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  • Air Passenger Duty

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps his Department is taking to refund pre-paid Air Passenger Duty to passengers who had booked tickets with airlines which ceased trading prior to...

  • Child Benefit: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average waiting time was for telephone callers attempting to contact child benefit services in the last period for which figures are available.

  • Council Tax: Wales

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 21 May 2008, Official Report, column 305W, on council tax: Wales, how many dwellings in Wales are marked with a property details...

  • Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the five most serious disciplinary breaches in his Department were in the last 12 months; and what steps were taken in response to each breach.

  • Departmental Security

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many departmental identity cards or departmental passes have been reported lost or stolen by staff in (a) his Department and (b) each of its executive...

  • Excise Duties: Fuels

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effect of the postponement of the two pence increase in fuel duty on revenue accruing to the Exchequer in each of the...

  • Excise Duties: Motor Vehicles

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate has he made of the effect on Exchequer receipts in each financial year of the entry into force of clause 144 of the Finance Bill, on rebates...

  • Housing: Sales

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many residential property transactions there have been, according to HM Revenue and Customs records, by number and value, in (a) England and Wales and...

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst (Robert Neill) of 18 June 2008, Official Report, column 988W, on housing: valuation,...

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if the Valuation Office Agency will adopt a principle of data minimisation in the information it collects and holds on domestic dwellings.

  • Minimum Wage

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many prosecutions have been brought against employers for breach of national minimum wage legislation in the last 12 months; and how many of those cases...

  • Minimum Wage: Hampshire

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many fines have been issued to employers for paying employees at rates below the national minimum wage in (a) Southampton and (b) the non-metropolitan...

  • Minimum Wage: West Yorkshire

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent steps HM Revenue and Customs has taken to ensure effective enforcement of the minimum wage in (a) West Yorkshire and (b) Leeds.

  • Non-domestic Rates: Ports

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether an impact assessment has been produced in relation to the Valuation Office Agency's decision to (a) increase business rates on port and shipping...

  • Northern Rock: Nationalisation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost to the public purse of nationalising Northern Rock has been to date.

  • Pensions: Ministerial Policy Advisers

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his latest estimate is of the cash equivalent transfer value of pensions accrued by (a) special advisers and (b) press officers in Government; and if...

  • Powers of Entry

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what powers of entry are exercisable by representatives of (a) the Valuation Office Agency and (b) HM Revenue and Customs under (i) primary and (ii)...

  • Private Finance Initiative

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in respect of which private finance initiative projects the obligations on either party have not been met, leading to (a) contract renegotiation and (b)...

  • Private Finance Initiative

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the capital liabilities in respect of private finance initiative contracts were in each year since 1990-91, broken down by Department.

  • Public Sector: Pensions

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the public sector pension deficit is if calculated using a discount rate based on index-linked gilts; and what rate was used for the most recent...

  • Revenue and Customs

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average cost of employing each member of staff in the compliance department of HM Revenue and Customs was in the last financial year.

  • Revenue and Customs

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average yield produced by each member of staff in the compliance department at HM Revenue and Customs was in the last financial year.

  • Revenue and Customs

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many tax payers resident in Scotland are attached to Inland Revenue Centre 1, Glasgow; (2) how many tax payers resident outside Scotland are...

  • Revenue and Customs: Art Works

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much has been spent on works of art in each HM Revenue and Customs office in the last 12 months.

  • Revenue and Customs: Buildings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has had on (a) the future of the Mapeley STEPS Ltd estate and (b) the reorganisation of HM Revenue and Customs offices.

  • Revenue and Customs: Correspondence

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his latest estimate is of the number of letters received by each HM Revenue and Customs office where processing has not yet been concluded.

  • Revenue and Customs: Scotland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what financial savings he expects to accrue from the closure of the HM Revenue and Customs offices in (a) Hawick and (b) Galashiels, broken down by (i)...

  • Revenue and Customs: Southend-on-Sea

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what representations he has received since January 2008 from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council on staffing levels in HM Revenue and Customs offices in...

  • Revenue and Customs: Southend-on-Sea

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the (a) costs and (b) projected savings are expected to be of the Estates Consolidation Programme of HM Revenue and Customs in the Southend urban...

  • Revenue and Customs: Visits Abroad

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 7 July 2008, Official Report, column 1263W, on Revenue and Customs: visits abroad, why it is no longer possible to disclose the...

  • Stamp Duties: Tax Avoidance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the loss of revenue to the Exchequer from stamp duty tax avoidance through the use of offshore trusts in the last period for...

  • Stocks and Shares: Oil

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to restrict those engaged in the operation of the oil industry from trading in oil futures.

  • Tax Avoidance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the loss of revenue to the Exchequer from legitimate tax avoidance in the last period for which figures are available.

  • Tax Evasion: Lancashire

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many arrests have been made as part of investigations into (a) VAT fraud, (b) smuggling, (c) duty avoidance and (d) large-scale tax avoidance...

  • Taxation: Aviation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer from which overseas governments he has received representations on the proposed aviation duty; and if he will make a statement.

  • Taxis

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies spent on taxis in the last financial year for which figures are available.

  • Valuation Office: Databases

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar (Mr. Pickles) of 24 June 2008, Official Report, columns 258-9W, on the Valuation Office:...

  • Valuation Office: Eurostar

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 14 July 2008, Official Report, column 151W, on the Valuation Office: Eurostar, what source of funding or financial aid system was...

  • Valuation Office: Video Recordings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) pursuant to the answer of 14 July 2008, Official Report, column 152W, on the Valuation Office: video recordings, what the titles are of the internal...

  • VAT: Parking

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the timetable is for the decision on whether local authorities will be compensated by HM Revenue and Customs for the VAT payments they have made on...

  • Welfare Tax Credits: ICT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what IT updates to tax credits systems are planned; on what dates such updates are scheduled for implementation; and what the earliest date is upon which an...