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Written Answers — Treasury: Child Care Vouchers (23 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The average number of taxpayers in receipt of childcare vouchers during each financial year is estimated to be as follows:   Number 2011-12 500,000 2012-13 540,000 The average value to a voucher recipient of Government support through relief from tax and national insurance is estimated to be £900 a year in both 2011-12 and 2012-13. The total virtue of Government support for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Departmental Responsibilities (23 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The policy implementation priorities for HM Treasury can be found in the Department's Structural Reform Plan, progress against which is reported on the Government's Business Plan Website: A broader look at implementation progress can be found in the Government's Mid-Term Review document: published on...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Taxation (23 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Treasury. The Government's views on the European Commission's Energy Tax proposal are set out in the Explanatory Memorandum [9270/11] which was submitted to Parliament in June 2011. The UK has taken a strong principled opposition in ongoing negotiations on the Energy Taxation Directive against determining the structure or tax base member states use...

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Trust Fund (22 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: Every child trust fund holder between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011 received an initial Government payment to their account. Information on numbers of child trust funds held in each year, and on the value of these accounts, is published by HM Revenue and Customs at: Child trust funds will mature between 2020 and 2029 as account holders reach age...

Written Answers — Treasury: Excise Duties: Alcoholic Drinks (21 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The drawback figures for the period(s) in question are:   Total alcohol drawback (£) 2008-09 73,391,279 2009-10 84,018,360 2010-11 110,293,984 2011-12 93,205,1.60

Written Answers — Treasury: Excise Duties: Fuels (21 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The Government's autumn statement of 5 December 2012, Official Report, columns 871-82, announcement on fuel duty provides support for motorists and businesses. Cancelling the 3p increase will save a typical motorist £40 per year and a typical haulier £1,200 per year. As a result of the repeated action by the Government, average pump prices will remain at least 10p per litre lower than if...

Written Answers — Treasury: Northern Rock (21 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: As specified in the previous answers to PQs on 17 December 2012, Official Report, column 562W, 20 December 2012, Official Report, column 921W, and 7 January 2013, Official Report, column 14W, the decision to remediate interest charges for Northern Rock Asset Management customers with Consumer Credit Act (CCA) regulated loans where the loan documentation is not compliant with CCA...

Written Answers — Treasury: Offshore Industry: Taxation (21 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The Government has made no assessment of the direct relationship between the North sea oil and gas tax regime and the sector's UK employment base. The latter is influenced by a number of factors, including the management and procurement decisions made by individual companies. Assessments of any anticipated investment effects of changes to the oil and gas tax regime in the forecast period are...

Written Answers — Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Merseyside (21 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: Working family tax credit was abolished in March 2003 and replaced by the current child and working tax credit system. All figures provided in this answer are based on the current tax credits system, as at December 2012. Further information can be found in HMRC's published National Statistics, which can be found here: (i) Final tax...

Written Answers — Treasury: Working Tax Credit: Self-employed (21 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: holding answer 14 January 2013 The following table details the number of self-employed tax credit recipients who receive some working tax credit; and the total amount of working tax credit that is paid to these recipients. This is provided specifically for Scotland, and for the UK as a whole. The figures are based on the finalised Tax Credits data for 2010-11. A breakdown of self-employed...

Written Answers — Treasury: Infrastructure (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: A robust assessment, approvals process and negotiations are under way on the most effective form of guarantee for the prequalified projects. Disclosing information at this stage will present a risk to the Government's negotiating position resulting in less effective application of public resources. No project has been guaranteed under the UK Guarantee Scheme at this stage.

Written Answers — Treasury: Infrastructure (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: HM Treasury will adhere to the reporting requirements under section 16 of the Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Act 2012.

Written Answers — Treasury: Infrastructure (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The form and terms of a guarantee provided to a project will be determined on a case-by-case basis following a robust assessment and approvals process. Disclosure of commercial positions that the Government has previously agreed will undermine future negotiations and result in less effective use of public funds.

Written Answers — Treasury: Infrastructure (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: Infrastructure projects being considered for guarantees under the UK Guarantees Scheme are commercially confidential and exempt from disclosures. Releasing confidential information will not only breach disclosure agreements but will also negatively impact relations with key industry stakeholders who contribute to policy formulation.

Written Answers — Treasury: Infrastructure (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: After the signing of each guarantee (the point at which the contingent liability will be deemed to have been assumed), Treasury will notify Parliament in the form of a written ministerial statement. The information on total contingent liability will be declared in the Whole of the Government Accounts.

Written Answers — Treasury: Clothing: Industry (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: There have been no prosecutions, in 2012, of employers in the fashion industry for criminal offences related to the national minimum wage. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) does not record specific data on the fashion industry, as a trade sector, and therefore cannot estimate how many interns are now being paid as a consequence of HMRC interventions.

Written Answers — Treasury: Emigration (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produce estimates of migration by age on an annual basis. These estimates of emigration show that in 2011 86,000 persons aged 15-24, 201,000 aged 25-44, 38,000 aged 45-59/64 and 9,000 aged 60/65 and over emigrated from the UK. For all age groups emigration from the UK was less than immigration to the UK resulting in positive net migration into the UK...

Written Answers — Treasury: National Insurance Credits (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: National Insurance credits which protect a person's future entitlement to basic state pension and the state second pension will remain available for those claiming child benefit for a child under 12. Parents and carers who get national insurance credits linked to them claiming child benefit will not lose them on the basis of their household income even if they choose not to receive the actual...

Written Answers — Treasury: National Insurance Credits (18 Jan 2013)

Sajid Javid: New parents receive a child benefit claim form in the Bounty packs provided by their midwife, which includes information about the high income child benefit charge. The new form with this information has been in Bounty packs since November 2012. In addition, HM Revenue and Customs has included a flyer explaining how the high income child benefit charge works and what people should do to...

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