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  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions the then Chancellor of the Exchequer had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the availability of funding for the purchase of...

  • Banks: Iceland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Government reached a binding agreement with the Government of Iceland on the repayment of that country's debt to the UK prior to the...

  • British Bankers' Association: Finance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much each bank in receipt of public funding has spent on funding the British Bankers' Association since public funding was made available to it.

  • Cheques

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what discussions he has had with (a) the Payments Council and (b) British banks on the development of a practical alternative to replace cheques...

  • Child Benefit

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what proportion of child benefit claims in 2009-10 to date have not been processed within (a) 20 days, (b) 40 days, (c) 60 days, (d) 90...

  • Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps his Department has taken to ensure that (a) child benefit and (b) child tax credit are received by the parent with care in cases where the...

  • Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how long on average it took to process a claim for (a) child benefit and (b) child tax credit in the last 12 months.

  • Child Benefit: Complaints

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the (a) average and (b) longest time taken to resolve a child benefit complaint was in (i) 2005-06, (ii) 2006-07, (iii) 2007-08 and (iv) 2008-09.

  • Child Care Vouchers

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of childcare providers who have declined to accept payment through the childcare voucher scheme.

  • Departmental Billing

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of invoices from suppliers his Department paid within 10 days of receipt in December 2009.

  • Departmental Coordination

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what formal mechanisms are in place for co-operation between HM Revenue and Customs and the Department for Work and Pensions.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department spent on (a) strategy and planning, (b) design and build, (c) hosting and infrastructure, (d) content provision and (e) testing...

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department spent on (a) new furnishings, (b) works of art and (c) new vehicles in each of the last three years.

  • Economic and Monetary Union

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when the Government's Euro National Changeover Plan was last updated.

  • Economic and Monetary Union

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will place in the Library a copy of the most recent version of the Integrated Communication Plan for the Euro Changeover.

  • Equitable Life Ex-gratia Payment Scheme Review

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he last met Sir John Chadwick to discuss the payment of compensation to Equitable Life policyholders.

  • Excise Duties: Whisky

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much duty has been collected from the whisky industry in each of the last five years.

  • Government Departments: Procurement

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to ensure Government procurement policies provide equal opportunities to businesses regardless of size.

  • Government Departments: Procurement

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which Government departments and agencies have participated in electronic auctions facilitated by (a) the Office of Government Commerce and (b)...

  • Holiday Accommodation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of owners of furnished holiday letting properties who are over the state retirement age.

  • Hotels

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many hotel room nights were booked by officials in (a) his Department and (b) its agencies in each year since 2007; and how much (i) his Department...

  • Housing: Finance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families on the contribution of that Department towards the housing...

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will place in the Library a copy of the Valuation Office Agency's Rent Service handbook for valuing rental property for housing benefit purposes.

  • Imports: Morocco

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much has been received by the Exchequer in duties collected from companies importing (a) produce and (b) goods into the UK from Moroccan...

  • Income Tax: Low Incomes

    To ask Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what his Department's most recent estimate is of the number of working (a) men and (b) women earning less than the income tax personal allowance...

  • Local Government: Cost Effectiveness

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to page 109 of the pre-Budget report 2009, Cm 7747, whether the expected £550 million of savings from local government are to be...

  • Local Government: Cost Effectiveness

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to page 109 of the pre-Budget report 2009, what proportion of the planned £550 million of local government savings will be from more...

  • Mortgages: Repossession Orders

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many tenanted properties were repossessed by mortgage lenders from landlord owners in (a) England and (b) Coventry between 2005 and 2009; what...

  • Mortgages: Repossession Orders

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of tenants who were evicted as a result of repossession of property by a mortgage lender in cases where landlords...

  • Paye

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many income sources (a) terminated and (b) commenced during (i) 2006, (ii) 2007, (iii) 2008 and (iv) 2009.

  • Portsmouth Gunwharf: Repayments

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much the owners of the Gunwharf site in Portsmouth have paid to the Exchequer in clawback payments; and on what date each instalment of such payments...

  • Private Finance Initiative: Hertfordshire

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many private finance initiative projects have been undertaken by his Department in (a) Hertfordshire and (b) Hemel Hempstead constituency in the last...

  • Public Expenditure

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost of preparing whole of Government accounts was in each year since 2000.

  • Revenue and Customs: Banbury

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether HM Revenue and Customs has plans for staff redundancies at the Banbury tax office.

  • Revenue and Customs: Complaints

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information his Department holds on reasons for which complaints were made to Revenue and Customs about its services in (a) 2006, (b) 2007, (c) 2008...

  • Revenue and Customs: Elgin

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much in (a) direct and (b) indirect taxes was (i) collected and (ii) administered by HM Revenue and Customs' office in Elgin in each year since 2006.

  • Revenue and Customs: Elgin

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff were based at HM Revenue and Customs and its predecessor organisations' office in Elgin in each year since 2006.

  • Revenue and Customs: Elgin

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps HM Revenue and Customs plans to take to retain the knowledge of the whisky industry of the staff at its Elgin office following the closure of...

  • Revenue and Customs: Elgin

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what consultation HM Revenue and Customs held with its staff based at Elgin over the workforce change programme; (2) what assessment has been made of...

  • Revenue and Customs: Elgin

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what consultation HM Revenue and Customs undertook with the representatives of the whisky industry over the closure of its office in Elgin.

  • Revenue and Customs: Elgin

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assistance HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has offered staff at Elgin over the workforce change programme; whether HM Revenue and Customs plans any...

  • Revenue and Customs: Surveys

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the outcomes were of the HM Revenue and Customs (a) Customer Journeys Individuals (two phases) and (b) Complaints Tracking Research (three phases)...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what proportion of calls to the tax credits helpline were terminated before being answered by an operator in (a) the month preceding the tax...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer of 11 November 2009, Official Report, column 590W, on HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), what measures and indicators HMRC uses to...

  • Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what telephone lines are available for hon. Members to contact HM Revenue and Customs.

  • Slough

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out, with statistical information related as directly as possible to the Slough constituency, the effects on Slough of his Department's...

  • Social Security Benefits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the average length of time taken was for (a) all claimant and (b) claimants who are citizens of EU A8 and A2 countries of tax credits who...

  • Tax Allowances

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the cost to the Exchequer of making the personal allowance transferable between members of couples individually subject to the basic...

  • Taxation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the status is of the national implementation programme for the In and Out of Work scheme.

  • Taxation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many programmes for which HM Revenue and Customs is responsible have a verification procedure for access by users to (a) their tax records and (b) HM...

  • Taxation: Holiday Accommodation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the evidential basis is for the statement in his Department's document, "Impact assessment of withdrawing the furnished holiday letting rules", that...

  • Taxation: Property

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent assessment his Department has made of the extent of the practice of re-designating property ownership to avoid tax liability on the sale of...

  • Valuation Office

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many appeals from which ports against the (a) new rating assessments and (b) demands for retrospective payments by the Valuation Office Agency have...

  • Valuation Office: Pay

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether remuneration arrangements for members of the Valuation Office Agency board include benefits in kind.

  • Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he has taken to prevent poor and vulnerable people being required to repay overpayments of tax credits received for 2003-04 and 2004-05; and if...