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  • Air Passenger Duty

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what factors were taken into account in setting the level of air passenger duty in respect of journeys to the Caribbean; and if he will make a statement.

  • Banks: Finance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assets are insured under his Department's Guarantee of Asset-Backed Securities.

  • Banks: Finance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much public funding has been provided to assist banks since the start of the credit crunch.

  • Banks: Loans (1 annotation)

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the Financial Statement of 24 March 2010, Official Report, column 258, how much of the £94 billion of new business loans will be provided...

  • Banks: York

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of people resident in City of York constituency who have benefited from the Government's guarantee to depositors...

  • Business: Birmingham

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many businesses in Birmingham had received assistance from the Business Payment Support Service on the latest date for which figures are available.

  • Cheques

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) whether he has had discussions with (a) pensioner groups and (b) other representatives of vulnerable people on proposals to end the cheque clearing...

  • Council Tax: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the Valuation Office Agency's Council Tax Revaluation 2007 Programme Board minutes of 26 June 2003, paragraph 5, if he will place in the...

  • Council Tax: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the Valuation Office Agency's Council Tax Revaluation 2007 Programme Board minutes of 19 October 2004, paragraph 3.5, if he will place in...

  • Credit Unions

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his policy is on the provision of (a) financial and (b) other support for credit unions; and if he will make a statement.

  • Departmental Advertising

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether (a) his Department, (b) HM Revenue and Customs and (c ) the Valuation Office Agency has incurred expenditure on Google Adwords in the last 12 months.

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department and its agencies have spent on rooms for staff leisure in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his Department provides subsidised gym facilities for its staff.

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department spent on interior design in relation to office refurbishments undertaken in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Energy

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what (a) voltage optimisers and (b) equivalent technologies are used within buildings occupied by his Department.

  • Departmental Furniture

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department spent on antique furniture in each of the last five years; and what items were purchased in each such year.

  • Departmental Information Officers

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost to his Department was of employing press and media officers in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and what the cost to his...

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many complaints his Department received regarding difficulties using its Department's website in each of the last three years; and if he will make a...

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department spent on external website design consultants in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

  • Departmental Manpower

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many employees in (a) his Department and (b) each of its agencies are in transition prior to being managed out; how long on average the...

  • Departmental Official Hospitality

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies spent on (i) alcohol and (ii) entertainment in the last 12 months.

  • Departmental Surveys

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will place in the Library a copy of the benchmark results of the Civil Service People Survey for his Department and its agencies.

  • Departmental Temporary Employment

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer from which companies his Department sourced temporary staff in each of the last three years; how many temporary staff his Department employed in each year;...

  • Hamas

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent steps he has taken to freeze the assets of financial institutions operating in UK jurisdictions which provide banking facilities to Hamas.

  • Hotels

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the likely annual savings to the public purse of the use by Government Departments of the Expotel facility for hotel bookings.

  • Housing: Valuation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to the answer to my hon. Friend the Member for Bromley and Chislehurst (Robert Neill) of 12 October 2009, Official Report, column 265W, on...

  • Islamic National Bank: Palestinians

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with his US counterparts on freezing by the US administration of assets of the Islamic National Bank based in Gaza.

  • Minimum Wage: North West

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) penalty notices and (b) financial penalties have been issued to employers in each local authority area in the North West for paying employees...

  • Money Laundering

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many incidents possibly related to money laundering (a) the Inland Revenue and (b) HM Customs and Excise have reported to the appropriate...

  • Non-domestic Rates: Ports

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to page 6 of the Explanatory Memorandum to the Non-Domestic Rating (Unoccupied Property) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, what...

  • Non-domestic Rates: Ports

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) monetary value of retrospective business rate demands for port businesses, excluding the sum payable...

  • Opposition

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his Department has undertaken costings of the policies of (a) the Conservative Party and (b) the Liberal Democrat Party at the request of...

  • PAYE: Belfast

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people with a BT postcode paying income tax as part of the Pay As You Earn system in 2009 had more than one income stream.

  • Poverty (2 annotations)

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which of the measures to promote employment as the best route out of poverty, referred to in Chapter 2 of Ending Child Poverty: Mapping the Route to 2020...

  • Revenue and Customs: Data Protection

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) from what baselines HM Revenue and Customs will measure progress against its strategic objectives in respect of data security between 2009 and 2012;...

  • Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to publish his Department's evaluation of the trials involving the collection by commercial agencies of debt owed to HM Revenue and Customs.

  • Stamp Duty Land Tax

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much was received in stamp duty land tax for purchases over £500,000 in each year since 1997.

  • Taxation: Highland Airways

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) whether HM Revenue and Customs provided assistance to Highland Airways through the business payments scheme; (2) whether HM Revenue and Customs had...

  • Taxation: Holiday Accommodation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he made an assessment of the merits of bringing forward proposals to extend the provisions of the Furnished Holiday Lettings rules to all UK owners...

  • Taxation: Personal Records

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) whether (a) hon. Members, (b) noble Lords, (c) researchers, (d) former elected representatives, (e) local authority councillors and (f) members...

  • Taxation: Self-assessment

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people are estimated to have been late in filing their tax returns by 31 January 2010.

  • Taxation: Self-assessment and PAYE

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the cost under each budget heading was of administering the (a) Pay-As-You-Earn and (b) self-assessment system in (i) 2006, (ii) 2007, (iii)...

  • Valuation Office Agency: Contracts

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Peterborough of 4 February 2010, Official Report, column 522W, on the Valuation Office: contracts, how much...

  • Valuation Office Agency: Contracts

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Peterborough of 4 February 2010, Official Report, column 522W, on the Valuation Office: contracts, how much...

  • VAT: Churches

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received in favour of the extension of the provisions of the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme beyond March 2011; and if he...

  • Welfare Tax Credits

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many checks his Department carried out on (a) expenditure on (i) food and (ii) childcare by and (b) bank statements from more than six months...