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Helen Whately

Conservative MP for Faversham and Mid Kent (8 May 2015 – current)

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Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] (21 Jan 2022)

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Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Heathrow Airport (21 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: There has not been an occasion in which any Chancellor between 2019 – 2021 has made use of any VIP suites at Heathrow Airport while on official business.

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Diaries (21 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: Ministers regularly meet with departmental officials and external stakeholders. Details of ministerial meetings with external organisations are published quarterly and can be found here: HMT ministers' meetings, hospitality, gifts and overseas travel - GOV.UK (

Written Answers — Treasury: Wines: Excise Duties (21 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government believes the reforms announced at the Budget will produce an alcohol duty system that is overall simpler, fairer and healthier. The reforms announced at Autumn Budget 2021 mean higher strength still wines will pay more duty, while lighter wines (below 11.5% alcohol by volume – ABV) will become cheaper. The Government also announced that the 28% higher duty rate on...

Written Answers — Treasury: Beer: Coronavirus (21 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government is committed to supporting hospitality venues throughout this challenging period. The COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) is designed to provide support to businesses affected by COVID-19 that have not been covered by existing support linked to business rates. This relief will be awarded through funding for Local Authorities (LAs), taking into account the economic impact...

Written Answers — Treasury: Plastics: Taxation (20 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The government has published information on the annual revenues that will be generated from the Plastic Packaging Tax. This can be found here: lastic-packaging-tax-from-april-2022/introduction-of-plastic -packaging-tax-2021

Rebated Fuel Rules: Construction Industry (19 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone, and I congratulate the hon. Member for Upper Bann (Carla Lockhart) on having secured this debate on the important changes we are making to the taxation of diesel, which take effect this April. Before I address the points raised by the hon. Member for Upper Bann and other hon. Members, I will briefly run through the reform we are...

Small Modular Reactors and Energy Security (19 Jan 2022)

Greg Hands: ...pavilion, highlighting the largest ever nuclear presence at COP. It is great to be joined by the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, my hon. Friend the Member for Faversham and Mid Kent (Helen Whately), who I know has just come back from a visit to Hinkley Point C, and is also an enthusiast for the sector. In April last year, the UK Government set into law the world’s most ambitious...

Building Safety Bill: New Clause 3 (19 Jan 2022)

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Written Answers — Treasury: Environment Protection: Taxation (19 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: Environmental and social policy costs represent around 12% of the average dual energy bill, however over the past 10 years their net effect has been to reduce consumer energy bills. Investment in renewables and energy efficiency has reduced UK demand for natural gas by 26% since 2010. This has helped reduce our exposure to global price volatility. While the majority of these costs represent...

Written Answers — Treasury: Plastics: Packaging (19 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The Plastic Packaging Tax will provide a clear economic incentive to use recycled material in the production of plastic packaging. This will create greater demand for recycled material and, in turn, stimulate increased levels of recycling and collection of plastic waste. As set out at Budget 2018 when the tax was first announced, future revenues raised from the tax will enable investment to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Environment Protection: Finance (19 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government considers current funding options for local authorities to pursue environmental projects to be appropriate. Local authorities have full, independent control over their borrowing choices and are free to issue local climate bonds if they wish. It is for local authorities to determine the most appropriate financing mechanism for their projects. The Government provides...

Written Answers — Treasury: Energy: Prices (19 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: We recognise the recent increase in wholesale global gas prices will be a cause of concern for consumers, businesses, and energy suppliers across the UK. Consumers have been shielded from price volatility this winter by the Energy Price Cap. The Government is also supporting low income and fuel poor households with their energy bills in a number of ways, including:Consulting on expanding...

Taxation: Silage Film (18 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Edward. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Amber Valley (Nigel Mills) on securing the debate and on his comments. I have listened carefully to what he has said. I share his expressed aim of ensuring that we get this tax right, and I very much appreciate the tone that he took. As context to this debate and to the plastic...

Written Answers — Treasury: Beer: Coronavirus (18 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government is continuing to monitor the economic impact of covid-19 on the brewing sector and is taking steps to support pubs and brewers in their recovery. As announced at Autumn Budget, the duty rates on alcohol including beer will be frozen for another year. This is expected to save beer drinkers £900 million over the next five years, and has resulted in beer duty rates being at...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Consultants (18 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: HM Treasury has contracted with Clifford Chance LLP in the last five years as follows: Service Description Start Date End Date Value Provision of legal services to support the issuance of UK Sovereign Sukuk 28/10/2019 20/08/2024 £1,000,000 Provision of legal services to support the launch of the inaugural UK Green Gilt 03/03/2021 02/03/2023 £200,000 Provision of legal...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (18 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: To better support public health and provide a more level playing field, we are moving to a system where all drinks between 8.5% and 22% ABV will pay the same rate of duty, linked to the alcohol content of the product. This means that the stronger the drink, the more duty will be paid, and vice versa. Subsequently, higher strength fortified wines, port and sherry will increase in price,...

Written Answers — Treasury: Soft Drinks: Taxation (18 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: The Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) is not formally linked to any individual spending programme. However, the government will continue to invest in supporting public health and tackling obesity, including the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food programme, which was extended by £200 million per year at the 2021 Spending Review, and the £320 million per year PE and...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (18 Jan 2022)

Helen Whately: At Budget 2020, the Chancellor announced that the Government will remove the entitlement to use rebated diesel and biofuels from most sectors from April 2022. This will more fairly reflect the negative environmental impact of the emissions they produce and help to ensure that the tax system incentivises the development and adoption of greener alternative technologies. As part of the changes,...

Elections Bill: Schedule 10 - Illegal practices (17 Jan 2022)

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