Results 1–20 of 570 for speaker:Robert Jenrick

Written Answers — Treasury: Employment (16 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The Government is committed to the delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 8 calls for action to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”. The most sustainable way to drive growth is to raise productivity. This Government is determined to boost productivity by investing in...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (16 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Treasury ministers meet regularly with ministers from other departments to discuss a wide range of policy issues. In line with the practice of successive administrations, details of ministerial discussions are not disclosed.

Petition - Royal Bank of Scotland Closure in Stepps: CERN Pensions: UK Tax Treatment (15 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: I can always count on my hon. Friend the Member for Spelthorne (Kwasi Kwarteng) to put me in my place. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Poole (Sir Robert Syms) for highlighting this issue. I want to say how we proud we are of the pioneering work carried out at CERN and of the work of all those who have retired and returned to the UK. Poole is a beautiful place to retire to, by the...

Petition - Royal Bank of Scotland Closure in Stepps: CERN Pensions: UK Tax Treatment (15 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: I thank my hon. Friend. This is a complicated area. I hope that my comments today have provided some answers to him and his constituents, but of course I would be happy to meet him and to bring along Treasury officials, who might be able to shed further light on this matter and answer their questions in greater detail. They are understandable and important questions, because they concern the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Gift Aid (14 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The Government keeps all taxes and tax reliefs under review. In 2017 HMRC set up a Working Group with the charity sector to improve people’s understanding of Gift Aid and to review any areas of the process that can be improved. One of the issues that has come up as part of that working group is the question of whether charity shops could stop sending letters to their donors if the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Combined Heat and Power: Taxation (13 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: HMRC does not hold sufficiently detailed information on the beneficiaries of these reliefs to be able to answer these questions.

Written Answers — Treasury: Aggregates Levy (13 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: To minimise administrative burden on business, HMRC’s Aggregates Levy returns do not require taxpayers to specify which relief applies to material that is not subject to tax. It is therefore not possible to establish how many taxpayers benefited from these reliefs.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Business Interests (9 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Applications by former Ministers are considered by the independent Advisory Committee on Business Appointments directly. For applications from former Civil Servants: Departmental Audit and Risk Committees, which are chaired by Departmental Non-Executive Directors, will monitor compliance issues relating to the Business Appointment Rules at regular intervals.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Air Passenger Duty (9 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: International treaties ensure that there is no taxation of international aviation fuel, and the Government does not levy VAT on flights. APD ensures the aviation sector contributes its fair share to general taxation. Even at the current rates of APD, UK airports have enjoyed strong passenger growth: exceeding 15% in the previous five years. The Government has not conducted an assessment of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Apprentices (8 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: There are currently 18 apprentices working at HM Treasury, which represents 1.3% of the total paid staff headcount

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Internet (7 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Our estimate is that no UK citizens’ data held through cloud services is subject to information requests from US Government bodies. Our records of our personal data holdings, as well procurement review process, are currently under review as part of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Regional Planning and Development: Hampshire (6 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: This government is committed to delivering modern and efficient infrastructure across every part of the country. Access to Superfast broadband in Hampshire has risen from 56.7% to 93.8% since 2010, and we have confirmed the introduction of a regulatory Universal Service Obligation, to give everyone in the UK the right to request a broadband connection with speeds of at least 10 Mbps by...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Members: Correspondence (6 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: Unfortunately the Treasury did not receive the honourable member’s letter of 20 November. However, his further letter dated 12 February was received and I subsequently responded on the Chancellors behalf.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Tableware (6 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The subcontractor who supplies HM Treasury with its tableware is Baxter Story Plc.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Bank Notes (2 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: This information is available on the Bank of England website at: Summary tables have been reproduced below. Date Number of banknotes produced (m) 2009/10 1369 2010/11 1290 2011/12 994 2012/13 1310 2013/14 952 2014/15 843 2015/16 674 2016/17 912 Date Number of banknotes in circulation (£m) 2010...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Fairtrade Initiative (2 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: We cannot aggregate day-to-day spend comprised of fair trade products due to not holding this data centrally. Our accommodation and stationery products are purchased through a third-party supplier.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Contracts (2 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: In 2017 the Treasury outsourced the Equitable Life Payment Scheme (ELPS) to Capita Employee Benefits Ltd.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Trade Unions (2 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The information requested is not available.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices (2 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: No such assessment has been made.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Zero Hours Contracts (2 Mar 2018)

Robert Jenrick: The department has not employed anyone on a zero hours contract in the last 8 years

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