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Results 241–260 of 1770 for rishi sunak

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Business Premises (1 Jul 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Valuation Office Agency decides whether a property should be subject to council tax or non-domestic rates. The Agency is an executive agency of HMRC and operates independently of Ministers. In reaching a view on the most appropriate listing, the Agency has regard to the relevant provisions of the Local Government Finance Act 1988. I understand that the Agency would not normally take...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Parking: Codes of Practice (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government is committed to delivering the Code of Practice as soon as possible. We are currently considering the format for formal stakeholder engagement and will make an announcement in due course. We are also committed to carrying out a full public consultation on the draft Code of Practice, allowing all interested parties to directly respond to the proposals.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019 (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government is committed to delivering the Code of Practice as soon as possible. We are currently considering the format for stakeholder engagement, and options for the delivery of the Code and the design of the levy on industry. We will make an announcement in due course. We are also committed to carrying out a public consultation on the draft Code of Practice, allowing all interested...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019 (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Act requires that the Code of Practice be developed in consultation with stakeholders. We are currently considering the format for stakeholder engagement and will make an announcement in due course. We are also committed to carrying out a public consultation on the draft Code of Practice, allowing all interested parties to directly respond to the proposals.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Debt Collection (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: It is for local authorities to decide on the most appropriate mechanisms for collecting council tax debt. The Department is working with local government and the debt advice sector to support fairer and more compassionate council tax recovery. We intend to issue updated guidance to councils, before considering the scope for further reforms.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Debt Collection (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government does not hold data on the regularity of reviews of debt collection practices undertaken by local authorities.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Services (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government recognises the pressures facing local government, and this is why we have given councils access to £3.9 billion for adult social care this year. The Secretary of State speaks regularly with the Chancellor on a range of matters, including local government funding. Future funding for local government will be considered by the Government at this year’s Spending Review and work...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (27 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Due to changes in the finance and function of local government, there is no consistent measure of central government funding since 2010. The Department’s preferred measure of local government funding is Core Spending Power. Core Spending power is comparable over the period 2015-16 to 2019-20 and published in cash terms on the Department's website: ...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Services: Children (26 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: My Department has invested £920 million in the Troubled Families Programme. The latest evaluation shows that the programme has helped to reform local services and improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families across a number of measures, including a reduction in the proportion of children on the programme going into care by a third and a 15 per cent reduction of juvenile convictions....

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Early Years Ministerial Group On Family Support (26 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Early Years Family Support Ministerial Group has been considering how the Government can improve the coordination and cost-effectiveness of early years (conception to age 2) family support and identify gaps in available provision. The group has made recommendations to Secretaries of State which they are now considering.

Delegated Legislation: Value Added Tax (25 Jun 2019)

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Public Bill Committee: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: Compilation of rating lists (25 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I hope not to detain the Committee for more than a few minutes. I hope that by now the Committee is familiar with the three specific improvements the Bill will make to the business rates system: first, it will move the next revaluation in England and Wales to 1 April 2021; secondly, it will move the cycle for revaluations in England...

Public Bill Committee: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: Examination of Witnesses (25 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: I am fine, thanks. Thank you for all coming, and thanks for your evidence and comments. Everything has been perfectly well answered.

Public Bill Committee: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: Examination of Witnesses (25 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: I am happy to come in at the end. Perhaps the Opposition spokesperson would like to start.

Public Bill Committee: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill: Table (25 Jun 2019)

Resolved, That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.—(Rishi Sunak.)

Adjournment (Summer) (24 Jun 2019)

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Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Gangs and Knives: Crime (24 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Troubled Families Programme is a £920 million programme to help up to 400,000 families with multiple and complex needs, including those at risk of becoming involved in crime and serious violence. The Supporting Families Against Youth Crime Fund has provided a further £9.8 million to help 21 places further enhance how their local Troubled Families Programme helps tackle youth violence...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Debt Collection (24 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government does not collect data on how much local authorities spend on contracts with bailiffs and civil enforcement agents to recover council tax debts.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Lewisham Borough Council: Finance (20 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Department does not publish per capita funding allocated to local authorities. Lewisham Council’s Core Spending Power for 2019-20, including on a per dwelling basis, can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/final-local-govern ment-finance-settlement-england-2019-to-2020.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (18 Jun 2019)

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance and the 2019 Spending Review. 10:00 am; Room 5, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government


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