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Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Coronavirus (4 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: Throughout the pandemic, the Treasury has followed government guidance in setting out its internal COVID-19 related policies. The Treasury continues to follow this guidance and align its policies accordingly.

Written Answers — Treasury: Wines: Excise Duties (3 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: A reduced duty rate for sales by domestic producers, such as English winemakers, would privilege domestic producers and would breach the Government’s international obligations to treat imported products equally. While the Government keeps all taxes under review, there are no plans to introduce a reduced duty rate for sales by domestic producers.

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (3 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government intends to move to a new progressive system of duty that taxes all products in reference to the litres of pure alcohol they contain, with products with higher concentration of alcohol paying a higher rate of duty per unit. As part of this approach, the Government is cutting duty on lower ABV spirits-based drinks, such as pre-packaged gin and tonics, and is increasing duty on...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Production (3 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Treasury considers production costs complex to estimate, as different businesses will have different business models, impacting production costs. Officials have received data from some brewers and cidermakers who have chosen to share this information, however given the commercial sensitivity of it, the Government is not in a position to share it publicly. A consultation on the alcohol...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (3 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government has considered the merits of equalising beer and cider duty as part of its alcohol duty review, both from a public health and revenue raising perspective. However, while public health remains an important focus of our review, this must be balanced against the need to support businesses and, given the cider industry has been in consistent decline over the past decade, the...

Deferred Divisions: Social Security (2 Mar 2022)

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Written Answers — Treasury: Energy Bills Rebate (2 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: All domestic electricity customers in Great Britain will receive a £200 reduction in their electricity costs from this October. This will be delivered via energy suppliers and will be clearly identifiable as a line item on electricity bills. The reduction in costs will help people with the increase in energy bills by spreading the increased costs over a few years, so they are more...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Production (2 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Treasury considers production costs complex to estimate and, as different businesses will have different business models, costs will vary between individual producers. Officials have received data from some stakeholders who have chosen to share this information, however given the commercial sensitivity of it, the Government is not in a position to share it publicly. A consultation on...

Written Answers — Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (2 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government does not anticipate alcohol duty reforms will impact the UK-Australia free trade deal. All products will be taxed on the basis of strength. Therefore, Australian producers will pay the same tax rates as producers in every other country, including the UK. The Treasury is continuing to engage with stakeholders, including the Australian Government, on these proposals and will...

Written Answers — Treasury: Treasury: Social Media (1 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: Departmental resources are used to produce communications products, including social media videos and graphics, which are distributed through a range of channels, primarily HM Treasury accounts. Ministers may also include these materials on their own social media channels; however, HM Treasury has spent no funds producing social media videos and graphics exclusively for ministerial social...

Written Answers — Treasury: Railways: Passengers (1 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: At Budget, the Government announced that, from April 2023, it will introduce a new reduced domestic band of Air Passenger Duty (APD) set at £6.50 for economy passengers. The new domestic band will cover flights between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in order to support connectivity across the UK. As a result, around 9 million passengers will pay less APD in 2023-24. The...

Written Answers — Treasury: Gift Aid (1 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government is committed to proving support to the charitable sector worth over £5 billion per year. Gift Aid - a key part of this - is one of the most generous tax reliefs available – worth £1.4 billion per year to charities and £500 million to their donors (through higher rate relief). In March 2018 HM Revenue and Customs published research on charitable giving and Gift Aid and...

Written Answers — Treasury: Agriculture: Red Diesel (1 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: At Budget 2020, the Chancellor announced that the Government will remove the entitlement to use red diesel from most sectors from April 2022. This will help to ensure fairness between the different users of diesel fuels and that the tax system incentivises the development and adoption of greener alternative technologies. The activities accepted as falling within the definition of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Charities: Energy (1 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: The Government recognises the impact rising energy prices will have on organisations of all sizes, and the contribution charitable and faith groups have provided through their work during the pandemic and beyond. To support the sector though these challenges, we provided an unprecedented multi-billion-pound package of support for Britain's charities during the pandemic, including £750...

Written Answers — Treasury: Energy Bills Rebate (1 Mar 2022)

Helen Whately: All domestic electricity customers in Great Britain will receive a £200 reduction in their electricity costs from this October. This will be delivered via energy suppliers and will be clearly identifiable as a line item on electricity bills. To spread the cost of the reduction as widely as possible, all domestic energy consumers will pay a charge in future years. This will be reflected by...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: After Clause 54 - Accountability of public authorities: duties on police workforce (28 Feb 2022)

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Clause 56 - Imposing Conditions on Public Assemblies (28 Feb 2022)

...Nicholas Fletcher Vicky Ford Kevin Foster Liam Fox Lucy Frazer Louie French Richard Fuller Marcus Fysh Roger Gale Mark Garnier Nusrat Ghani Nick Gibb Peter Gibson Jo Gideon John Glen Richard Graham Helen Grant James Gray Chris Grayling Chris Green Damian Green Andrew Griffith Kate Griffiths James Grundy Jonathan Gullis Robert Halfon Luke Hall Stephen Hammond Matthew Hancock Greg Hands Mark...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Clause 58 - Obstruction of vehicular access to Parliament (28 Feb 2022)

...Nicholas Fletcher Vicky Ford Kevin Foster Liam Fox Lucy Frazer Louie French Richard Fuller Marcus Fysh Roger Gale Mark Garnier Nusrat Ghani Nick Gibb Peter Gibson Jo Gideon John Glen Richard Graham Helen Grant James Gray Chris Grayling Chris Green Damian Green Andrew Griffith Kate Griffiths James Grundy Jonathan Gullis Robert Halfon Luke Hall Stephen Hammond Matthew Hancock Greg Hands Mark...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Clause 61 - Imposing conditions on one-person protests (28 Feb 2022)

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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: Clause 139 - Secure 16 to 19 Academies (28 Feb 2022)

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