Results 1–20 of 1778 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Elizabeth Truss

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mining: Pensions (20 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Government has received £3,356.3m from the Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme and £3,119m from the British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme since 1994.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Universities: Finance (20 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Government made a manifesto commitment to use the EU structural and investment fund money returning to the UK after the UK leaves the EU to create a UK Shared Prosperity Fund. In October 2016 the Chancellor confirmed that HMT would guarantee funding for all multi-year ESIF projects signed ahead of the point at which the UK leaves the EU. Funding will be honoured provided that the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Civil Servants: Pay (15 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: Comprehensive information is not held centrally. Departments will hold specific information about their own pay arrangements.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector: Pay (15 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: I will be writing to chairs of the pay review bodies in due course following the usual process.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mining: Pensions (15 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: Until 2015, surpluses for each scheme were shared equally between scheme members and the Government as Guarantor. That arrangement continues for the MPS but new arrangements were agreed in 2015 for the BCSSS. How the members’ share of the surplus is used is a matter for the Trustees

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Private Finance Initiative (14 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: Treasury does collect and publish information on the unitary charges of PFI projects. The unitary charge covers the payment of debt interest and repayment as well as services. This information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/private-finance-i nitiative-and-private-finance-2-projects-2016-summary-data. We do not collect data on the unitary charge broken down into its...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Local Government: Devolution (14 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The government has committed to invest almost £1.6 billion in City Deals in Scotland and Wales. Of this, £500m will be invested in the Cardiff City Deal over a 20 year period and £115.6m will be invested in the Swansea City Deal over a 15 year period. The government remains committed to agreeing a North Wales Growth Deal. Further detail on the funding of the Cardiff and Swansea...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector: Pay (14 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: I set out the Government’s response to the independent pay review body reports on police and prison officer pay for 2017-18 in the House of Commons on 12 September 2017: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-quest ions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2017-09-12 /HCWS127/

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector: Pay (13 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: I set out the Government’s current position on public sector pay in the House of Commons on 12 September 2017. A copy of those exchanges is available at: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-quest ions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2017-09-12 /HCWS127

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) use SMS to provide acknowledgment of receipt for all tax credit renewals where there is a valid mobile phone number held. In addition, this year HMRC offered e-mail acknowledgments to all customers submitting their renewal online through the digital service. Only after making significant efforts to obtain a reply from the customer would HMRC seek to stop tax...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Office for National Statistics (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The guidance referenced is now archived and the most relevant guidance is “UK economic statistics sector and transaction classifications: the classification process” on the Office for National Statistics website https://www.ons.gov.uk/methodology/classificationsandstandar ds/economicstatisticsclassifications/ukeconomicstatisticssec...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Office for National Statistics (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The guidance referenced is now archived and the most relevant guidance is “UK economic statistics sector and transaction classifications: the classification process” on the Office for National Statistics website https://www.ons.gov.uk/methodology/classificationsandstandar ds/economicstatisticsclassifications/ukeconomicstatisticssec...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Staff: Industrial Democracy (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: Modern companies rely on many stakeholders to be successful, including shareholders, employees and wider society. The UK already has a requirement in existing company law that these wider stakeholders be taken into account. To ensure companies are taking advantage of this best practice, the government will require Directors to explain how they are representing the interests of wider...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Managers: Pay (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: A clear, dependable and modern corporate governance framework is one of the major strengths of the UK as a place to do business and further transparency can help strengthen this framework further. The government recently announced its plan to modernise the corporate governance framework, which will include requiring public companies to publish ratios of the difference in pay between the CEO...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Motor Sports: Wales (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: HM Treasury officials provided informal advice to the Welsh Government on the likely factors that would be considered by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) for the classification of financial guarantees for the Circuit of Wales project. It is for the Welsh Government to manage the implications for capital provision or borrowing capacity on any ONS classification of financial guarantees.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Managers: Pay (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The government’s role should be to ensure the legal and institutional framework supports shareholders in holding executives to account. To further this goal, the government recently unveiled a series of measures to increase accountability and transparency in the setting of corporate pay. Including a register of firms where shareholders have significantly dissented against the level of...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Expenditure: Wales (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Barnett Formula determines changes to each devolved administration’s funding with reference to changes in DEL funding for UK government departments. There was no change in DEL funding for UK government departments as a result of the financial support announced for Northern Ireland in June 2017.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Pay (12 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: This analysis was conducted by HM Treasury based on data from the ONS’s Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. Further information regarding the data on which the calculation is based can be found here https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwor k/earningsandworkinghours/methodologies/annualsurveyofhoursa ndearningsashemethodologyandguidance

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Government Departments: Procurement (11 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: Proposals to use public resources are required to be put forward in a Business Case which must be prepared in accordance with the Green Book. Green Book analysis is therefore the foundation of the scrutiny and approval process.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Expenditure (11 Sep 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: The Government routinely makes adjustments to public spending throughout the year and will deal with the cost of additional resources for the Northern Ireland Executive within our overall plans in this way.


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