Results 81–100 of 3208 for speaker:Andrew Jones

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Alcoholic Drinks: Excise Duties (21 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Treasury engages with a wide variety of organisations to understand policy impacts, including the impact on public health. Public Health England supports local authorities in commissioning effective alcohol prevention and treatment services by providing bespoke advice on good practice to help them meet the needs of their local population. In addition, the UK Chief Medical Officers have...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Employment: Disability (21 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: At the Treasury Committee, the Chancellor made a broader point about economy-wide labour productivity. Both the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Office for Budget Responsibility have suggested that increasing overall employment may have influenced measures of productivity. The Chancellor was not suggesting – and does not believe – that increased participation by people with...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Non-domestic Rates: Liverpool City Region (21 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government is committed to ensuring that the Mayor of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has the appropriate powers to help promote local growth, and we are considering the most effective way to deliver those powers.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Private Finance Initiative: Corporation Tax (21 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The value for money assessment for a Public Private Partnership follows the Green Book in the same way as all other central government investment decisions, including where changes in tax may make a material difference to the decision.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Written Questions (21 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: Out of a total of 1796 parliamentary questions answered by Treasury ministers during the current session, 17 have been responded to stating that that the requested information was not collected or collated centrally.

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Combatting fuel duty fraud - evaluation of the first two years of new fuel marker (20 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government is committed to tackling fuel fraud. HMRC’s oils fraud strategy has seen the UK tax gap for fuels reduce from £1.5bn in 2002 to less than £100m in 2015-16. In Northern Ireland, where this issue has been a particular problem, the illicit market share has been reduced from 26% to 8% over the same period. However, the government recognises there is no room for...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Smuggling (20 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: Legislation for the licensing of tobacco manufacturing machinery in accordance with the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Illicit Trade Protocol was included in the Finance (No 2) Act 2017. Draft implementing regulations were published for consultation on 7 November 2017 and will be laid before Parliament in the new year.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Written Questions (20 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Treasury have answered 39 written parliamentary questions explaining that the requested information was not available on the grounds of disproportionate cost during the current session. This is out of a total of 1796 parliamentary questions that have been answered.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Environment Protection: Taxation (20 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Total Carbon Price is currently made up of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme Price and the Carbon Price Support. In 2014, the Carbon Price Support was frozen at £18 per tonne of carbon from 2016/17 until 2020. In 2016, the Chancellor announced that the Carbon Price Support for 2020/21 will be uplifted with RPI. In Autumn Budget 2017, the Chancellor announced that the Total Carbon Price...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Crown Estate Commissioners: Assets (19 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: In accordance with The Crown Estate Act 1961, The Crown Estate is a body independent of government and the Monarch. The Crown Estate operates commercially at arm’s length from the Treasury. The Chancellor has therefore not made an estimate of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the value of The Crown Estate’s assets.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Cryptocurrencies (19 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: HM Treasury does not have any holdings of Bitcoin or other crypto-currencies. HM Treasury and the Bank of England publish details of the UK’s current international reserves, including foreign currency assets, on a monthly basis.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Transport: North of England (18 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The breakdown of central government transport investment per person in each English region between 2017/18 and 2020/21 was published on 6 December, in the Infrastructure and Projects Authority’s Analysis of the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline. The figures for each Northern region can be found here:

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Transport: Capital Investment (18 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: Central government transport projects, programmes and other investments that fall within each English region are included in the 2017 National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline. A list of those allocated to the North East is attached. Analysis of investment in all regions includes an apportioned share of spending on nationally-managed projects and programmes. The methodology for this...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Bell Pottinger Group (14 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Government receives representations on a wide range of issues. It is not normal practice to release details of representations regarding specific cases

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure: Leigh (14 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: Greater Manchester will receive an allocation of £243 million from the Transforming Cities Fund which will benefit residents across Greater Manchester, including those in the Leigh constituency. Decisions on how this money is spent will be made at a local level, and so it will be for the Mayor and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to decide which transport projects to support.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Sugar: Taxation (14 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The government is not currently minded to implement a general sugar tax and therefore has not made an assessment of the hypothecation of the revenue from such a tax.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Labour Turnover (14 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: HM Treasury leavers based on financial years and current year to date figures. Apr 2014 to Mar 2015 Apr 2015 to Mar 2016 Apr 2016 to Mar 2017 Apr 2017 to Oct 2017 Total leavers 267 271 327 171 All Government Departments are bound by legal requirements concerning the right to work in the UK and, in addition, the Civil Service Nationality Rules. Evidence of nationality is...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Crimes against Property (14 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: Any costs or losses arising from theft or fraud against HM Treasury’s core department, agencies and non-departmental public bodies are reported each financial year in the department’s Annual Report and Accounts under Losses and Special Payments, which fall within the department’s Parliamentary Accountability Disclosures. For further reference, the Cabinet Office Centre of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Electric Vehicles: Finance (13 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: Following the announcement of the Fund at Autumn Budget, the Government is already engaging with the private sector to ensure that it is set up in the most effective way. Further details will be announced in due course.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Sovereign Grant (12 Dec 2017)

Andrew Jones: The UK government transferred management of Scottish Crown Estate assets to the Scottish Government in April 2017 – there will be no changes made to the Sovereign Grant as a result of this. The revenues from the Scottish assets are retained by the Scottish Government. The UK government has made a corresponding deduction to the Scottish Government’s block grant funding, equivalent...

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