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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Agreements 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, whether standards equal to or higher than those in the EU directive banning animal-tested cosmetics will remain in place as part of any preferential trade agreement that the UK agrees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 166149 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Testing finished cosmetic products and cosmetic ingredients on animals is prohibited under EU Cosmetics Products Regulation. In the White Paper published on 12th July, the Government set out its ambition for a future economic partnership with the EU, which includes a proposal for a UK-EU free trade area underpinned by a common rulebook for goods. This would cover those rules necessary to provide for frictionless trade at the border and would be supported by arrangements covering all relevant compliance activity necessary for products to be sold in the UK and EU markets, while allowing the UK to negotiate new international trade agreements consistent with the proposals in the White Paper.</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 2018-07-26T12:00:30.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:00:30.843Z
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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 Dr Matthew Offord more like this
944080
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star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Accountancy 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 representations he has received from the Big Four accountancy firms on their potential break-up. 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 165526 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has regular meetings with representatives from major professional services firms in the UK industry, including accounting firms.</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 2018-07-26T11:59:55.53Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T11:59:55.53Z
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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
942967
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Carbon Dioxide: Northern Ireland 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 discussions he has had with officials of the devolved administration in Northern Ireland on the (a) shortage of carbon dioxide supplies and (b) effects of that shortage on the agri-food industry in that country. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Belfast North more like this
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Nigel Dodds more like this
star this property uin 164899 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the importance of the industrial gases sector, including the CO2-providing subsector. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has continued to monitor the shortage and Ministers and officials have been in regular contact with producers and suppliers throughout the process. We have been assured by producers of CO2 that production and supply levels are now returning to normal.</p><p> </p><p>Officials in the Department talked regularly to counterparts in departments whose sectors were affected by the recent carbon dioxide shortage, and cross-Whitehall discussions on the shortage were open to any affected department or agency and the Devolved Administrations. DEFRA officials were also in contact with the Devolved Administrations to update them on developments. In particular, DEFRA regularly convened the Food Chain Emergency Liaison Group (FCELG), which all the Devolved Administrations are members of, to gather intelligence about the impacts of the carbon dioxide shortage across the UK food supply chain.</p>
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 2018-07-26T12:00:52.677Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:00:52.677Z
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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 Nigel Dodds more like this
945543
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Employment 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 has made an assessment of the of the effect the implementation of self-service checkouts by retailers on levels of employment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166451 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Government monitors employment in the retail sector through statistics provided annually by the Office for National Statistics, which show that over the last 10 years retail employment has remained broadly consistent at between 3.2 and 3.3 million.</p><p> </p><p>We are working to make skills training available for those whose jobs may be affected by new technologies. Both our Industrial Strategy and the AI Sector Deal set out how we are helping people develop the skills needed for the jobs of the future, including retraining and researching the impact of automation across sectors.</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 2018-07-26T12:01:35.57Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:01:35.57Z
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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 Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
945552
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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Toys and Games: Boron 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 he is taking to ensure that boron is not included in play slime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166457 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strict legal safety requirements for toys. Under the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 manufacturers or distributers must ensure that any toys placed on the UK market are safe. This includes not exceeding maximum migration limits for boron in liquid or sticky toy materials.</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 2018-07-26T12:02:00.82Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:02:00.82Z
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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 Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
945555
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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Glitter 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 he has plans to bring forward legislative proposals to ban glitter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166458 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Under product safety legislation, manufacturers and distributors have a responsibility to only place safe products on the market.</p><p> </p><p>Legislation banning the manufacture and sale of rinse-off personal care products containing microbeads has been introduced in England under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Under this legislation, the manufacture and sale of rinse-off personal care products containing glitter which falls within the definition of a plastic microbead is banned.</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 2018-07-26T12:01:06.923Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:01:06.923Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
943874
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star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Nottinghamshire 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, how many small and medium-sized businesses in Nottinghamshire have received support under each business support scheme operated by his Department since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
star this property uin 165703 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 2018-08-06more like thismore than 2018-08-06
star this property answer text <p>We want the UK to be the best place to start or grow a business and we are supporting SMEs to do so. As part of the Industrial Strategy we have an action plan to unlock over £20bn of investment in innovative and high potential businesses. As part of this, British Patient Capital – a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank – has been given resources of £2.5bn and will deliver a new programme designed to support UK businesses with high growth potential to access the long-term financing they need to scale up.</p><p> </p><p>We have also created a network of 38 Growth Hubs across England, and we are tackling late payments by appointing a Small Business Commissioner.</p><p> </p><p>Growth Hubs are a single point of contact providing SMEs with access to information and advice. The D2N2 Growth Hub - operating in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area - has had 6,583 interactions with SMEs since its launch in December 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>SMEs across the UK benefit from programmes operated by the Government-owned British Business Bank (BBB). BBB programmes are currently supporting £575.2m of finance for SMEs in the East Midlands Region, across 3,669 businesses. Also, as of 31 March through the BBB-owned Start-Up Loans programme, 779 loans have been made to individuals in Nottinghamshire, totalling £5.2m.</p><p> </p><p>The Business Support Helpline, Government’s free centralised business advice and support service, has received 432 contacts from the Nottinghamshire area since 2015.</p><p> </p><p>Since 2015/16 nearly 70 SMEs in the Nottinghamshire area have received Innovate UK funding in total and this includes some companies who are in receipt of multiple awards. Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency, driving productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas.</p><p> </p><p>UK businesses can access core services, information and guidance on starting up and running a business, as well as their statutory rights and obligations, on <strong>GOV.UK</strong> (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/set-up-business" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/set-up-business</a>).</p>
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 2018-08-06T14:19:09.967Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-06T14:19:09.967Z
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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 Ben Bradley more like this
946980
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star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Land Registry: Private Sector more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to publish its response to the consultation entitled Land Registry: moving operations to the private sector public consultation, published in March 2016; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 167313 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government will be publishing its response to the consultation HM Land Registry: Moving operations to the private sector shortly. I will send a copy to the hon. Member once it is published.</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 2018-09-04T16:51:41.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T16:51:41.167Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
947326
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry 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 criteria his Department used to decide which areas would be chosen to work with the Government to develop their local industrial strategies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 167959 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>We have committed to work with all Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities across England to develop Local Industrial Strategies.</p><p> </p><p>Government will take a phased approach - in July we announced the next wave of six areas with which Government is working closely with on their Local Industrial Strategies. These were chosen to give us experience of working with a variety of areas.</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 2018-09-05T16:16:17.183Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T16:16:17.183Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
947329
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry: Sheffield City Region more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reason his Department did not choose to work with the Sheffield City Region on a local industrial strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 167962 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 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>We have committed to work with all Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities, including the Sheffield City Region, to develop Local Industrial Strategies.</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 2018-09-05T16:18:19.61Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T16:18:19.61Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this