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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
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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 VJ Day: Anniversaries 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 the Government will make an assessment of the potential merits of allocating an additional bank holiday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field 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 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government regularly receives requests for additional bank and public holidays to commemorate a variety of occasions, for example, cultural, historical and military events. However, there are no current plans to create another bank holiday. The cost to the economy of additional bank holiday remains considerable. The estimated cost to the economy for a one-off bank holiday for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee was £1.2bn.</p><p> </p><p>The Government recognises the importance of VJ Day, and celebrations will take place to celebrate the 75<sup>th</sup> Anniversary which falls on Saturday 15 August 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:04:18.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:04:18.647Z
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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 Frank Field more like this