Results 181–200 of 3208 for speaker:Andrew Jones

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Local Growth Deals: Scottish Borders (15 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The UK Government has invested almost £1 billion in City Deals in Scotland to date in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and Edinburgh. We will continue to work with the Scottish Government and local authorities to identify deals that support the economy of Scotland and the UK as whole.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Spirits: Excise Duties (15 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: Information about alcohol duty rates by EU countries can be found in the “EXCISE DUTY TABLES (Alcoholic beverages).” document published online at: https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/sites/taxation/files/r esources/documents/taxation/excise_duties/alcoholic_beverage s/rates/excise_duties-part_i_alcohol_en.pdf

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Administration of Estates (15 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: It is not possible to identify the number of properties that have become subject to escheat over the last five years, as The Crown Estate is reliant upon third parties notifying it of the events which may lead to escheat. However, I can provide the below information on the number of properties notified to The Crown Estate as escheat and the number of properties sold in the given years. The...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (14 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: Based on the Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) published policy costings, we estimate the cumulative loss to the Exchequer from the successive fuel duty freezes from financial year 2011-12 to the current financial year 2017-18 to be around £37.2bn. The annual impacts on the Exchequer are reported in the table below. 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Beer: Excise Duties (13 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government published its assessment of the impacts of the alcohol duty changes in the Tax Information and Impact Note, which can be found online at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/alcohol-duty-rate -changes/alcohol-duty-rate-changes

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Procurement (13 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: 5% of last year’s Departmental spend (November 2016 to October 2017) with third-party suppliers was with Government strategic suppliers.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Air Passenger Duty (13 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: Airlines are liable for air passenger duty with respect to all passengers they carry, when departing from a UK airport. If a passenger does not fly, no tax is due. If the airline has specified the cost of the tax within its pricing, any refunds will be covered by the terms and conditions attached to the sale. Questions about refunds for air passenger duty are a commercial matter between the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Staff (13 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: This information is not held. Provision of the information would be at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: ICT (8 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: HM Treasury does not hold a central list of the IT and digital assets for all its arm’s length bodies. We do hold a list for the arm’s length bodies that use the Treasury’s shared IT service, these are UKGI, UKFI, NIC and GIAA.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (8 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: Fuel duty receipts statistics are available in HMRC’s Hydrocarbon Oils bulletin (see link below). This includes a breakdown of receipts by the main fuel types. https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Tax and Duty Bulletins/Oils0817.xls

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Gambling: Excise Duties (8 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: Total receipts from Betting and Gaming duties are published here: https://www.uktradeinfo.com/Statistics/Pages/TaxAndDutybulle tins.aspx A breakdown of revenue for Machine Games Duty and Remote Gaming Duty is included in this publication. A separate breakdown for revenue from Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3 machines is not available.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (3 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The government keeps all taxes under review at fiscal events, and we will consider this issue carefully as part of the Autumn Budget process.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Self-employed: National Insurance Contributions (3 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government set out its position on Thursday 2nd November via a Written Ministerial Statement to the House “Update on National Insurance Contributions Bill”. As the statement made clear, the Government has decided to implement a one year delay to allow time to engage with interested parties and Parliamentarians with concerns relating to the impact of the abolition of Class 2...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Fuels: Excise Duties (2 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: HMT continuously keeps the level of fuel duty under review, as we do with all taxes. The government has frozen fuel duty in every year from 2011 to lessen the impact of high fuel prices on households and business costs. In total, our action on fuel since 2010 has saved the average car driver £130 a year and the average van driver £350 compared to what they would have been paying...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Spirits: Excise Duties (2 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The forecast impact of alcohol duty changes on Government revenues can be found in Table 2.1 of the Budget documents from Summer Budget 2015. These are central estimates certified by the independent Office for Budget Responsibility. It is not possible to retrospectively assess the impact on revenue of a single tax change which forms part of a package of measures affecting alcohol duty. ...

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Update on the National Insurance Contributions Bill (2 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government is announcing today that it will introduce the National Insurance Contributions (NICs) Bill in 2018. The measures it will implement will now take effect one year later, from April 2019. This includes the abolition of Class 2 NICs, reforms to the NICs treatment of termination payments, and changes to the NICs treatment of sporting testimonials. The Government has decided to...

Taxation: Beer and Pubs — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (31 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: It is always a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Owen. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Dudley South (Mike Wood) on securing this well attended and enthusiastic debate. I participated in the Adjournment debate seven years ago—I remember it well. I take this opportunity to commend the work of both the all-party parliamentary beer group, which my hon. Friend the...

Scotch Whisky Industry (31 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: It is always a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr Carmichael) on securing this debate. I understand his passion for the subject, given his constituency’s long-standing tradition of producing fine whiskies. He mentioned the Highland Park and Scarpa distilleries; I have been fortunate enough to visit his...

Scotch Whisky Industry (31 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: The right hon. Gentleman makes points that I broadly agree with. The signal that the UK supports the industry and recognises its impact on our economy and our exports particularly is entirely understood. In recognition of the quality of the product, Scotch whisky was one of the first food and drink products to feature in the Government’s GREAT campaign, which gave it high international...

Scotch Whisky Industry (31 Oct 2017)

Andrew Jones: That tempts me towards Budget comments, which I cannot make at this moment. I need to rewind a little bit from that question and make a quick point before coming on to duty rates. The protected food name scheme remains in place while we are still a member of the EU. The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which is currently passing through this place, will ensure that all EU law passes into UK...


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