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Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Start-ups (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The UK is a world-leading place to start a business. Start-ups create jobs, attract investment and bring innovative products and services to market. The UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises have created 2 million new jobs since 2010. We want our start-ups to grow and succeed in the new economy, and that is why the Chancellor announced at the Budget a comprehensive package to unlock...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Start-ups (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: I shall be visiting small businesses in my constituency of Harrogate and Knaresborough as part of Small Business Saturday. I agree entirely with my hon. Friend: small businesses are indeed the backbone of local economies. That is why the Chancellor responded to the No. 1 ask of business in the Budget by announcing a £2.3 billion package to reduce business rates—it follows the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Start-ups (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The hon. Lady has made a valuable point, and I entirely agree with her. Simply by raising the question in the House and discussing it in our political system, we are highlighting the fact that disability should not be a problem when it comes to starting businesses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: We know that late payments are a serious issue for many small businesses, and that is why we are acting to tackle unfair practices. As my hon. Friend mentioned, we have legislated to improve transparency, requiring large businesses to report on their payment practices. All 32 of the Government’s strategic suppliers have signed the prompt payment code, and we have appointed Paul Uppal as...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: We support the English wine industry, and that is why the autumn Budget announced a freeze on wine duty. Under EU law, duty on higher strength sparkling wine must be the same as that on higher strength sparkling cider, and if we reduced the duty on higher strength sparkling wine, it would mean reducing the duty on a category of alcohol that is effectively associated with problem drinking. I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The railway is vital for continued growth and prosperity in south-west England, which is why this Government have invested £400 million in the south-west network. That includes £10 million for the coastal section around Dawlish. The Government have also committed to doubling the spend on renewals in the next control period, and the south-west will benefit from that significant...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (28 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: It is important to have a strong level of investment in all the regions of our country. My right hon. Friend is clearly a huge champion for the east midlands, and I have met her in the east midlands to discuss the opportunities there. I can confirm that we will be working together to ensure that the east midlands benefits, particularly from HS2.

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: I thank all the 30 or so hon. Members who have contributed to today’s debate for their very thoughtful speeches. I will make sure that all their points, suggestions and concerns—including the specific ones mentioned by the hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent (Nick Smith), my hon. Friends the Members for Stafford (Jeremy Lefroy) and for North Cornwall (Scott Mann), and especially my...

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: I simply say to my hon. Friend that I know he has worked very hard on this issue. I welcome his work, and he has made a very valuable contribution to the housing debate. This Budget sets out an ambition to deliver 300,000 new homes every year, which is 40% more than the current output and 50% more than the target we were left by Labour.

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: I point out to the hon. Lady that affordable home building has gone up by 27% in a year, and that is of course a key part of delivering a housing mix that will work for everybody. We need a series of effective planning reforms and substantial investment. This Budget pledges more than £15 billion of financial support to boost housing supply over the next five years. It will open up new...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Social Media (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: 4 full-time members of staff are employed by HM Treasury to work on digital communications, including social media.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Energy: Taxation (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The government is committed to ensuring security of energy supply and affordability for consumers and businesses, while meeting legally-binding decarbonisation targets. This involves a diverse portfolio of power generation technologies, including renewables, nuclear, and fossil fuels. HM Treasury and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) keep all aspects of the tax system under...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Excise Duties (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The government is analysing the responses to the consultation and will respond in due course.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Excise Duties (23 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The government keeps all taxes under review and considers this issue carefully at each fiscal event.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Excise Duties (21 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: No assessment has been made of the impact of the illicit tobacco market on business sectors such as convenience stores. The tax gap for tobacco was £2.5 billion in 2016-17. Of this tobacco duty was £1.9 billion and associated VAT was £0.6 billion. The details are published on GOV.UK (‘Tobacco tax gap estimates 2016-17’):...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Excise Duties (21 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) and Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) regularly review the performance of forecast receipts and the findings are published in the OBR’s Forecast evaluation reports. The most recent Forecast evaluation report, published in October 2017, evaluates Tobacco Duty forecasts announced in the 2015 and 2016 Spring Budgets. This can be seen...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Office for Budget Responsibility: Labour Turnover (21 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The number of starters and leavers for the last two years can be found in the following table: 2015/16 2016/17 Starters 9 12 Leavers 10 5 Note: In 2016-17, following the Treasury’s review of the OBR and the then Chancellor’s acceptance of its recommendations, the Office’s responsibilities and staff numbers were expanded

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tobacco: Excise Duties (21 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: Estimates of the value and volume of product in the illicit tobacco market for the last five years, up to 2016-17 are published below: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tobacco-tax-gap-est imates

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Spirits: Excise Duties (20 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The elasticities used to model changes in revenue in the UK spirits market were last updated in December 2014. Full details of the elasticities and the methodology used to calculate them are included in the published working paper, which is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/estimation-of-pri ce-elasticities-of-demand-for-alcohol-in-the-uk The Office for Budget...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Working Conditions (20 Nov 2017)

Andrew Jones: The Civil Service has set out five priorities for the physical and mental health and wellbeing of its employees. The Civil Service has committed to being a leading employer on mental health support, in line with in the recently published independent review Thriving At Work. In HM Treasury we are taking the following steps: Physical Wellbeing Employees are encouraged to take their...


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