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Questions to the Mayor of London — London Power: London Power (4 May 2022)

Sadiq Khan: .... I have allocated a further £3.7 million to advise Londoners in financial hardship. I continue to urge the Government to help the most vulnerable with the unprecedented increase in energy costs. VAT on energy bills should be cut immediately. Households cannot be expected to repay the £200 energy bill rebate while energy bills are still rising. Taxing the windfall profits of energy...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: January Monitoring (24 Jan 2022)

Keith Buchanan: ...families who also are suffering a great deal of hardship, considering the price of fuel, oil and gas etc? Subsequent to that, how are your conversations going with the Treasury regarding the VAT reduction in energy bills?

Treasury: Topical Questions (22 Jun 2021)

Rishi Sunak: I can assure not just my hon. Friend, but Keith and Dave from the Titanic brewery, that we have consulted industry on the prospect of such a lower rate as part of our ongoing alcohol duty review. The team and my right hon. Friend the Financial Secretary are working closely with HMRC to further understand the practicalities and the cost of the proposals; we will provide further updates in due...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Taxi Apps: Taxi Apps (20 Feb 2020)

Keith Prince: ...and the Metropolitan Police, claiming that some apps that are operating in the taxi market are either aiding and abetting a criminal act and benefiting from the proceeds of crime or avoiding their VAT liability. You should be aware of this because the taxi driver has also written to you directly. Do you acknowledge these concerns and have you written to the Metropolitan Police and HMRC to...

Making Tax Digital for VAT (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (29 Apr 2019)

Viscount Trenchard: ...of the common reporting standard by more than 100 countries has led to the current situation where HMRC is receiving an unprecedented amount of information from many overseas tax authorities, as Keith Gordon of Temple Tax Chambers informed the committee. The Government’s response to the committee’s recommendation that they should start a fresh dialogue with representatives of tax...

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (22 Mar 2016)

Kenneth Clarke: I am trying to be reasonably concise rather than too expansive. I apologise to the right hon. Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz). I tried to think of what I would have done had I been Chancellor in the present situation. Before the Budget was delivered, I expected a much tougher Budget. Thank the Lord that I am not in my right hon. Friend’s position; I never had to face problems of the...

Police Funding Formula (1 Mar 2016)

Richard Arkless: ...that we are doing. Despite my cynicism about what went on in the past three hours, there have been some memorable speeches, none more so than that from the right hon. Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz), the Chair of the Home Affairs Committee, who gave a succinct, detailed and clear summary of the police funding position. I was very grateful for the clarity with which he delivered that...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (1 Feb 2016)

Finance Bill Sub-Committee: Draft Finance Bill 2016. 3:30 pm; Room 4, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 3:35 PM) Ms Grace Stevens, Director of Group Tax, Legal and General Group Ms Sue Martin, VAT and Operational Taxes Director, Lloyds Banking Group (at 4:35 PM) Mr Keith Richards, Chief Executive, Personal Finance Society Mr Dermot Callinan, Head of UK Private Client Advisory Tax Team, KPMG LLP (UK)

Scottish Parliament: Air Passenger Duty (3 Jun 2014)

Keith Brown: ...attract more tourism to our country and increase our share of that vital market. A stark illustration of the effect of the burden of air passenger duty is that, together with other burdens such as VAT, the United Kingdom as a whole, despite the excellence of our cultural offerings, is rated by the World Economic Forum as the 139th least competitive tourism country from a list of 140. The...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Part 2 — Devolution of Wales long haul rates of duty (9 Apr 2014)

Angus MacNeil: ...and myopia of its actions—but because of what it is doing to Scotland. The damage is obvious. PricewaterhouseCoopers says that its reduction would increase tax receipts in other areas, especially VAT, and create jobs. In short, Westminster is costing us jobs, certainly jobs in Scotland, through this tax. Let us have a quick glance at tables that compare APD in the UK with that in some...

Scottish Parliament: Road Equivalent Tariff (Commercial Vehicles) (23 Feb 2012)

Rob Gibson: ...on two aspects of the debate, because it is important to understand some of the background and the emphases that are needed. First, let us look at the costs for hauliers. It has been mentioned that VAT on fuel, vehicle maintenance and saving up for new vehicles are all part of the costs of providing a haulage service. That is the situation everywhere, but here it is exacerbated by the fact...

Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day — First Part]: Women (Government Policies) (8 Jun 2011)

Jon Ashworth: ...leadership, the police and, most importantly, the people of Leicester should be commended for what we have achieved in Leicester. Although my right hon. Friend the Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz) is not in his place, I also want to pay tribute to him for his outstanding contributions on these matters over many years. As the Member for Leicester South, I will play my part in...

Scottish Parliament: Green Energy (2 Jun 2011)

Mark McDonald: Thank you, Presiding Officer. Having congratulated you privately on your elevation to the role, I do so publicly today. Like Kezia Dugdale last week, Mark Griffin spoke today about his unexpected election to Parliament. I share that feeling, although they probably at least turned up to the count in appropriate attire. Nonetheless, I am delighted to be elected, and I am grateful to the 140,000...

Economy: Growth — Debate (31 Mar 2011)

Lord Hollick: ..., UK productivity per hour is some 17 per cent lower than the US and 10 per cent below that of Germany. Our services sector, the largest driver of jobs growth, responsible for 65 per cent of private sector output, accounts for much of that productivity gap. Improved skills, not least management capability, greater innovation and improved levels of investment are necessary preconditions to...

Scottish Parliament: Bus Services Regulation (17 Mar 2011)

Keith Brown: ...aims. Given its flexibility, efficiency and accessibility, the bus is an essential part of our community, our economy and our future. I encourage all those who are involved across the public and private sectors to work together to seize the potential of a positive future for buses. I move amendment S3M-8177.1, to leave out from “believes” to end and insert: “notes the Labour...

Scottish Parliament: Fuel Duty (2 Mar 2011)

Charlie Gordon: ...of living generally, and everyone in the UK—directly or indirectly and to a greater or lesser extent—is adversely affected by high fuel prices. Labour has consistently opposed the increase in VAT to 20 per cent, which has helped to push up fuel prices to their current record levels at a time when world oil prices are high for reasons that we do not need to go into. With the economic...

[Jim Sheridan in the Chair] — Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (2 Feb 2011)

James Brokenshire: ...and the many representations that we have heard, we have set out the need to establish a link between alcohol harms and price. I am delighted that the right hon. Member for Leicester East (Keith Vaz) is in his place, because we have reflected on the comments in the Home Affairs Committee report, which, interestingly, was published in November 2008. That shows how time passes in this...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Forth Crossing: Forth Crossing (20 Jan 2011)

Keith Brown: The new VAT rate will be applied to the project, but we have reviewed the matter and are confident that the outturn cost can be kept within the present range.

Scottish Parliament: Forth Crossing Bill (15 Dec 2010)

Jim Tolson: I, too, welcome the new Minister for Transport and Infrastructure. I know that Keith Brown has been diligent in many things that he has done in the Parliament and I am sure that he will do his new duties as diligently as he has done many others. The Forth replacement crossing will be an essential strategic link for the whole of Scotland. For many years, the current Forth road bridge has been...

Scottish Parliament: Economy (22 Apr 2010)

Keith Brown: ..., there were other options, but they were not taken. It is a late conversion from the Lib Dems to favour refurbishment over new builds. I have mentioned before the Lib Dems' idea of applying VAT on new houses. Everybody in the construction industry says that the problem is a lack of access to finance, especially for first-time buyers. The idea of addressing the problem by whacking VAT on...

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