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1133864
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star this property date less than 2019-06-21more like thismore than 2019-06-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Race in the Workplace Review 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 steps the Government has taken to implement the recommendations of the Race in the workplace: the McGregor-Smith review, published on 28 February 2017. 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 267779 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has been working with Business in the Community and others to provide support and guidance to employers in implementing the McGregor-Smith review recommendations. In March 2017 the first annual best employer for race list was opened with 66 employers listed. In October 2017 BITC published the ‘let’s talk about race’ booklet and a portal of best practice for employers.</p><p> </p><p>In October 2018, the Prime Minister launched a consultation on how best to implement mandatory ethnicity pay reporting and we will set out next steps in due course. Alongside this, the Race at Work Charter was announced which commits signatories to effective practices that support fairness at work. So far over 160 employers have signed up.</p><p> </p><p>The Government commissioned a ‘One year on’ report to assess the extent to which the review’s recommendations had been implemented and this was published in October 2018.</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 2019-06-26T11:51:54.587Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:51:54.587Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4638
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi more like this
1133642
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star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Measurement: Metrication 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 recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of switching to metric measurements for distance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 267291 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>Metric units are the legal units for all measurement of length other than for road traffic signs, distance and speed measurements where the mile, yard, foot and inch are the primary units of measurement.</p><p> </p><p>The use of units of measurement for these purposes is a matter for the Department of Transport.</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 2019-06-26T11:52:10.07Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:52:10.07Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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125218
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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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1133671
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Productivity 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 potential effect of a four day working week on productivity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 267170 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is following trials of the four-day working week closely but has not yet conducted a robust assessment of the impacts.</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 2019-06-26T11:52:01.177Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:52:01.177Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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125217
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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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1133697
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Small Businesses: Billing 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 criteria will need to be met for the Small Business Commissioner to fine businesses for late payments to small medium enterprises; and how much those fines will be. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 267330 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government Response to the recent Call for Evidence on Creating a Responsible Payment Culture, published on the 19 June, sets out that we will be consulting on the merits of strengthening the Commissioner’s ability to assist and advocate for small business in the area of late payments.</p><p> </p><p>This will include seeking views on sanctions, including but not limited to financial penalties. It is important that we consider views through public consultation before awarding the Commissioner new powers.</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 2019-06-26T11:52:50.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:52:50.987Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4440
unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows more like this
1133170
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Parental Leave 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 18 June 2019 to Question 264463 on Parental Leave: Childbirth, for how long the consultation will last. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 266863 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>We anticipate the public consultation on options for providing further support to parents of premature, sick and multiple babies will last for 12 weeks. This will be confirmed when the consultation document is published.</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 2019-06-26T11:52:37.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:52:37.3Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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124894
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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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property tabling member
4640
unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1133174
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Parental Leave 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, with reference to The Prime Minister's oral contribution of 28 November 2018, Official Report, column 246 and pursuant to the Answer of 18 June 2019 to Question 264462, on Parental Leave: Childbirth, whether the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has informed her of his reasons for the key findings of the review of the provisions for parents of premature babies to not now be shared with interested parties. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 266864 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The review of provisions for parents of premature babies was an internal review undertaken by officials of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to help them provide advice to Ministers. Advice to Ministers is not routinely shared outside of Government departments.</p><p> </p><p>As indicated in my response to Question <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2019-06-13/264462/" target="_blank">264462</a>, the findings of this review will help to inform the public consultation on options for further support for parents of premature, sick and multiple babies, which we will launch before the end of the Summer.</p><p> </p><p>We look forward to working with interested parties during the consultation process.</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 2019-06-26T11:52:44.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:52:44.187Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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124897
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 answering member
4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4640
unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
1133274
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Interserve: Insolvency 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, whether his Department plans to conduct an investigation into the effect of Interserve's entry into administration on that company's creditors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 266678 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The effect of Interserve Plc’s administration on creditors is an issue for the administrators who will advise of repayment prospects. The administrators have a legal duty to report confidentially to the Insolvency Service about the conduct of the directors.</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 2019-06-26T15:12:06.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T15:12:06.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
1133306
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star this property date less than 2019-06-19more like thismore than 2019-06-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Restaurants: Billing 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, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to ban the practice of employers requiring waiting staff to pay for clients' unpaid bills. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 266798 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The 1996 Employment Rights Act already defines the limited circumstances in which it is allowable for deductions to be made from pay to cover cash shortages.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to ensuring fair remuneration for lower-paid workers across the economy. In April 2019, the National Living Wage rate was increased to £8.21 per hour, a rise of 4.9 percent. It is estimated that 230,000 workers in the hospitality sector benefitted directly from this increase.</p><p> </p><p>In order to further support fairness for workers in the hospitality sector, through the Good Work Plan, the Government will shortly bring forward legislation to ensure that all tips left to workers will go to them in full. New rules will benefit over a million workers, many of whom are in low-paid jobs.</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 2019-06-26T11:52:30.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:52:30.903Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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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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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1132999
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star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Industry: Public Consultation 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 level of public consultation his Department expects to conduct as part of 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 266283 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar 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> and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/greater-manchester-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">Greater Manchester</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 266284 more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T11:53:07.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:53:07.763Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4656
unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
1133000
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star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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 hansard heading Industry: Public Consultation 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 guidance is issued by his Department to local enterprise partnerships on the inclusion of public consultations in 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 266284 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 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
unstar 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> and <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/greater-manchester-local-industrial-strategy" target="_blank">Greater Manchester</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 266283 more like this
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less than 2019-06-26T11:53:07.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-26T11:53:07.823Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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4656
unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this