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star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent representations he has received on illegal pump imports into the UK; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 196444 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Department of Energy and Climate Change.</p><p> </p><p>We have had no representations on illegal pump imports. The National Measurement Office (NMO) is the designated Market Surveillance Authority for the UK for products subject to regulations made under the Ecodesign for Energy -related Products Directive, including those for pumps. It takes an intelligence-led and risk-based approach to market surveillance; any evidence of illegal imports should be sent to the NMO (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/placing-energy-related-products-on-the-uk-market" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/placing-energy-related-products-on-the-uk-market</a>) for follow-up and appropriate enforcement action.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: Government Assistance more like this
unstar 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, Innovation and Skills, how many start-up loans have been granted to local businesses in (a) Thirsk and Malton constituency, (b) North Yorkshire and (c) North of England in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 202142 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Start-Up Loans programme commenced in 2012.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Thirsk and Malton</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>North Yorkshire</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>North of England*</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Loan Volume</p></td><td><p>value of loans (£M)</p></td><td><p>Loan Volume</p></td><td><p>value of loans (£M)</p></td><td><p>Loan Volume</p></td><td><p>value of loans (£M)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0.01</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>0.23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>0.10</p></td><td><p>414</p></td><td><p>2.26</p></td><td><p>2993</p></td><td><p>16.55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014 – to date</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>0.05</p></td><td><p>629</p></td><td><p>3.29</p></td><td><p>5108</p></td><td><p>26.55</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>All values are loans drawn down.</p><p>*North England comprises of values for North East, North West, Yorkshire and Humber.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T14:30:46.7355741Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:30:46.7355741Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Regional Growth Fund more like this
unstar 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, Innovation and Skills, how many projects have received funds from the Regional Growth Fund in (a) Thirsk and Malton constituency, (b) North Yorkshire and (c) the North of England in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 202143 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>No Regional Growth Fund (RGF) awards have been made in the constituency of Thirsk and Malton.</p><p>The following table shows the number of projects and programmes in the region that have been awarded RGF grants in Rounds 1-4 and the years in which the selected bidders for each round were announced.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>RGF Round</p></td><td><p>Year selected bidders were announced</p></td><td><p>The North</p><p>(North East, North West,</p><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside)</p></td><td><p>North Yorkshire</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>27</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>90</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Selected bidders for Round 5 were announced in April 2014 and Round 5 contracting is under way.</p><p>Businesses in the North of England can apply to regional and national RGF programmes for support.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T14:03:03.5096619Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:03:03.5096619Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: North Yorkshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what support his Department is giving to small and medium-sized businesses in North Yorkshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 202144 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 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>We continue to work hard to provide the right support to make life easier for small and medium sized businesses everywhere.</p><p>www.gov.uk is the home for Government services and information online. One of the tools available is the 'Finance and Support Finder;' a searchable database of publicly-backed sources of finance and business support. The website www.greatbusiness.gov.uk also provides support and advice for anyone trying to start or grow a business.</p><p>In addition to on-line support, the Business Support Helpline is available to provide a quick response on queries about starting a business, or a personalised and in-depth advice service for more complex needs.</p><p>North Yorkshire has benefitted from a number of support schemes. The Start-Up Loan Scheme has provided business advice and 629 loans with a value of £3.3 million to people starting a business. Since May 2010, 165 companies have benefitted from the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme with a drawn down value of over £22 million.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T14:28:12.3634378Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:28:12.3634378Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Exports more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assistance his Department provides to help small rural businesses to export; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 203921 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
unstar this property answer text <p>UK Trade &amp; Investment (UKTI) provides a wide range of export services to small businesses, including small businesses located in rural areas. Those services include access to UKTI's network of trade advisers who help companies develop their export potential, as well as support for companies to attend overseas missions and exhibitions. When overseas, small companies can access support from UKTI teams in more than 100 international markets.</p><p>In the past 12 months, UKTI has supported 29 companies in Thirsk Malton and Filey.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2014-07-10T13:44:26.4992744Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-10T13:44:26.4992744Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Growth Fund: North Yorkshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent representations he has received on the Local Growth Fund allocation to North Yorkshire; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 211753 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Growth Deal is part of the £12 billion long-term programme to revitalise local economies.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Growth Deal for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding will see investment of £110 million to support economic growth in the area, including creating up to 4,000 jobs and allowing up to 5,000 homes to be built. As the Leader of North Yorkshire Council said “this long-term investment from Government recognises the potential of the rural economy in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding”. I am determined that we build on this and officials are currently discussing with the local enterprise partnership its priorities for the next round of Growth Deals, as well as advising and supporting on delivery arrangements for projects that have already received funding.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-11-04T16:49:35.178356Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T16:49:35.178356Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the impact of the network relocation programme on rural post offices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 212643 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-07more like thismore than 2014-11-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has committed nearly £2 billion since 2010 to maintain a network of at least 11,500 branches and to protect and modernise the network by 2018, securing its long-term sustainable future. The Post Office is continuing to meet strict access criteria that see, for example, 99% of the population living within three miles of a Post Office outlet.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Post Office is also modernising and improving its national network, with thousands of branches benefiting from investment under the Government funded Network Transformation programme. To date over 3,300 post offices have already converted, to the new Local and Main models, delivering benefits to customers such as much longer opening hours and improved branch environments. In total, these modernised branches are providing over 85,000 additional opening hours a week; ensuring customers can access Post Office services at a time convenient to them.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Additionally, where a post office is “the last shop in the community”, which is the case in many rural communities, that branch is designated as a Community Branch, and is able to access and benefit from the £20 million Government funded Community Branch Fund.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-11-07T14:52:55.5449245Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-07T14:52:55.5449245Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas more like this
unstar 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, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the potential effects of the Network Transformation programme on rural communities; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 215118 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
unstar this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>I refer my hon Friend to the response to her recent written question, UIN 212643.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>To be clear, the Government is securing, modernising and protecting the Post Office network across all communities in the UK – including, or course, branches in rural communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Since 2012, the Network Transformation programme has seen over 3,400 branches modernised, and a further 3,400 branches designated as Community Branches. These branches are the last shop in the community, and many are in rural and remote communities. Community Branches are benefitting from access to the £20 million Government funded Community Branch Fund, which is providing investment into these socially important branches.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-11-25T13:12:09.32Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-25T13:12:09.32Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-18more like thismore than 2014-11-18
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas more like this
unstar 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, Innovation and Skills, how many rural sub post offices existed in (a) 2010 and (b) 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 215119 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
unstar this property answer text <p>As required under Section 11 of the Postal Services Act 2011, the Secretary of State lays a report before Parliament providing details of Post Office Ltd’s network. The most recent of these reports was laid in July 2014.</p><p> </p><p>These annual network reports show the following:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total network size</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Rural network size</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% rural network</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>11,820</p></td><td><p>6,469</p></td><td><p>54.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>11,696</p></td><td><p>6,362</p></td><td><p>54.4%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2010 this Government made a clear commitment to end the closure programmes of the previous administration. Since 2010 we have committed nearly £2 billion to maintain, modernise and protect the Post Office network, and these figures show that the size of the network is at its most stable for a generation.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-11-25T13:16:50.82Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-25T13:16:50.82Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-03-09more like thismore than 2015-03-09
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Land Registry more like this
unstar 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, Innovation and Skills, on how many occasions rights have been registered on the Land Register through adverse possession in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 226640 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-12more like thismore than 2015-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p>Land Registry does not hold the information on the number of occasions where applications for adverse possession have been registered in the last 3 years. ‘Adverse Possessions’ fall within the general category ‘First Registrations’ which, as the name suggests, are applications for title to unregistered land.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2015-03-12T16:40:52.913Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-12T16:40:52.913Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-08more like thismore than 2016-04-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Apprentices: Construction more like this
unstar 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, Innovation and Skills, if he will consider extending the exemptions that exist in the sea fishing industry to self-employed workers seeking Skills Funding Agency support for apprenticeships in the construction industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton remove filter
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Kevin Hollinrake more like this
star this property uin 32770 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Under Apprenticeship Frameworks, there are very specific instances where an apprentice is able to undertake an apprenticeship without being employed; where they are made redundant and where they are in an occupation that does not traditionally have an employer. In order to facilitate apprenticeships under these circumstances, specifically where employers do not exist, Government has provided funding to cover training and support. Fewer than 2000 apprenticeship starts fall under these conditions each year, of which fewer than 40 are in the sea fishing industry.</p><p>The role of an employer in an apprenticeship, where possible, is considered vital and ensures the apprentice receives appropriate training, pay and support during their apprenticeship programme. The Government is therefore not considering widening exemptions that exist into other sectors at this time.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-04-18T15:12:34.373Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-18T15:12:34.373Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Hollinrake more like this