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Written Answers — Treasury: Gift Aid: Coronavirus (16 Oct 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: The Government is fully committed to supporting charities through the Gift Aid regime. This relief is tied to the basic rate of tax paid by donors, currently at 20%, so can only be changed if the personal basic tax rate changes. The Government recognises that the sector is experiencing significant pressures and has made available an unprecedented package of economic support, including a £750...

Treasury: Apprenticeships (20 Oct 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: Apprenticeships are a job with training, and they benefit people of all ages and backgrounds, especially young people starting their career. The plan for jobs will help to kickstart the nation’s economic recovery. As part of the plan, we have introduced a payment of £2,000 for employers in England who hire new apprentices aged under 25 and £1,500 for employers who hire new apprentices...

Written Answers — Treasury: Gift Aid (18 Nov 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: The Government is fully committed to supporting charities through the Gift Aid regime. This relief is tied to the basic rate of tax paid by donors, currently at 20%, so can only be changed if the personal basic tax rate changes. The Government recognises that the sector is experiencing significant pressures and has made available an unprecedented package of economic support, including a...

Written Answers — Treasury: Employment: Environment Protection (26 Nov 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: The Government remains committed to pursuing a green recovery, with concern for our environment at its heart. The £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund opened to applications in September and will provide funding for projects across England to restore nature while creating and safeguarding jobs. A further £40m for a second round of the Fund was recently announced in the Prime Minister’s Ten...

Bills Presented: National Insurance Contributions Bill (12 May 2021)

...No. 57) The Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary Ben Wallace, Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary Elizabeth Truss, Steve Barclay, Jesse Norman, John Glen and Kemi Badenoch, presented a Bill to make provision in relation to national insurance contributions. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time tomorrow, and to be printed (Bill 10) with...

Treasury: Investment in Green Industries (22 Jun 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: The Prime Minister’s 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution set out £12 billion of new investment in green industries and will crowd in three times as much private investment. Budget 2021 built on the 10-point plan by encouraging private investment, using the tax system and continuing with the direct Government support announced at the spending review. It also included...

Treasury: National Living Wage (9 Mar 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: As the Chancellor reaffirmed at the Budget, the Government are increasing the national living wage by 2.2% from £8.72 to £8.91, an above-inflation pay rise. The Government remain committed to their ambitious target for the national living wage to reach two thirds of median earnings by 2024 provided that economic conditions allow. The Treasury will continue to work closely with Cabinet...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Regional Planning and Development (20 Sep 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: The first round of the Levelling Up Fund received significant interest from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland bidding authorities across the three investment priorities of the Fund. Bids are currently being assessed in line with the published assessment process. Outcomes from the first round of bids for the Levelling Up Fund will be announced later in the year and bidding...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Local Government: Meetings (15 Dec 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: I held a round table which representatives of the Local Government Association attended, and a webinar which all local authority Leaders and Chief Executives were invited to last week where this issue was raised. The Department is reviewing the responses to the consultation on council remote meetings and the Government will respond shortly. Any permanent change would require primary...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (17 Oct 2018)

Kemi Badenoch: My constituent Elliot Peters died earlier this year from hyperammonemia aged just 14. His parents, Holly and Andy Storey, are understandably devastated. Elliot’s condition was not diagnosed early enough; by the time he was placed on dialysis it was too late. Will the Prime Minister meet me and Elliot’s parents to discuss raising awareness of the condition and adding hyperammonemia testing...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Private Education: Taxation (3 Sep 2019)

Kemi Badenoch: The government has no plans to change the tax status of independent schools. The government has agreed a joint understanding with the Independent Schools Council to encourage more independent schools to work in partnership with state-funded schools across 4 key areas: governance, teaching, curriculum and targeted school improvement. It also encourages independent schools to offer a greater...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Equal Pay: Disclosure of Information (23 Jun 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: In recognition of the unprecedented uncertainty and pressure facing employers due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government and the Equality and Human Rights Commission suspended enforcement of the gender pay gap reporting deadlines for 2019/20. However, employers can still choose to report their data and we have carried on providing support to those who need it. Over 5,500 employers have...

Written Answers — Treasury: Levelling Up Fund (2 Dec 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: The Levelling Up Fund will be open to all local areas in England and allocated competitively. This will be a fast, streamlined process to directly fund local priorities. The Spending Review makes available up to £600 million in 2021-22. We will publish a prospectus for the fund and launch the first round of competitions in the New Year. Further funding will be spread over subsequent years up...

Women and Equalities: Covid-19 Vaccine: Ethnic Minority Communities (7 Jul 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: I should start by reiterating that the covid-19 vaccines are safe and there is no evidence that they affect fertility. I recognise that there is much information about the vaccines, as my hon. Friend describes. We are working with Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, the Chief Midwifery Officer in England, and others such as Media Medics, Dr Hazel Wallace and Dr Philippa Kaye, to encourage...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (25 Oct 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: The Government Equalities Office works closely with the devolved administrations on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The devolved administrations contributed examples of the progress they had made with implementation to the eighth periodic report submitted to the CEDAW Committee, and representatives of each of the devolved administrations...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: North East (23 Sep 2020)

Jo Churchill: ...the country and reduce health inequalities. The Government is determined to address long-standing inequalities by progressing work under the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Equalities (Kemi Badenoch MP) and through the Prime Minister’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Houses: Coronavirus (22 Oct 2020)

Kemi Badenoch: The Government has moved to support pubs and brewers through its unprecedented coronavirus economic response, in common with action to support other parts of the hospitality industry. This includes the job support scheme, job retention bonus, business rates holiday, VAT deferral and repayment scheme and the bounce back loans scheme. The Government believes that these economy-wide measures are...

Written Answers — Treasury: Carbon Emissions: Taxation (19 Jan 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: The UK’s new Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) provides compensation for energy-intensive businesses at risk of competitiveness impacts. This compensation can cover up to 75% of the costs in their electricity bills due to the ETS and Carbon Price Support (CPS). The existing compensation schemes have been extended by a year until the end of 2021 and any funding decisions beyond this will be...

Written Answers — Treasury: Beer: Excise Duties (10 Feb 2021)

Kemi Badenoch: The tax cuts at Budget 2013, 2014 and 2015 – followed by further duty freezes in 2016, 2017 and 2018 – mean that the average tax charged on a typical pint of beer is estimated to be 16p lower this year than it otherwise would have been since ending the beer duty escalator in 2013. All taxes are kept under review, including consideration of international comparisons, and any major...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health: Equality (3 Mar 2021)

Jo Churchill: The Minister for Equalities (Kemi Badenoch MP) is leading cross Government work to tackle COVID-19 disparities experienced by ethnic minority groups. The second quarterly report was published on 26 February 2021. Action to address broader health inequalities will be informed by the work of the independent Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. The Commission is currently finalising its...


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