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star this property date less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 help businesses create more highly skilled jobs in (a) Gillingham and Rainham, (b) Medway and (c) Kent. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gillingham and Rainham more like this
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Rehman Chishti more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-23more like thismore than 2019-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government has invited all Mayoral Combined Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England to develop Local Industrial Strategies. We aim to agree these with all places by early 2020. For Kent, the South East LEP will set out an ambitious long-term vision for the area to increase its productivity, build on its established strengths, and create new opportunities for people and businesses in emerging sectors and industries.</p><p> </p><p>The government know that regions across the UK have different skills needs, so will build on local strengths to deliver opportunities for people wherever they live. One way we will achieve this is through Skills Advisory Panels which bring together local employers and skills providers to pool knowledge on skills and labour market needs and work together to understand and address key local challenges. These Panels will be led by the Local Enterprise Partnership, and will influence Local Industrial Strategy development.</p><p> </p><p>In Kent, and the wider South East LEP area, the government is working in partnership with local business and civic leaders to grow skills and opportunities for workers across the area by:</p><p>- Delivering an increase of 198,900 jobs since 2010 and 31,080 apprenticeship starts last year.</p><p>- Investing £590 million of Growth Deal funding to the South East LEP since 2014. delivering 78,000 jobs, 29,000 homes and attracting a further £960 million extra investment into the South East, including £22 million spent on 29 skills projects.</p><p>- Investing £6.5 million for the Kent and Medway EDGE Hub. .</p><p>- Backing the Innovation Park Medway, within the Kent Enterprise Zone with £4.4 million funding to help attract high quality technology, engineering and manufacturing companies to the area.</p><p>Supporting the Local Enterprise Partnership’s Kent and Medway Growth Hub to help small and medium sized enterprises in the areas access the support they need to grow and thrive.</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 2019-04-23T16:29:21.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-23T16:29:21.923Z
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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 Rehman Chishti more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact within the UK of the relocation, following Brexit, of EU medical research and related facilities which are currently based in the UK to other EU member states; and what estimate they have made of the (1) short-term, (2) medium-term, and (3) long-term, costs of those relocations. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL19 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Science and research are vital to our country’s prosperity, security and wellbeing. This Government wants the UK to be the go-to place for innovators and investors across the world, and we intend to secure right outcome for the UK research base as we exit the European Union.</p><p>We have a world class research base and world beating universities and businesses that mean the UK life sciences will continue to thrive. As shown by the recent investment decisions by GSK, Alnylam and Novo Nordisk, the UK remains open for business.</p><p>The Government is committed to ensuring the UK remains a world leader in international research and innovation, including medical research.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-06-29T14:57:53.517Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-29T14:57:53.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government what joint response they are making with the governments of other European countries in response to the US announcement of its withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord; and what action they are taking to ensure that all G20 countries fulfil their obligations under that agreement. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
star this property uin HL20 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK underlined our commitment to the Paris Agreement at the G7 Environment Ministers’ meeting earlier this month and at the EU Foreign Affairs and Environment Affairs Councils last week, where, along with European partners, we were clear that we deeply regret the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.</p><p>We welcome the continued support that the Paris Agreement has received from other political parties here in the UK, other countries, and subnational and non-state actors in the US and around the world. We will continue to work with the US to encourage them to show the leadership they have in the past on reducing carbon emissions.</p><p>We will continue to work through the G20, and other international fora, to promote the swift and effective implementation of the Paris Agreement. For example, the Government remains committed to the success of the Green Climate Fund as the key new vehicle for helping developing countries adapt to climate change and follow low carbon development paths. Besides the US, 42 Governments have pledged funding to the GCF, including Germany, France, Sweden, Mexico and Colombia.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-06-29T14:57:20.39Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-29T14:57:20.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Chesterton more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government how many businesses have (1) requested access to, (2) been issued an invitation from, and (3) submitted reports to, the new online service for reporting business payment practices and performance established under the Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017 No 395. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL52 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
star this property answer text <p>So far, over 150 businesses have requested access and have been issued an invitation to the payment practices reporting online service. Businesses are able to receive an invitation by emailing a request to <a href="mailto:paymentpracticesreporting@beis.gov.uk" target="_blank">paymentpracticesreporting@beis.gov.uk</a>. Businesses in scope of the requirement must publish payment practices and performance information for their financial year starting on or after 6 April 2017. As of June 2017, no reports have been published, as businesses will start mandatory reporting from October 2017, depending on their financial year dates.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-06-28T11:11:47.353Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-28T11:11:47.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to convert EU Regulation 425/2016 into UK law; and, if so, whether they expect UK notified bodies to be able to award the CE marking to personal protective equipment after the UK exits the European Union. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL64 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Until we have left the EU, the UK will remain a member of the EU with all the rights and obligations that membership entails. EU Regulation 425/2016 is directly applicable in the United Kingdom and will enter into force on 21 April 2018. The Government is preparing draft legislation to provide for enforcement of the Regulation.</p><p>The Government has announced its intention to agree a deep and special partnership between the UK and the EU. As part of the negotiations, the Government will want to ensure that UK businesses have greatest possible barrier-free access to EU markets. It would not be appropriate to pre-judge the outcome of the negotiations.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-06-29T14:55:24.687Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-29T14:55:24.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to convert EU Regulation 426/2016 into UK law; and, if so, which UK body will assume the role of the European Commission for investigating whether notified bodies have fulfilled the requirements under the Regulation for appliances burning gaseous fuels. more like this
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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
star this property uin HL67 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-06-29more like thismore than 2017-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Until we have left the EU, the UK will remain a member of the EU with all the rights and obligations that membership entails. EU Regulation 426/2016 is directly applicable in the United Kingdom and will enter into force on 21 April 2018. The Government is preparing draft legislation to provide for enforcement of the Regulation, and the European Commission will continue to fulfil its role with regard to notified bodies until we leave the European Union.</p><p>The Repeal Bill will convert directly-applicable EU law into UK law, and provide a power to correct parts of the law that no longer work. The Government is currently considering how to ensure functions currently carried out by the European Commission with regard to UK notified bodies, continue in an appropriate way.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-06-29T14:54:50.15Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-29T14:54:50.15Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government whether they have held any meetings with representatives of Cuadrilla in 2017; and if so, which minister or ministers met with those representatives, when those meetings took place, what was discussed, and whether any assurances were given to that company. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
star this property uin HL140 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-06-30more like thismore than 2017-06-30
star this property answer text <p>All Government Ministers meet regularly with industry leaders, including those from the energy industry. A register of meetings is published on a quarterly basis as part of Departments’ transparency data.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-06-30T12:09:37.293Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-30T12:09:37.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-27more like thismore than 2017-06-27
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to implement their 2017 manifesto commitment to support the development of those wind projects in the remote islands of Scotland that are intended to directly benefit local communities. more like this
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Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property uin HL191 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
star this property answer text <p>As our manifesto commitment states, we support the development of wind projects in the remote islands of Scotland, where they will directly benefit local communities. We will announce our plans regarding this commitment in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-06T15:17:38.293Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-06T15:17:38.293Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to implement the recommendations of the report Race in the Workplace. more like this
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Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
star this property uin HL226 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-06more like thismore than 2017-07-06
star this property answer text <p>Following the approach we set out in the Government response, we have been working with Business in the Community in supporting companies to make the necessary changes to make their workplaces more inclusive. This includes the development of a simple guide on how to discuss race in the workplace, ensuring easy access to an online portal of best practice and celebrating success through a list of the top 100 BME employers.</p><p> </p><p>We also intend that the new Diversity and Inclusion Group will provide a forum to discuss progress as well as identify emerging issues and opportunities, and provide a sounding board for new ideas. This will be chaired by a BEIS Minister, and bring together key business leaders. We are delighted that the noble lady has agreed to be part of the group.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-06T15:16:24.327Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-06T15:16:24.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Her Majesty's Government whether they have published, or intend to publish, plans that show the long-term outlook for each industry in the UK post-Brexit, in particular the services industries. more like this
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Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this
star this property uin HL230 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to securing a new, deep and special partnership with the EU to support the long-term success of UK industry post-Brexit.</p><p>The Government has already taken the opportunity to publish the Industrial Strategy Green Paper which builds on our strengths and prepares us for the years ahead. Part of our approach is to use “sector deals” to transform and upgrade sectors based on proposals from industry. These sector deals will be open to all parts of the economy, established and emerging sectors, and to businesses of all sizes.</p><p>The Government is currently analysing the responses to its Green Paper and will publish the outcome in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-04T14:42:06.75Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-04T14:42:06.75Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McGregor-Smith more like this