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  • Non-domestic Rates

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent progress has been made on the Government's review of business rates.

  • Treasury: Written Questions

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to respond to Question 52095 tabled by the hon. Member for East Renfrewshire on 1 June 2020.

  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2020 to Question 56027, how many subject access requests under section 7 of the Data Protection Act 2000 were received by...

  • Boilers: VAT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to change the rate of VAT applied to the installation of oil-fired boilers as part of grant-funded energy efficiency schemes in the homes...

  • Taxation: Fraud

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer to Question 48486 on 2 June 2010, how many submissions of the iForm had been received by (a) 30 June 2020, (b) 30 June in each of...

  • Safety Belts: VAT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to change the rate of VAT applied to children's car seats.

  • Charities: Advertising

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to amend the rate of VAT applied to advertising services for charities.

  • Overseas Trade

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what arrangements have been made through the Border Operating Model to help traders unfamiliar with customs procedures to make entries into their own records.

  • Sanitary Protection: VAT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to change the rate of VAT applied to tampons.

  • Overseas Trade

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made the average time it will take for a frontier location to become a customs approved area.

  • Food: VAT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether (a) ice cream served from an ice cream van and (b) other takeaway cold foods are eligible for the reduced rate of VAT for the hospitality industry.

  • Digital Technology: Taxation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 21 July 2020 to Question 75294 on Digital Technology: Taxation, what steps he is taking to engage with his US counterpart on a...

  • Overseas Trade

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) ports, (b) roll-on/roll-off locations, (c) rail terminals and (d) airports are customs approved areas.

  • Taxation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what additional steps he is taking to reduce the tax gap in the next three years.

  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to extend the availability of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to people with blood cancer who have been shielding and (a) cannot work...

  • Employment: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support will be made available to shielding people who are unable to work from home and whose places of work cannot be made covid-19-safe by...

  • Bakery Products: VAT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to change the rate of VAT applied to pasties baked for sale by retailers where there is no intention that they be consumed hot, they are...

  • Employment

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to the Plan for Jobs, published in July 2020, if he will extend (a) eligibility for the £1,000 bonus to employers who re-employ new...

  • Companies: Cornavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish (a) the conditions relating to climate and greenhouse gas emissions attached to Project Birch funding, (b) the process and evidence base...

  • Ports: Infrastructure

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that (a) the Humber Ports and (b) all other ports will have adequate customs infrastructure in place by the...

  • Business: Government Assistance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps the Government is taking to monitor the economic effect of its covid-19 business support packages; and what the timeframe is for the...

  • Employment: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of targeting Government funding towards areas with (a) a relatively higher unemployment rate and (b)...

  • Overseas Trade

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) rail terminals, (b) airports and (c) pipeline operators that require temporary customs approvals.

  • Self-employment Income Support Scheme: Directors

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will include sole directors of limited companies in the Self-employment Income Support Scheme by matching Companies House officer records to dividend...

  • Digital Technology: Taxation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what companies are in scope of the Digital Services Tax; and what other forms of taxation are applicable to such companies.

  • Treasury: Property Development

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many meetings Ministers in his Department have had with commercial property companies since 1 March 2020.

  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Travel

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 20 July 2020 to Question 73946 on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Travel, what businesses and representatives groups from the...

  • Non-domestic Rates: Empty Property

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to further support landlords of commercial properties by extending the Business Rates Expanded Retail Discount to owners of...

  • Hospitality Industry: VAT

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to allow refunds of VAT to be claimed where paid in advance at the standard rate covering the period of the newly introduced VAT...

  • Treasury: Personnel Management

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many full-time equivalent staff were employed in his Department's human resources section in April 2020.

  • Free Zones

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reasons his Department did not renew freeport licenses by Statutory Instrument when they expired in 2012.

  • Housing: Energy

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his oral contribution of 8 July 2020, Official Report, col 973, what plans he has to develop a long term programme with additional funding to...

  • Leisure: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what financial support he has made available to public leisure services during their closure as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Economic Situation: Ministerial Responsibility

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Government Minister is responsible for overseeing the (a) Government's economic strategy and (b) the Governments levelling up agenda; and how...

  • Beer: Excise Duties

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of small breweries operating between 2,100 hectoliters and 5,000 hectoliters, that will be financially...

  • Small Businesses: Beer

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of support for small to medium sized brewers during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Small Businesses: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what support is available to small businesses which do not meet the definition of a business in the retail, hospitality and leisure industry and therefore...

  • Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will advise local authorities to apply discretion to the definition of the retail, hospitality and leisure industry to enable them to offer support...

  • Public Expenditure: Climate Change

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the conditions that Departments have been asked to meet as part of preparations for the Comprehensive Spending Review as set out on 21 July 2020...

  • Pensions: Devolved Matters

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reasons public service pensions in Northern Ireland are devolved but a reserved matter for the Scottish Parliament; and if he will make a statement.

  • Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will list each of the Barnett Consequentials that have arisen for the Northern Ireland Executive since 1 April 2020.

  • Street Trading: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) rent assistance and (b) other forms of financial support is available for market traders and stallholders who have been adversely affected by the...

  • Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the Barnett Consequentials arising for the Northern Ireland Executive during the 2020-21 financial year must be spent in-year or may be carried...

  • Green Homes Grant Scheme: Scotland

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what Barnett Consequential funding will be allocated to the Scottish Government from the Green Homes Grant scheme.

  • Social Services: Migrant Workers

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the financial implications for local authorities of excluding social care workers from the fast track visa programme; and...

  • Credit

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 1 September 2020 to Question 76681, how many (a) high cost credit, (b) log book loan, (c) BNPL, (d) credit card, (d) personal...

  • Betting: Television

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps the Government has taken to help regulate the advertising of spread-betting sites across television channels; and if he will make a statement.

  • Financial Conduct Authority: Complaints

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints have been received through the FCA Complaints System; and how many complaints in relation to the conduct of the FCA Supervision team...

  • Companies: Regulation

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to regulate company formation agents.

  • Mortgages: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that the credit ratings of homeowners who have taken mortgage holidays during the covid-19 outbreak are not negatively...

  • Mortgages: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he (a) has taken and (b) plans to take to ensure that mortgage lenders follow official guidance and look favourably on loan applications during...

  • Premium Bonds

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent estimate he has made of the average time taken for National Savings and Investments to transfer prize money to premium bond winners in each of...

  • Hospitality Industry: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure that the wedding industry is able to access suitable and affordable insurance for potential delays and cancellations due...

  • Mortgages: Coronavirus

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending mortgage repayment holidays during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Pensions

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made on the effect of reforming RPI to align with CPIH on pension schemes deficits.

  • Occupational Pensions

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of reforming RPI to align with CPIH on employee pensions in (a) 2025 and (b) 2030.

  • Small Businesses: Government Assistance

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of a small business grant scheme targeted at small businesses which were ineligible for the...

  • Tobacco: Smuggling

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of increasing fines for shops selling illegal tobacco products.

  • Red Diesel: Golf

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect on community golf clubs of prohibiting the use of red diesel.

  • Beer: Excise Duties

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of small breweries that will pay a higher rate of duty under the proposed changes to Small Breweries' Relief.

  • Beer: Excise Duties

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of removing Small Brewers Relief on the viability of small and medium sized brewers.

  • Beer: Excise Duties

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many small and medium sized Brewers in each (a) nation and (b) region qualified for Small Brewers Relief in financial year 2019-20.