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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Research: Finance more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 23 July (HL17210), whether they intend that two thirds of the investment in research and development, intended to reach 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2027, should come from private sources as announced by Chris Skidmore MP on 10 July. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17513 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>Reaching the 2.4% ambition will require concerted effort both for government and for business. Since 2010, businesses and overseas investors have been responsible for an average of two thirds of gross investment in R&amp;D. The Department is working with UKRI and other key partners to stimulate private investment in R&amp;D, harness the latest trends in innovation and make the UK a great place to grow an innovative business.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:06:34.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:06:34.68Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1142451
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Natural Gas: Rural Areas more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of rural communities that are not connected to the gas supply network. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL17525 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>There is no definitive source for the number of households that are not connected to the gas supply network; BEIS estimates these figures by subtracting the number of domestic gas meters from the estimated number of households.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the latest estimates of households not connected to the gas network by country of the UK. These estimates are also published down to GB local authority level within BEIS’ ‘Sub-national estimates of households not connected to the gas network’ dataset, most recently published in 2018.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Nation</p></td><td><p>Number of households<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>Estimated number of households not connected to the gas network<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>23,229,000</p></td><td><p>3,024,000</p></td><td><p>13%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>2,452,000</p></td><td><p>495,000</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>1,342,000</p></td><td><p>225,000</p></td><td><p>17%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>730,000<sup>2</sup></p></td><td><p>497,000<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p>68%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>27,753,000</p></td><td><p>4,241,000</p></td><td><p>15%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: (1) Sub-national estimates of households not connected to the gas network, BEIS, updated 2018, except for NI see footnote 3; (2) Live tables on household projections, United Kingdom, 1961-2039, MHCLG 2016 estimate; (3) Transparency Reports 2017, NI Utility Regulator</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:06:07.817Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:06:07.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
1142457
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Satellites: Grants more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many UK Space Agency grants for horizontal launch applications for small satellite launch programmes have been made; and what plans they have, if any, to provide additional grants for such programmes in the future. more like this
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Lord Moynihan more like this
star this property uin HL17531 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>On 4 June 2019, the UK Space Agency announced its intention to award up to £7.85 million, subject to business case, to Spaceport Cornwall and US operator Virgin Orbit to develop facilities and operational capabilities that would enable small satellite launch from Cornwall in the early 2020s.</p><p> </p><p>In May 2019, the UK Space Agency also opened a £2 million Horizontal Spaceport Development Fund to assist future horizontal spaceports with their plans for small satellite launch and sub-orbital flight. The deadline for applications closed on 17 July, and the UK Space Agency is currently reviewing submitted proposals. Grant awards will be announced in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:24:10.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:24:10.527Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Moynihan more like this
1141918
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Research: Finance more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 23 July (HL17211), which government department will take the lead in developing the Roadmap referenced following the Spending Review. more like this
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Lord Freyberg more like this
star this property uin HL17462 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>Government alone cannot deliver the 2.4% target. The Department is working with UKRI and other key partners to develop a roadmap that sets out how government and industry will work together to achieve this ambition.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:24:25.743Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:24:25.743Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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2593
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Freyberg more like this
1141333
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Carbon Emissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the implications for her policies of the findings of the February 2019 Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit Zero Carbon Homes report that had the Zero Carbon Homes policy not been cancelled, occupants of new homes built since the intended policy start date of 2016 would be saving more than £200 per year on their energy bills, and that the total extra cumulative energy costs paid by those homeowners to date is more than £120 million. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Westmorland and Lonsdale more like this
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Tim Farron more like this
star this property uin 280986 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government has noted the findings presented in the Zero Carbon Homes report and is preparing to consult on options to deliver the Government’s ambitious commitments for future housing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:16:18.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:16:18.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tim Farron more like this
1141373
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry: Public Consultation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans his Department has for public consultation during the development of local industrial strategies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 281078 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Local Industrial Strategies are developed locally and agreed with government. In the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/local-industrial-strategies-policy-prospectus" target="_blank">policy prospectus</a> published in October 2018, we set out that Local Industrial Strategies should be the product of consultation with businesses, a broad range of public partners and civil society. In addition to this, the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/strengthened-local-enterprise-partnerships" target="_blank">‘Strengthened Local Enterprise Partnerships’ Review</a> published in July 2018 made clear that Local Enterprise Partnerships should operate to the highest standards of accountability and transparency and ensure the communities they represent can influence the economic plans for the area.</p><p> </p><p>To be successful, Local Industrial Strategies must be developed from the bottom up and led by those who best know the needs of local economies. This locally led approach means Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities should choose how they work in partnership with both public and private stakeholders and determine the best way to consult the public. Places have taken different approaches to public consultation; the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/west-midlands-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">West Midlands</a>, <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/greater-manchester-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">Greater Manchester</a>, <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/oxford-cambridge-arc-local-industrial-strategies" target="_blank">Oxford-Cambridge Arc</a> and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/west-of-england-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">West of England</a> Local Industrial Strategies, published recently, demonstrate this.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 281079 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:22:01.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:22:01.35Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4656
unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
1141374
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry: Local Enterprise Partnerships more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what guidance his Department will give to Local Enterprise Partnerships on the development of local industrial strategies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 281079 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Local Industrial Strategies are developed locally and agreed with government. In the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/local-industrial-strategies-policy-prospectus" target="_blank">policy prospectus</a> published in October 2018, we set out that Local Industrial Strategies should be the product of consultation with businesses, a broad range of public partners and civil society. In addition to this, the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/strengthened-local-enterprise-partnerships" target="_blank">‘Strengthened Local Enterprise Partnerships’ Review</a> published in July 2018 made clear that Local Enterprise Partnerships should operate to the highest standards of accountability and transparency and ensure the communities they represent can influence the economic plans for the area.</p><p> </p><p>To be successful, Local Industrial Strategies must be developed from the bottom up and led by those who best know the needs of local economies. This locally led approach means Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities should choose how they work in partnership with both public and private stakeholders and determine the best way to consult the public. Places have taken different approaches to public consultation; the <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/west-midlands-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">West Midlands</a>, <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/greater-manchester-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">Greater Manchester</a>, <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/oxford-cambridge-arc-local-industrial-strategies" target="_blank">Oxford-Cambridge Arc</a> and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/west-of-england-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">West of England</a> Local Industrial Strategies, published recently, demonstrate this.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 281078 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:22:01.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:22:01.413Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4656
unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
1141386
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Lighting: Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an estimate of the proportion of lightbulbs in use in households that are LED. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 281089 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Approximately 20% of the lightbulbs currently in use in households in the UK are LED.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:20:24.26Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:20:24.26Z
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4134
star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4253
unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1141387
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Lighting: Housing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the average savings accrued to households of using LED instead of conventional lightbulbs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 281090 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Each LED bulb will save a household around £55 over its 15 year lifetime. This consists of £43 in reduced energy consumption and £12 in reduced replacement costs (given LED bulbs last around 7.5 times longer than traditional halogen bulbs). Our analysis suggests that there are approximately 35 bulbs in an average household, so savings will be around £125 per year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T13:58:13.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T13:58:13.137Z
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4134
star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4253
unstar this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1141392
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Renewable Energy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps the Government has taken to ensure diversity of renewable energy sources as part of its goal to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 280899 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made significant progress in decarbonising the electricity sector. Around a third (33%) of the electricity generated in 2018 came from renewables, up from 29.3% in 2017.</p><p> </p><p>Support provided to renewables through a range of policies such as the Renewables Obligation, the Feed-in Tariff, and Contracts for Difference has resulted in a diverse mix of renewable technologies. This includes wind, solar, hydro, bioenergy and more.</p><p> </p><p>In order to meet our net-zero ambitions, we will continue to support the roll out of new renewables generation. We announced last year our intention to hold CfD allocation rounds around every 2 years which could see 1-2 gigawatts of new offshore wind every year in the 2020s.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T14:22:20.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:22:20.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1141418
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Climate Change more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to implement the policy recommendations made by the Committee on Climate Change in its report entitled UK housing: Fit for the future on adapting the UK’s housing stock to the impacts of climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 281102 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Government is carefully considering advice received from the Committee on Climate Change as we develop our future policy on housing.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:18:57.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:18:57.463Z
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4134
star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
1141476
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support rural post offices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Leicestershire more like this
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Alberto Costa more like this
star this property uin 281127 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business.</p><p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in rural communities across the UK; this is why the Government committed in its 2017 manifesto to safeguard the post office network and enhance the provision of rural services.</p><p>Thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010 the overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches. This investment includes the continuation of subsidy payments to support community post offices, the last shop in the village.</p><p>In addition, I met with Lord Gardiner of Kimble, the Minister for Rural Affairs, on 26 June 2019 to discuss the key role rural post offices play in communities. It remains a Government priority, as stated in the 2017 Conservative manifesto, to ensure the rural network is protected.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T15:17:46.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T15:17:46.607Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alberto Costa more like this
1141479
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Workers: EU Countries more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether UK workers spending longer than 90 out of 180 days in the EU will be subject to additional (a) administration, (b) costs, and (c) visas in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 281130 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>In the event of no deal, the European Union will grant UK citizens visa-free travel to the EU and Schengen-associated countries for business meetings, training, attending conferences, sports/cultural events and short-term study for up to 90 days in any 180 day period.</p><p>If UK citizens are undertaking activity outside of these areas, or intend to stay for more than 90 days in any 180 day period, they will need to check with their EU host country authorities on their status. This is because visa and work permit requirements vary between Member States. This may involve some administrative processes and costs, and again this will depend on the country visited and the activity undertaken.</p><p>The Government has published guidance on travel, work and provision of services to EU and EFTA countries in the event of no deal, including guidance on business travel and visa requirements. This can be found on Gov.uk at the following addresses:</p><p>https://http://www.gov.uk/government/collections/providing-services-to-eea-and-efta-countries-after-eu-exit</p><p>https://http://www.gov.uk/visit-europe-brexit</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T11:25:31.403Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T11:25:31.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy: Housing more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to address the reduction in energy efficient upgrades to domestic housing since 2014. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL17410 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>The Clean Growth Strategy set out the aspiration that as many homes as possible will be EPC Band C by 2035 where practical, cost-effective and affordable.</p><p> </p><p>The current iteration of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) will upgrade around a million homes for low income and vulnerable households by March 2022, and we have committed to driving £6 billion into energy efficiency.</p><p> </p><p>In April 2018, we introduced for the first time a minimum energy efficiency standard of EPC Bane E for private rented sector properties.</p><p> </p><p>And, we have launched Simple Energy Advice, a new digital and phoneline service to provide homeowners with impartial and tailored advice on how to cut their energy bills and make their homes greener, as well as information on any available financial support.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:05:37.867Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:05:37.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy: Housing more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their target for the number of energy efficiency upgrades of UK domestic properties in each of the next three years; and how achievement of those targets will be measured. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL17411 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>We estimate that over 1.2 million energy efficiency measures will be installed in the homes of low income and vulnerable people in Great Britain from December 2018 to March 2022 under the current iteration of the Energy Company Obligation, ECO3. There is no target for the number of installations or properties treated, rather the target is set in notional lifetime bill savings. Further information can be found in the impact assessment online, but also attached.</p><p>As a result of the Private Rented Sector Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard we estimate that nearly 900,000 measures will be installed in EPC rated F&amp;G properties in 2020.</p><p>Further information can be found in the impact assessment online, but also attached.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property file name ECO_3_Final_Stage_IA__Final.pdf more like this
star this property title ECO3 Final Stage Impact Assessment more like this
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star this property file name IA_-_Energy_Efficiency__Private_Rented_Property___England (2).pdf more like this
star this property title IA - Energy Efficiency, Private Rented Property more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:25:03.2Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:25:03.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Energy: Housing more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the contribution energy efficiency in properties can make to meeting the UK’s climate reduction targets. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL17412 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>Improving the energy efficiency of domestic properties, commercial buildings and public sector buildings is vital for meeting the UK’s carbon reduction targets.</p><p> </p><p>Homes in the UK represent 15% of carbon emissions and meeting the net zero target is likely to require largely eliminating emissions from our housing stock. That is why we set out our aspiration in the <em>Clean Growth Strategy</em> that all homes should be EPC Band C by 2035. However reducing demand for energy will not be enough on its own, and by 2050 we will also likely need to fully decarbonise how we heat our homes.</p><p> </p><p>For businesses and industry, we set an ambition in the <em>Clean Growth Strategy</em> to reduce their energy usage by improving energy efficiency by at least 20% by 2030. This will deliver 22MtCO2e towards the fifth Carbon Budget.</p><p> </p><p>For public sector buildings, the <em>Clean Growth Strategy</em> states non-traded emissions (primarily from heating) should fall by around 50% by 2032, compared to 2017. We estimate that around half of this reduction will be met through energy efficiency and half from decarbonising heat supply.</p><p> </p><p>As with homes, it is likely that greenhouse gas emissions from non-domestic buildings will need to be largely eliminated by 2050 to meet the net zero target.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:04:58.613Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:04:58.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Insulation more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to establish a national fund to help low income, vulnerable and fuel poor households insulate their homes. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL17413 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>We agree that increasing the energy efficiency of homes is the most sustainable long-term strategy to tackle fuel poverty.</p><p> </p><p>That is why we have committed to driving £6 billion of investment in energy efficiency over the decade. Support for energy efficiency is available now through the Energy Company Obligation scheme, which requires energy companies to deliver heating and energy efficiency measures such as cavity wall insulation. The updated scheme, launched in late 2018 and running until March 2022, focuses entirely on providing support to low income, vulnerable and fuel poor households and is funded at £640m per year.</p><p> </p><p>We have also introduced, from 1 April 2018, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards which require landlords to invest up to £3,500 in energy efficiency improvements such as insulation to improve their rented properties to Energy Performance Certificate rating Band E.</p><p> </p><p>We are consulting on an update to the Fuel Poverty Strategy for England. In this consultation, we seek views from stakeholders on what policies might be included in a policy plan to improve energy efficiency for households in fuel poverty.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:03:26.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:03:26.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Biotechnology more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to help increase growth in the UK biotechnology sector after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17432 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>Data published by the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) and Informa Pharma Intelligence in January 2019 showed that a record £2.2bn was raised by UK-based biotech companies in 2018, compared to £1.2bn in 2017.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to supporting the continued success of the UK’s knowledge intensive sectors, including the biotechnology. The first and second Life Sciences Sector Deals have reiterated the Government’s commitment to unlock over £20 billion of patient capital investment over 10 years and increase the UK’s R&amp;D spend to reach 2.4% of GDP by 2027.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to this, our recent UK Bioeconomy Strategy sets out a framework for how government, industry and academia can work together to capitalise on our world class research, development and innovation base to grow the bioeconomy. Applying our expertise in bioscience and biotechnology across multiple industry sectors can achieve clean growth and deliver real, measurable benefits for the UK economy.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:01:39.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:01:39.347Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Directors: Females more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent steps he has taken to ensure that more women enter leadership and executive roles in companies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Slough more like this
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Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
star this property uin 280365 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to working with the business community to create more inclusive workplaces from the shop floor to the boardroom. The Government has commissioned and supports several business-led, independent reviews on promoting diversity, including the Hampton-Alexander Review to increase the representation of women on boards and in senior leadership positions in FTSE 350 companies to 33% by 2020 and the Parker Review to increase the ethnic diversity of FTSE 350 boards by 2024.</p><p>These reviews form part of the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy which aims to build an economy that works for all.</p><p> </p><p>The statistics recently published by the Hampton-Alexander Review on 1<sup>st</sup> July, show that the representation of women on FTSE100 boards has risen from 12.5% in 2011 to 32.3%, and on FTSE350 boards from 9.5% to 29.5%; and all-male boards in the FTSE 350 have gone down from 152 to 4 in the same period.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T16:19:42.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:19:42.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Rural Community Energy Fund: Elmet and Rothwell more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether community centres and memorial halls in Elmet and Rothwell constituency are eligible to apply to the rural community energy fund; and what the application process is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Elmet and Rothwell more like this
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Alec Shelbrooke more like this
star this property uin 280271 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Rural Community Energy Fund is being run by five regional Local Energy Hubs, established as part of the BEIS Local Energy Programme. Elmet and Rothwell is covered by the North East Yorkshire and Humber Energy Hub.</p><p> </p><p>The fund is open to all communities defined as rural, this is any community with less than 10,000 residents. The Local Energy Hub can help to determine the eligibility of communities in Elmet and Rothwell. The fund accepts applications from the following legal entities which represent rural communities:</p><ul><li>Community Interest Company (CIC)</li><li>Co-operative</li><li>Community Benefit Society (Bencom)</li><li>Registered Social Landlord</li><li>Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)</li><li>Development Trust</li><li>Registered society (pre 2014 IPS)</li><li>Parish council</li><li>Faith Group</li></ul><p> </p><p>Please find out more about how to apply and how to contact the Local Energy Hubs <a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rural-community-energy-fund" target="_blank">here</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T14:25:23.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:25:23.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alec Shelbrooke more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will assess the potential contribution that (a) replacing and (b) repowering old onshore wind turbines would make to meeting the Government's net zero carbon emissions target. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewes more like this
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Maria Caulfield more like this
star this property uin 280284 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>Renewable technologies are essential to meet the 2050 net zero emissions commitment. Meeting this will require a diverse and efficient energy system. We keep under review the potential contribution from different renewable generation technologies, including where existing generation assets are reaching the end of their lifetime.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T14:34:08.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T14:34:08.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Caulfield more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Enterprise Zones: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of funding allocated to enterprise zones. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 280194 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>Enterprise Zones act as a driving force for growth in local economies as they unlock key development sites, consolidate infrastructure, attract business and create jobs across 48 locations within England.</p><p> </p><p>Government has provided a range of funding and other incentives for Enterprise Zones, including a £120 million ‘Building Foundations for Growth’ grant fund to accelerate development in Enterprise Zones, a five year tax relief for businesses and simplified planning processes.</p><p> </p><p>LEPs have utilised proportions of their Growth Deal programmes to support development in their Enterprise Zones.</p><p> </p><p>The ability to retain business rates locally for 25 years allows LEPs to borrow against predicted income which provides a sustainable funding model to support improvements required in the Enterprise Zone as well as in the wider local economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T16:10:19.677Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:10:19.677Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019 on (a) the Industrial Strategy and (b) sector deals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 280361 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government continues to work towards a deal with the EU. This is very much in the interest of the EU as well as the UK.</p><p> </p><p>The Industrial Strategy has set out a long-term approach to ensure that we’re building an economy fit for the future and will help us make the best of our relations with Europe and beyond. This includes a range of measures aimed at increasing investment from the private and public sector, from cutting business taxes, slashing red tape to investing in new scientific infrastructure on a record scale.</p><p> </p><p>The interventions and policies across the Industrial Strategy – including Sector Deals - are robust and aim to deliver improvements to the UK’s productivity and earning power across a variety of potential scenarios, including a no deal scenario.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T12:48:06.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T12:48:06.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Carers: Leave more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when they plan to launch the consultation on care leave for employees who are also providing unpaid care for ill or disabled family members or friends. more like this
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Baroness Pitkeathley more like this
star this property uin HL17360 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the challenges of balancing work and care. Improving support for carers to do so is a key part of the action plan that the Government published in June 2018.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to work with colleagues across Government to consider the question of dedicated employment rights for carers alongside existing employment rights (such as the right to request flexible working and the right to time off for family and dependants).</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T13:01:05.913Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T13:01:05.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Pitkeathley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Credit Unions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 9 July 2019 to Question 271325, for what reasons his Department does not offer a payroll deduction service to enable employees to join a credit union; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-30more like thismore than 2019-07-30
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy does not currently have the facility to allow staff to join a credit union through payroll deductions. Staff can still make arrangements to contribute to a credit union via direct debit.</p><p> </p><p>The Department is aware that other public sector organisations offer this facility. The Department is looking to continually develop the offer to staff in terms of financial wellbeing, and acknowledge that this could be an option in the future.</p><p> </p><p>If the Department were to pursue this option, then a full and fair procurement exercise would be carried out in line with central guidance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon more like this
star this property answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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less than 2019-07-30T16:36:53.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-30T16:36:53.1Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this