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Results 281–300 of 1770 for rishi sunak

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Debt Collection (13 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: My Department is engaging with local authorities and the debt advice sector to improve council tax collection, and to ensure council tax debt collection practices are fair, efficient and compassionate to those in genuine hardship. Following those discussions, we intend to publish updated guidance on good collection practices, before considering the scope for further reforms.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Arrears (13 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Council tax arrears reported by local authorities in England for 2014-15 to 2017-18 can be found in Table 7 of the 'Collection rates for Council Tax and non-domestic rates in England' statistical release. The link to the latest table is https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/743738/Table_7_2017-18_r evised.xlsx.

Leaving the Eu: Business of the House (12 Jun 2019)

...Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Nicholas Soames Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stringer Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Craig Tracey David Tredinnick Anne-Marie Trevelyan...

Bill Presented: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (12 Jun 2019)

...and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary James Brokenshire, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr David Lidington, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Greg Clark, Jesse Norman and Rishi Sunak, presented a Bill to make provision to change the dates on which non-domestic rating lists must be compiled; and for connected purposes. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Tax Rates and Bands (11 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Council tax levels are determined by local authorities, although the Government maintains a referendum threshold to ensure local residents can have the final say on excessive increases. Referendum principles are set each year alongside the Local Government Finance Settlement, and proposals for 2020-21 will be published later in the year.

National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Bill: Effects of termination awards provisions (10 Jun 2019)

...Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Royston Smith Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer Andrew Stephenson John Stevenson Iain Stewart Rory Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Craig Tracey Anne-Marie Trevelyan Elizabeth Truss Thomas...

Murders in Northamptonshire: Serious Case Reviews (10 Jun 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...On our work with the MHCLG, the hon. Gentleman can see that my colleague the Under-Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, my hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Rishi Sunak), is on the Front Bench, and we take our work together very seriously. We are working towards the spending review and making sure that funding for children’s services is adequate....

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Parking: Fees and Charges (10 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 grants keeper liability for vehicles, allowing landowners and parking operators to pursue the registered keeper of a vehicle for breaches of contract related to parking. Private parking companies must be a member of a trade association if they wish to access DVLA data in order to issue parking charges to vehicle owners. The two parking trade associations,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Recreation Spaces (10 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government does not have plans to enact statutory protection for green spaces. We are committed to reducing excessive central reporting burdens on local government. It is for local authorities and local communities to decide how best to manage their local parks and green spaces and how to utilise available funding to best effect. The Government recognises the health benefits of parks and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Lavatories (10 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Department has not undertaken an assessment of the report. Whilst the provision of public toilets is a matter for local authorities, we encourage councils to keep these important amenities open. At Budget 2018 the Chancellor announced a 100 per cent business rates relief for public lavatories in England, and the Government will introduce legislation as soon as Parliamentary time allows....

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Environmental Health and Trading Standards (10 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The local staffing for the delivery of regulatory services is a matter for those local authorities that have the statutory responsibility. Government has provided resources and support for councils for Brexit preparations. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has made £58 million available to help councils prepare for and manage EU exit. The FSA has already made £4...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Lavatories (10 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Department does not hold data on the number of public toilets in England. Whilst the provision of public toilets is a matter for local authorities, we encourage councils to keep these important amenities open. At Budget 2018 the Chancellor announced a 100 per cent business rates relief for public lavatories in England, and the Government will introduce legislation as soon as Parliamentary...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Heathrow Airport: Non-domestic Rates (7 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Department does not hold information on business rates paid by individual businesses on local ratings lists.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (6 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The definition of spending power is not comparable over the period 2010-11 to 2019-20 due to changes in the finance and function of local government. A consistent measure of core spending power is available for the period 2015 -16 to 2019 -20. The Department does not calculate Core Spending Power per head.

Rehabilitation of Offenders (5 Jun 2019)

...David Simpson Chris Skidmore Chloe Smith Henry Smith Julian Smith Nicholas Soames Caroline Spelman Mark Spencer John Stevenson Bob Stewart Gary Streeter Mel Stride Graham Stuart Julian Sturdy Rishi Sunak Desmond Swayne Hugo Swire Robert Syms Derek Thomas Ross Thomson Maggie Throup Kelly Tolhurst Justin Tomlinson Michael Tomlinson Craig Tracey David Tredinnick Anne-Marie Trevelyan Elizabeth...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Council Tax: Students (5 Jun 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The majority of funding for Parish and Town Councils is provided through a precept on council tax bills and the Government has no plans to change that arrangement. The precept is calculated based on the Parish or Town Council's assessment of income and expenditure for the following financial year. The funding settlement for principal local authorities takes account of income foregone due to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Brexit (30 May 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Departments continually review workforce plans, reprioritise and assess changing needs, which includes identification and cessation of non-priority work where appropriate. We have accelerated our plans, and at the same time, the Civil Service as a whole is working to ensure that EU Exit Implementation is carried out to high quality without impacting public service delivery across the whole of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Religious Freedom (30 May 2019)

Rishi Sunak: MHCLG regularly discusses matters concerning Freedom of Religion and Belief with all our faith community partners The right to change religion, as set out in Article 18 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, is absolute and is not subject to any limitations. The UK has some of the strongest hate crime legislation in the world, which includes protecting people who have been targeted as...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance: Birmingham (29 May 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The funding available for local authorities is determined in periodic Spending Reviews, and allocated in the main as part of the annual local government finance process. As the Chancellor announced at Spring Statement, if a deal with the EU is agreed in the coming weeks, the 2019 Spending Review will be launched before summer recess and conclude alongside an Autumn Budget. This will provide...

Non-Domestic Rating (Preparation for Digital Services) Bill: Provision of digital etc services by HMRC: preparatory expenditure (20 May 2019)

Rishi Sunak: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. This simple, narrow measure will take the first steps towards improving the tax system for businesses by developing a new digital system to administrate business rates. It is part of the Government’s commitment to make Britain the best place in the world to do business. I would like briefly to thank right hon. and hon. Members in all...


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