Results 1–20 of 44 for speaker:Bim Afolami

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (7 Dec 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the additional powers granted to Homes England that were announced in Autumn Budget 2017 will be; and what the timetable is for guidance to be given to planning inspectors on the nature, extent and exercise of those powers.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Non-domestic Rates (5 Dec 2017)

Bim Afolami: Whether his Department plans to review the business rates system.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Home Building (4 Dec 2017)

Bim Afolami: Will the Secretary of State reassure my constituents that although there is an obvious need to build more houses, green-belt restrictions have not been loosened and the green belt will still be protected in my very rural constituency?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Consumers: Protection (29 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government has taken in response to the findings of the National Audit Office report entitled Protecting consumers from scams, unfair trading and unsafe goods, published in December 2016.

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (28 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: I have been listening to the debate for some time, and it is worth reminding the House of the Treasury document published as a result of a report done by a senior civil servant, Sir Michael Barber, on the public value framework. It indicated that the way in which we get value in our public services is not simply the input of money, but what is delivered. As we talk about all these millions...

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (28 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Saffron Walden (Mrs Badenoch) for her intervention. I would add to her point by saying that the EIS funnels private capital that might otherwise be sitting in housing assets or on a bank balance sheet into our most early-stage, innovative and risky creative businesses. That is the magic of the EIS. Such tax reliefs and...

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (28 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: I commend my hon. Friend on his speech. In relation to the more productive ways in which he thinks Government funds could be spent, will he elucidate further on what aspects of the Budget he feels could be upgraded or extended?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Counterfeit Manufacturing: Imports (27 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy what discussions his Department has had with the Home Office on how to prevent the import of counterfeit goods; and what additional resources will be required for such purposes after the UK has left the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Industry: Training (24 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the adequacy of the incentives to retrain and re-skill as part of the industrial strategy.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Higher Education (23 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department's review of higher education will include part-time higher education and learning and earning.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Made Smarter Review (21 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how he plans to implement the recommendations proposed in the final report from the Made Smarter Review.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Made Smarter Review (21 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education and the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the recommendations proposed in the final report from the Made Smarter Review.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Made Smarter Review (21 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential contribution of part-time distance learning in supporting the delivery of the recommendations in the final report from the Made Smarter Review.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Made Smarter Review (21 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what engagement his Department has had with the part-time distance learning sector on delivering the recommendations made in the final report of the Made Smarter Review.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Small Businesses: Data Protection (16 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the General Data Protection Regulation on small businesses.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands (15 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what effect reducing the top rate of tax from 50 per cent to 45 per cent has had on total tax receipts since 2012.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (14 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate his Department has made of the total sum of revenue that it has forgone due to the successive freezes to fuel duty since 2011.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Mental Health Workforce (14 Nov 2017)

Bim Afolami: I am sure that the Secretary of State will welcome the fact that cancer survival rates are at a record high, but will he explain how the Government are going to fund the latest technology, so that we can continue to stay ahead of this terrible disease?

Finance Bill: Deemed domicile: review of protection of overseas trusts (31 Oct 2017)

Bim Afolami: I felt that, as I was going to speak this afternoon, I should listen to speeches by colleagues in the House.

Finance Bill: Deemed domicile: review of protection of overseas trusts (31 Oct 2017)

Bim Afolami: I know that is a controversial view that many have. In particular, I listened very carefully to the speech by the hon. Member for Bootle (Peter Dowd) from the Opposition Front Bench.


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