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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 OYO 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, with reference to OYO's UK website for lettings and bookings for guest houses and bed and breakfast outlets, if she will make an assessment of the appropriateness of the business model and practices of that company. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 286105 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Any concerns should be raised directly with the Department, DCMS (who support the tourism industry) or the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 286107 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:55:15.48Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:55:15.48Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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465
unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
1144497
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answering body
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 OYO 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 discussions she has had with (a) representatives of the hospitality company industry and (b) the Competition and Markets Authority on OYO's business model and practices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 286107 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Any concerns should be raised directly with the Department, DCMS (who support the tourism industry) or the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 286105 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:55:15.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:55:15.527Z
star this property answering member
4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
465
unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
1142092
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answering body
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 Loneliness 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 progress has been made against the commitment set out in the Loneliness Strategy to work in partnership with Campaign to End Loneliness, British Red Cross, the Association of Convenience Stores and others, to explore how businesses can provide community space out of business hours or engage with the wider community in other ways. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
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Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 282313 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Employers can play an important role in tackling loneliness in their workforce and wider society.</p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to work with the Campaign to End Loneliness to run an Employers’ Leadership Group on Loneliness. The group strengthens cooperation and coordination between Government, business and other groups with an interest in tackling loneliness. The group, which includes the Association of Convenience Stores and the British Red Cross, is currently carrying out work to identify good practice and produce case studies and guidance to help employers tackle loneliness – both in the workforce and in the wider community.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 282314 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T07:41:34.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T07:41:34.617Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
1142093
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answering body
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 Loneliness 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 progress has been made against the commitment set out in the Loneliness Strategy to capture and share the work businesses are doing to help tackle loneliness in the wider community and to promote that work and develop it further. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds West more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Rachel Reeves more like this
star this property uin 282314 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Employers can play an important role in tackling loneliness in their workforce and wider society.</p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to work with the Campaign to End Loneliness to run an Employers’ Leadership Group on Loneliness. The group strengthens cooperation and coordination between Government, business and other groups with an interest in tackling loneliness. The group, which includes the Association of Convenience Stores and the British Red Cross, is currently carrying out work to identify good practice and produce case studies and guidance to help employers tackle loneliness – both in the workforce and in the wider community.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 282313 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-09-09T07:41:34.68Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T07:41:34.68Z
star this property answering member
4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4031
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachel Reeves more like this
1141373
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answering body
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
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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star 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 remove filter
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
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answering body
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: 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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star 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 remove filter
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
1141116
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
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 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 survey small businesses to measure the potential effect of the UK's departure from the EU on their viability. 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 280356 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of issues faced by small businesses connected with leaving the EU, such as increasing costs due to sterling fluctuations, cash flow impacts and late payments by customers. Government is already in close engagement on these and more issues, both directly across the UK and through regular meetings with business representative organisations - the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), MakeUK, the British Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of Directors and the CBI. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) also co-ordinates the EU Exit business readiness forum, attended by business intermediaries and representative organisations.</p><p>Regarding the failure of businesses due to uncertainty over exiting the EU, the following seasonally unadjusted figures show the absolute number of insolvencies as measured by the insolvency service for 2018 Q1 to 2019 Q1. The insolvencies listed are due to all causes, not just uncertainty, and the current UK rate of insolvency (ie: the number of insolvencies proportional to the number of active firms) remains low by historical standards – well below that seen around the time of the financial crisis.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>England and Wales</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Scotland</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Northern Ireland</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q1</p></td><td><p>4,561</p></td><td><p>237</p></td><td><p>51</p></td><td><p>4,849</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q2</p></td><td><p>4,078</p></td><td><p>266</p></td><td><p>125</p></td><td><p>4,469</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q3</p></td><td><p>4,230</p></td><td><p>232</p></td><td><p>65</p></td><td><p>4,527</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q4</p></td><td><p>4,586</p></td><td><p>245</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>4,904</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 Q1</p></td><td><p>4,528</p></td><td><p>275</p></td><td><p>66</p></td><td><p>4,869</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>ONS statistics on business demography (2018) show that the number of UK business births in 2017 was 414,000, a birth rate of 13.1%. The number of UK business deaths was 357,000 in 2017, a death rate of 12.2%.</p><p>Businesses that are unfortunately experiencing difficulties – including requiring advice on the business implications of leaving the EU – have immediate access to guidance through the Government’s network of 38 Growth Hubs in England, (and equivalent services in the devolved administrations), and via the Business Support Helpline.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 280358 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T14:15:18.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:15:18.547Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4124
unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1141121
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answering body
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 Insolvency: Brexit 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 estimate he has made of the number of business failures due to uncertainty over the UK's departure from the EU in (a) the last two quarters of 2018-19 and (b) the first quarter of 2019-20; and if he will make an estimate of that number for the current quarter. 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 280358 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of issues faced by small businesses connected with leaving the EU, such as increasing costs due to sterling fluctuations, cash flow impacts and late payments by customers. Government is already in close engagement on these and more issues, both directly across the UK and through regular meetings with business representative organisations - the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), MakeUK, the British Chamber of Commerce, the Institute of Directors and the CBI. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) also co-ordinates the EU Exit business readiness forum, attended by business intermediaries and representative organisations.</p><p>Regarding the failure of businesses due to uncertainty over exiting the EU, the following seasonally unadjusted figures show the absolute number of insolvencies as measured by the insolvency service for 2018 Q1 to 2019 Q1. The insolvencies listed are due to all causes, not just uncertainty, and the current UK rate of insolvency (ie: the number of insolvencies proportional to the number of active firms) remains low by historical standards – well below that seen around the time of the financial crisis.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>England and Wales</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Scotland</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Northern Ireland</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q1</p></td><td><p>4,561</p></td><td><p>237</p></td><td><p>51</p></td><td><p>4,849</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q2</p></td><td><p>4,078</p></td><td><p>266</p></td><td><p>125</p></td><td><p>4,469</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q3</p></td><td><p>4,230</p></td><td><p>232</p></td><td><p>65</p></td><td><p>4,527</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 Q4</p></td><td><p>4,586</p></td><td><p>245</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>4,904</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019 Q1</p></td><td><p>4,528</p></td><td><p>275</p></td><td><p>66</p></td><td><p>4,869</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>ONS statistics on business demography (2018) show that the number of UK business births in 2017 was 414,000, a birth rate of 13.1%. The number of UK business deaths was 357,000 in 2017, a death rate of 12.2%.</p><p>Businesses that are unfortunately experiencing difficulties – including requiring advice on the business implications of leaving the EU – have immediate access to guidance through the Government’s network of 38 Growth Hubs in England, (and equivalent services in the devolved administrations), and via the Business Support Helpline.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 280356 more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T14:15:18.61Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T14:15:18.61Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4124
unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1139772
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answering body
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 European Regional Development Fund 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, which parts of the Government’s plan for European Regional Development funding in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal (a) have and (b) have not been implemented. 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 278496 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the Government has guaranteed Horizon 2020, European Territorial Co-Operation, European Regional Development Fund and the European Social Fund funding due to UK organisations, in line with the Technical Notices published on these issues. BEIS and other delivery organisations have well-developed contingency plans to implement this guarantee, if required. I refer the hon. Member to the technical notices published by the government on the guarantee, and the funds covered by it, for further details.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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278497 more like this
278498 more like this
278500 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T16:15:39.733Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:15:39.733Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1139773
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answering body
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 European Social Fund more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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, which parts of the Government’s plan for European Social Fund grants in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal (a) have and (b) have not been implemented. 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 278497 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, the Government has guaranteed Horizon 2020, European Territorial Co-Operation, European Regional Development Fund and the European Social Fund funding due to UK organisations, in line with the Technical Notices published on these issues. BEIS and other delivery organisations have well-developed contingency plans to implement this guarantee, if required. I refer the hon. Member to the technical notices published by the government on the guarantee, and the funds covered by it, for further details.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst remove filter
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278496 more like this
278498 more like this
278500 more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T16:15:39.78Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T16:15:39.78Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this