Results 1–20 of 5253 for speaker:Helen Whately

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Hotels (16 May 2022)

Helen Whately: Treasury Ministers and Senior Officials travel and costs are published regularly at the following links HMT ministers' meetings, hospitality, gifts and overseas travel - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) HMT senior officials' business expenses, hospitality and meetings with external organisations - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Aviation (16 May 2022)

Helen Whately: The £28,884.08 was the cost for travel for the Chancellor’s official delegation for the trip to San Francisco on 14th December 2021. Only the travel cost for the Chancellor is reflected in transparency returns, as the delegation took a scheduled flight.

Written Answers — Treasury: Beer: Excise Duties (16 May 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government will introduce a new Small Producer Relief, building on the success of Small Brewers Relief, for cidermakers and other producers of lower alcohol by volume (ABV) drinks, to encourage innovation and remove barriers to growth for small producers. Small brewers and cidermakers produce at a range of ABVs. The strength of the products of small producers will vary according to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties (16 May 2022)

Helen Whately: The Chancellor confirmed at Autumn Budget 2021 that, in 2022-23, Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates for cars, vans and motorcycles would increase in line with RPI only. Since 2010, VED rates have increased in line with inflation, meaning that VED liabilities have not increased in real terms. Raising VED in line with inflation helps to maintain the sustainability of the public finances over...

Written Answers — Treasury: Business: Red Diesel (16 May 2022)

Helen Whately: At Budget 2020, the Chancellor announced that he would remove the entitlement to use red diesel from most sectors from April 2022. These tax changes mean that most businesses in the UK which used red diesel prior to April 2022 no longer get a significant tax break compared with ordinary motorists; they instead now need to use diesel fuel taxed at the standard rate for diesel, which more...

Written Answers — Treasury: Beer: Excise Duties (13 May 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government intends to introduce a new Small Producers Relief to replace the existing Small Brewers Relief. The new relief will include beer, cider, wine and spirits-based drinks below 8.5% alcohol by volume (ABV). It aims to encourage innovation and remove barriers growth for small producers. This change will benefit hundreds of small producers across the UK by giving them access to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Offshore Industry: Taxation (13 May 2022)

Helen Whately: The UK Government places additional taxes on the extraction of oil and gas, with companies engaged in the production of oil and gas on the UK Continental Shelf subject to headline tax rates on their profits that are currently more than double those paid by other businesses. To date, the sector has paid more than £375 billion in production taxes. All taxes are kept under review and any...

Written Answers — Treasury: Ferries: Tonnage Tax (13 May 2022)

Helen Whately: The latest data on the total number of Tonnage Tax regime participants since tax year 2016-17 can be found on GOV.UK. The data is available within the “Estimated cost of non-structural tax reliefs (December 2021)” publication.[1] [1] https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1039626/non_structural_c ost_estimates_tables_december_2021.ods

Written Answers — Treasury: P&O Ferries: Tonnage Tax (13 May 2022)

Helen Whately: HMRC oversees the tonnage tax regime. HMRC has a statutory duty of taxpayer confidentiality and cannot comment on the affairs of individual taxpayers.

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Communication (28 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: Expenditure on communications staffing was £2,629,182, and non-pay related items/services for the communications team was £763,291 in 2021-22.

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (28 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: Following consultation in 2020, the Chancellor confirmed at Spring Budget 2021 that the Government would remove the entitlement to use red diesel from most sectors from April 2022. This more fairly reflects the negative environmental impact of the emissions produced and helps to ensure that the tax system incentivises the development and adoption of greener alternative technologies. The...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Staff (27 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: This information is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost threshold.

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: USA (27 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: Any expenses aside from travel were covered by the Chancellor personally.

Written Answers — Treasury: Aviation: Taxation (26 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: Air Passenger Duty (APD) is the UK’s principal tax on the aviation sector. The tax raised £3.6 billion in 2019-20 and its primary objective is to ensure that airlines make a fair contribution to the public finances. Last year, the Government consulted on aviation tax reform and as part of this sought views on whether a frequent flyer levy could replace APD as the principal tax on the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Care Workers: Travel (26 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: Approved Mileage Allowance Payments (AMAPs) are used by employers to reimburse an employee’s expenses for business mileage in their private vehicle. The government sets AMAP rates to minimise administrative burdens. AMAPs aim to reflect running costs including fuel, servicing and depreciation. Depreciation is estimated to constitute the most significant proportion of the AMAPs. ...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Staff (26 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: The figures previously provided are for the immediate Department and do not include the Office of Budget Responsibility, National Infrastructure Commission, Government Internal Audit Agency, UK Government Investments and UK Debt Management Office.

Written Answers — Treasury: Members: Correspondence (26 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: I have responded to the hon. Member's correspondence.

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (25 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: The government expects those in the supply chain to pass the fuel duty cut through to consumers, and has written to industry stakeholders to set out this expectation. The government will continue to monitor fuel prices closely.

Written Answers — Treasury: UK Government Investments: Staff (25 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: The procurement exercise (CCSH21A12) was run in June 2021. The figures in the contract were estimates provided at this time. The average headcount UKGI employed in 2021-22 was 152. UKGI’s headcount for 2022-23 is being finalised but is not planned to exceed 160. Budget allocations for 2022-23 will be published once voted on by Parliament as part of the Main Estimates process.

Written Answers — Treasury: Offshore Industry: Taxation (25 Apr 2022)

Helen Whately: The UK Government places additional taxes on the extraction of oil and gas, with companies engaged in the production of oil and gas on the UK Continental Shelf subject to headline tax rates on their profits that are currently more than double those paid by other businesses. To date, the sector has paid more than £375 billion in production taxes. All taxes are kept under review and any...


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