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Written Answers — Treasury: Business (7 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: As preparation for EU exit, the government has already made £6.3bn available and we have created a £108m Brexit Business Preparedness Pot – which is being allocated across government. The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy has – from this pot - introduced a £15m Business Readiness Grant Scheme to enable business representative organisations to aid SMEs across...

Written Answers — Treasury: Business (7 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The first port of call for a business facing cashflow issues should be commercial lending. As the Bank of England have said, UK banks are well-prepared, well-capitalised, and publicly committed to continuing to lend to viable businesses. Overall, the government has already made over £6.3bn available to prepare for EU exit. This includes £2 billion of core funding for departments for...

Written Answers — Treasury: Minimum Wage (7 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Both the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage rates for younger workers and apprentices saw above inflation increases in April. The National Living Wage is currently on target to reach 60 per cent of median hourly earnings in 2020, subject to sustained economic growth. The independent Low Pay Commission will recommend next year’s rates to us later this month, and we will...

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Sector: Pensions (7 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Valuations of the public service pension schemes are carried out every four years. The valuations set employer contribution rates to ensure the full costs of pensions are recognised and met by employers at the point scheme liabilities arise. The last valuations of the schemes considered the position as at 31 March 2016 and were completed earlier this year. Employer contribution rates have...

Written Answers — Treasury: Low incomes: Food and Fuel (4 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government has been clear that should there be no deal, we would support the economy through whatever appropriate action is necessary. HM Treasury routinely monitors existing economic conditions and risks, and the Government has a range of mechanisms available to support vulnerable people from price rises.

Written Answers — Treasury: Low Incomes: Garston and Halewood (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: We would prefer to leave with a deal, and we will work in an energetic and determined way to get that better deal. The Government is turbocharging preparations to ensure we are ready to leave on 31 October, and all necessary funds will be made available. HM Treasury routinely monitors economic conditions and risks, and the Government has a range of mechanisms available to support...

Written Answers — Treasury: Business: Government Assistance (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government is currently considering how best to support businesses across the country in the event of a no deal exit from the EU. The first port of call for a business facing cashflow issues should be commercial lending. As the Bank of England have said, UK banks are well-prepared, well-capitalised, and publicly committed to continuing to lend to viable businesses. We are monitoring...

Written Answers — Treasury: Business: Government Assistance (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Overall, the government has already made over £6.3bn available to prepare for EU exit. This includes £2 billion of core funding for departments for Brexit in 2020-21, which was confirmed in the recent Spending Round. The Government has introduced significant and widespread measures to aid SMEs’ preparations for Brexit. We have created a £108m Brexit Business Preparedness Pot – which...

Written Answers — Treasury: Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Organisations that have successfully bid directly to the European Commission for Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) funding on a competitive basis while the UK is still in the EU are covered by this guarantee. The £16.6 billion of funding announced includes provisions for eligible AMIF recipients.

Written Answers — Treasury: Brexit (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Between 2016 and this summer, the government has provided over £6bn of additional funding for departments and devolved administrations to prepare for EU exit. This has all been core funding, for any scenario. In addition to this core funding, the Chancellor announced £2.1bn on 1 August 2019 specifically to prepare for leaving the EU without a deal. Further to these allocations of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Finance (3 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: We would prefer to leave with a deal, and we will work in an energetic and determined way to get that better deal. The fundamentals of the British economy are strong – wages are growing at the fastest rate in over a decade, employment is at a joint record high and the unemployment rate is at its lowest in over 40 years. The Government is turbocharging preparations to ensure we are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: NHS Hospital Projects (1 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: The Government have just announced the largest hospital building programme in a generation, with £2.7 billion of investment in six new large hospitals. I am delighted that one of those is the Princess Alexandra in my right hon. Friend’s constituency, and I pay tribute to him for his years of campaigning for his constituents on this issue.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Free Ports: Foreign Businesses (1 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: We are developing an ambitious and attractive UK free port offer to create hubs that will attract inward investment, create jobs and boost trade. Typically, free ports only offer customs benefits, but we are looking to go further than that to ensure that these turbo-charged areas can drive growth for their community.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (1 Oct 2019)

Rishi Sunak: This Government passionately believe in helping those at the bottom end of the pay scale, which is why the Chancellor announced yesterday an increase in the national living wage, to abolish low pay in this country once and for all. Our track record over the last few years in this area has been exemplary. The fastest growth in incomes has been for those at the bottom end of the pay scale....

Written Answers — Treasury: Low incomes: Food and Fuel (30 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: HM Treasury routinely monitors economic conditions and risks, and the Government has a range of mechanisms available to support vulnerable people from price rises in food and fuel. Furthermore, officials estimate the direct impact of spending decisions on household living standards, and this is a central consideration when allocating public funds.

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Public spending update (30 Sep 2019)

Rishi Sunak: Today the Treasury is confirming that £4.3bn of funding will be allocated to departments and the Devolved Administrations for the financial year 2019-20 to deliver the HMG guarantee of EU-funded programmes, with a total of around £16.6bn expected to be allocated over the lifetime of the guarantee. Leaving the EU on 31 October with a deal which works for the whole of the UK remains the...

International Climate Action: Adjournment (Conference) (26 Sep 2019)

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Prorogation (Disclosure of Communications) (9 Sep 2019)

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Early Parliamentary General Election (No. 2) (9 Sep 2019)

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