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  • Air Passenger Duty

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his Department (a) made projections of the number of passengers departing the UK for all seat types which take account of the rise in air passenger...

  • Air Passenger Duty

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what factors were taken into account in determining which flight seat types would be liable for (a) the higher and (b) standard air passenger duty.

  • Banks: Iceland (1 annotation)

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with his Icelandic counterpart since 5 January 2010 on compensation to UK investors in Icelandic banks who have lost their...

  • Child Benefit

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many child benefit applications are being processed for (a) UK nationals, (b) non-UK EEA nationals, (c) A8 EEA nationals, (d) A2 EEA nationals and...

  • Child Benefit: Overpayments

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate his Department has made of (a) the number and (b) the amount of child benefit overpayments caused by the failure of a claimant to notify the...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what works and refurbishments to offices allocated to Ministers in his Department's buildings that are included in the annual unitary payment have taken...

  • Departmental Fines

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what powers (a) his Department and (b) each of its agencies and its non-departmental public body has to impose administrative penalties; what the...

  • Excise Duties: Alcoholic Drinks

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps HM Revenue and Customs are taking to prevent alcohol duty fraud in the supply chain.

  • Excise Duties: Alcoholic Drinks

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what investigations HM Revenue and Customs are conducting into illicit alcohol supply chains.

  • Financial Services: Advisory Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what reasons the Financial Services Authority has required independent financial advisers to requalify; and whether it sought legal advice prior to its...

  • Financial Services: Regulation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the appropriateness of the legislative power used by the Financial Services Authority in requiring independent financial...

  • Holiday Accommodation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many furnished holiday lettings owned by (a) UK residents and (b) residents of other EU member states there are in (i) North Yorkshire and (ii) England.

  • Housing: Solihull

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Meriden of 16 September 2009, Official Report, column 2212W, on housing: valuation, how many properties...

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 10 November 2009, Official Report, column 209W, on council tax: valuation,...

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer of 26 October 2009, Official Report, column 74W, on housing: valuation, whether the Valuation Office Agency takes into account...

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Valuation Office Agency plans to take steps to increase the proportion of dwellings with (a) dwelling house code and (b) value significant...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answers of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 583W, on imports: Israel, whether HM Revenue and Customs has requested from...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answers of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 583W, on imports: Israel, what documentation provided in such cases is provided by...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 579W, on agricultural products: Israel, what (a) the importer, (b) the nature of the...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 579W, on agricultural products: Israel, who (a) the importer, (b) the stated place of...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 579W, on agricultural products: Israel, what additional checks HM Revenue and Customs...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 580W, on cosmetics: Israel, how many of the consignments referred to in the answer came...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 580W, on cosmetics: Israel, what steps HM Revenue and Customs takes in such cases to...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 580W, on cosmetics: Israel, how many consignments of produce imported into the UK...

  • Imports: Israel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 December 2009, Official Report, column 579W, on agricultural products: Israel, what steps HM Revenue and Customs takes when it...

  • Income Tax: Pensioners

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number and percentage of (a) pensioners and (b) pensioner households that have paid income tax in each year since 1997.

  • Inheritance Tax: Housing

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the gross increase in cash terms in revenue from inheritance tax was consequent on the adjustment of inheritance tax valuations following a challenge...

  • National Insurance Contributions: Local Government

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate has been made of the cost of the proposed increases to national insurance contributions for employers to local government employers in 2010-11.

  • Non-Domestic Rates: Church Halls

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Valuation Office Agency undertakes valuations of church halls hired out for social events unconnected with religious worship; and whether...

  • Non-Domestic Rates: Ports

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what reason the Valuation Office Agency (a) has removed all waterfront hereditaments in ports in Hull from the new business rates rating assessment...

  • Non-Domestic Rates: Ports

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many of the appeals against decisions relating to the new business rates arrangements for ports businesses (a) have and (b) have not resulted in a...

  • Offenders

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many employees of his Department and its agencies have been convicted of a criminal offence of each type in each year since 1997.

  • Peers: Domicile

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information HM Revenue and Customs holds on the number of Members of the House of Lords who are non-domiciled for tax purposes; and if he will make a...

  • Pre-Budget Report 2009

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the statement of 9 December 2009, Official Report, columns 359-71, on the pre-Budget report, when he intends to implement each of the...

  • Public Expenditure (1 annotation)

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the pre-Budget report of 9 December 2009, Official Report, columns 359-71, what effect the (a) cap on public sector pay and (b)...

  • Public Sector Relocation Independent Review

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer of 20 October 2009, Official Report, column 1401W, on public sector relocation: independent review, if he will place in the...

  • Revenue and Customs

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average cost to a customer was of (a) a call to the Tax Credits Helpline, (b) a call to the Child Benefit Helpline and (c) a personal visit to...

  • Revenue and Customs: Cost-effectiveness

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many Office of Government Commerce Gateway reviews HM Revenue and Customs has performed since 2006; what the title of each such review is; and at which...

  • Revenue and Customs: Data

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for how long HM Revenue and Customs retains (a) copies of and (b) data contained in tax returns; and if he will make a statement.

  • Revenue and Customs: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the staff at each grade in HM Revenue and Customs in Northern Ireland is from each religious background.

  • Revenue and Customs: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many complaints of harassment based on a person's (a) race, (b) gender and (c) religion were made against officers of HM Revenue and Customs in...

  • Revenue and Customs: Surveillance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many authorisations under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 have been (a) made and (b) refused by the authorising officer in HM Revenue...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many callbacks were offered to callers to (a) the Tax Credits public helpline, (b) the Tax Credits intermediaries helpline, (c) the MPs Tax Credits...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what steps the Tax Credits Helpline is taking to ensure compliance with item 9 of the HM Revenue and Customs charter, on mobile telephone users; (2)...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many times a caller had to wait on hold before speaking to an operator on (a) the Tax Credits public helpline, (b) the Tax Credits intermediaries...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average length of calls made to (a) the Tax Credits public helpline, (b) the Tax Credits intermediaries helpline, (c) the MPs Tax Credits...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many calls were made from a (a) landline telephone and (b) mobile telephone to (i) The tax Credits public helpline, (ii) the Tax Credits...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for what average length of time individual callers to (a) the Tax Credit helpline and (b) the Child Benefit helpline were kept on hold in (i) 2005-06,...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of callers to the Tax Credits helpline who rang to say they were returning to work after more than 20 weeks in receipt of incapacity benefit...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer of 11 June 2009, Official Report, column 983W, on Welfare Tax credits: telephone services, what recent steps his Department...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what meetings Ministers and officials in his Department have had regarding the cost of calling HM Revenue and Customs helplines from mobile telephones; what...

  • Tax Avoidance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what investigations HM Revenue and Customs has carried out in the last 12 months into those companies which have relocated their headquarters overseas to...

  • Tax Avoidance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate his Department has made of the cost to the Exchequer of tax avoidance through employee benefit trusts in the latest period for which figures...

  • Tax Evasion

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the monetary value of tax evaded in 2008-09; and if he will make a statement.

  • Taxation: Empty Property

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment has been made of the merits of reducing taxes on landlords of empty premises to encourage more tenants to rent those premises; and if he...

  • Taxation: Gaming Machines

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what representations he has received on the taxation of category B3A gaming machines in the last 12 months; (2) whether he has had recent meetings...

  • Taxation: Nottingham

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of people in Nottingham North constituency the amount of whose tax obligations has been reduced in 2009-10.

  • Transfer Pricing

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much tax revenue was collected by HM Revenue and Customs through investigations into transfer pricing in each year since 2003.

  • Valuation Office Agency

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 30 June 2009, Official Report, column 210W, on the valuation office, for...

  • Valuation Office Agency: Freedom of Information

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what timetable has been set for the Valuation Office Agency to make a substantive response to the internal review of Freedom of Information request...

  • Valuation Office Agency: Geographical Information Systems

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Valuation Office Agency's new geographic information system will be linked to its electronic document and records management database.

  • Valuation Office Agency: Geographical Information Systems

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer on what dates the Valuation Office Agency's Geographical Information System Project Board has met since its establishment.

  • Valuation Office Agency: Local Government

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by what mechanism data from building commencement and building control notices are sent to the Valuation Office Agency by local authorities.

  • Valuation Office Agency: Pay

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 30 June 2009, Official Report, column 210W, on the Valuation Office Agency:...

  • Valuation Office Agency: Rightmove

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the timetable is for the awarding of HM Revenue and Customs with contract notice reference 2009/S 200-288191 on providing residential property data for...

  • Valuation Office Agency: Training

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Meriden of 15 June 2009, Official Report, column 55W, on the Valuation Office Agency: training, from...

  • VAT: Local Government

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much HM Revenue and Customs paid in refunds of value added tax to each local authority in (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09; and for what reasons such...

  • Welfare Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what research has been undertaken into the number of tax credits claimants who do not renew their claim or subsequently reclaim and who would still be...

  • Welfare Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many requests have been made to expedite individuals' tax credits claims (a) by (i) local authorities, (ii) voluntary agencies, (iii) Jobcentre Plus...

  • Welfare Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the (a) average and (b) highest number of tax credits award notices sent to a unique claimant was in the course of (i) one year and (ii) one month in...

  • Welfare Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many tax credit applications are being processed for (a) UK nationals, (b) non-UK EEA nationals, (c) A8 EEA nationals, (d) A2 EEA nationals and (e)...

  • Welfare Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average length of time was between the receipt of an application to his Department for tax credit and the issue of a receipt for the application in...

  • Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate his Department has made of (a) the number and (b) the amount of tax credits overpayments caused by the failure of a claimant to notify the...