Campbell) presented a giant heart-shaped card...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Correspondence (10 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The Treasury’s target to answer correspondence relating to constituency cases is 15 working days. In 2017 we achieved this in 77% of cases.

Written Answers — Treasury: Incinerators: Taxation (10 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The government recently concluded a call for evidence on whether the tax system or charges could help reduce single-use plastic waste. As part of this, a number of respondents suggested the potential for an incineration tax in order to increase levels of recycling. The government will consider the arguments for and against such a tax, alongside all the other options, in order to deliver the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (6 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: To support British households and businesses, at Autumn Budget 2017, the government froze fuel duty for the eighth successive year. Since public finances are based on the assumption that fuel duty will increase with RPI at every Budget, any increase below this represents a cost to the Exchequer. Successive freezes since 2011 have saved the average driver £620 compared to what it would...

Written Answers — Treasury: Diesel Fuel: Smuggling (5 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: HMRC continually refreshes its comprehensive anti-fraud oils strategy introduced in 2002, when fuel duty fraud involving illicit diesel cost the UK around £1.6bn in lost revenue. Latest estimates for 2016-17 indicate the tax gap for fuel duty has fallen to £200m across the UK. In Northern Ireland, where fuel fraud has been a particular problem, the illicit market share has reduced...

Written Answers — Treasury: Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties (5 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: In October 2014, the Government reformed Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) to allow motorists to pay by Direct Debit either monthly, six monthly, or annually. To limit the impact on the public finances a five per cent surcharge was introduced on monthly and six monthly direct debit payments. Previously this surcharge was 10%. This surcharge recognises the loss of interest resulting from delayed payments.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tobacco: Delivery Services (4 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: HMRC is in the process of procuring an external supplier to develop and operate the track and trace system to be introduced for cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco from May 2019 under the EU Tobacco Products Directive. HMRC is also assessing the marketplace for potential solutions to satisfy the UK’s obligation to prescribe the components of security features on tobacco products. ...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fort Kinnaird: Sales (3 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The Crown Estate’s revenue surplus, including any from the sale of Fort Kinnaird, is passed to the UK Consolidated Fund, which funds activities across the whole of the UK. If the UK government spends more in England, then where policy areas are devolved, the Devolved Administrations will receive a population share of the funding through application of the Barnett formula, which they...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment: Oxfordshire (3 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Under this Government, investment in infrastructure will reach the highest sustained levels since the 1970s. In respect of Oxfordshire, the Department for Transport and Chiltern Railways have jointly funded a £400 million western section, delivering a new service between Oxford and London Marylebone, and we are of course backing the new Expressway and the east-west railway linking Oxford...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Infrastructure Investment: Oxfordshire (3 Jul 2018)

Robert Jenrick: I appreciate that my hon. Friend has been campaigning for such things since before his election. We have provided £35 million for the Oxford Science Transit scheme, which will enhance the A40 between Oxford and Witney. As for the A40 more generally, the Government are providing £150 million through the Oxfordshire housing deal, which he could tap into to see further improvements on...


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