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Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Dorset (12 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: Whilst the financial estimates in the Dorset councils’ proposal have not been adjusted since their production, the representations received from councils, and which I have placed in the Library of the House, set out the councils’ views of the impact of changes in circumstances on the case for the unitary proposal.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Adult Social Care Funding (12 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: In addition to the spending review package, the Government provided a further £2 billion for adult social care at last year’s Budget and an additional £150 million in the most recent local government finance settlement. As a result, councils will be able to increase spending on adult social care in real terms each year until 2020.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance Settlement 2018-19 (12 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The 2018-19 settlement is the third year of a four-year deal providing funding certainty and is accepted by 97% of councils. The settlement sees a real-terms increase in resources to local government over the next two years, totalling £45.1 billion in the forthcoming financial year.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Children in Care (12 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: Over the spending review period, councils will receive more than £200 billion to deliver local services. This money is largely not ring-fenced, so local authorities can prioritise where they see fit, including for their statutory duties relating to children in care.

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (12 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: I know that my hon. Friend is a doughty champion of rural areas. I am delighted to tell him that his point will be exactly considered in the fair funding formula. I am sure that he will be heartened by the local government finance settlement, where we increase rural services delivery grant to its highest ever level.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Valuation (19 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Government has no plans to undertake a council tax revaluation.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government: Dorset (19 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Secretary of State had regard to all the relevant information available to him when considering the proposal from Dorset councils including, as I referenced in my answer to Question UIN 131575 on 12 March 2018, the findings of the open questionnaire and the household survey, as well as any comments and representations relating to the questionnaire and survey.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Rossendales (23 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The collection of council tax, and enforcement in relation to non-payment of council tax, is a matter for local authorities and the Department does not collect data on the performance of enforcement agents.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Tax Allowances (23 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Department has devolved the administration of local council tax support schemes to local authorities in order to enable them to best meet the needs of their local communities. Local authorities are required to consult local residents when designing their schemes and to take their views into account.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government (23 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: How local authorities manage correspondence, from all sources, is a matter for local authorities.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Lavatories: Non-domestic Rates (26 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Government recognises the importance of public toilets as a valuable community amenity and has encouraged local authorities to keep them open to the public. We will keep under review the need for any further action to support local authorities in doing so.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (26 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: This information will be set out in the Department’s 2017-18 Resource Accounts and Annual Report, which we expect to publish in late June, or early July.

Public Bill Committee: Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Power to amend legislation relating to nuclear safeguards (14 Nov 2017)

..., Preet Kaur Gill, Drew Hendry, Alex Norris, Eleanor Smith, Alan Whitehead Voting no: Ben Bradley, Richard Harrington, Rebecca Harris, Trudy Harrison, Andrew Lewer, Rachel Maclean, Mary Robinson, Rishi Sunak, Robert Syms, William Wragg

Public Bill Committee: Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Purpose (14 Nov 2017)

..., Preet Kaur Gill, Drew Hendry, Alex Norris, Eleanor Smith, Alan Whitehead Voting no: Ben Bradley, Richard Harrington, Rebecca Harris, Trudy Harrison, Andrew Lewer, Rachel Maclean, Mary Robinson, Rishi Sunak, Robert Syms, William Wragg

Public Bill Committee: Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Transition Period (14 Nov 2017)

..., Preet Kaur Gill, Drew Hendry, Alex Norris, Eleanor Smith, Alan Whitehead Voting no: Ben Bradley, Richard Harrington, Rebecca Harris, Trudy Harrison, Andrew Lewer, Rachel Maclean, Mary Robinson, Rishi Sunak, Robert Syms, William Wragg

Public Bill Committee: Nuclear Safeguards Bill: International agreements: devolved authorities (14 Nov 2017)

..., Preet Kaur Gill, Drew Hendry, Alex Norris, Eleanor Smith, Alan Whitehead Voting no: Ben Bradley, Richard Harrington, Rebecca Harris, Trudy Harrison, Andrew Lewer, Rachel Maclean, Mary Robinson, Rishi Sunak, Robert Syms, William Wragg

Public Service Delivery: Northamptonshire (6 Feb 2018)

Rishi Sunak: That is not something I am actively considering, having only been in the job for a couple of weeks. On the hon. Lady’s broader point about council tax, the Government have increased the council tax referendum limit by 1% for the forthcoming years to allow councils to raise additional funds should they see fit.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Telecommunications: Taxation (18 Apr 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Department does not hold information about business rates yield by type of property.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Non-payment (19 Apr 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The Department does not collect the information requested. The Local Government Finance Act 1992 requires all billing authorities in England to develop their own schemes to provide council tax support to local residents.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Self-employed (19 Apr 2018)

Rishi Sunak: The distribution of local council tax support is a matter for local authorities and we do not currently intend to conduct research on the design or impacts of local schemes. However, councils conduct equality impact assessments when designing their schemes each year and also consult local residents and take their views into account.


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