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100093
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading STEM Subjects: Females more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps the Government is taking to increase the participation of women in STEM fields. more like this
tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
uin 211363 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
answer text <p>The Government is backing the three-year Your Life campaign, which aims to increase the number of people participating in a wide range of careers that need skills in science, technology, engineering and maths, particularly women. To date more than 200 organisations have pledged action to the campaign to boost the role of women in STEM fields. A publicity drive to encourage young people, especially girls, aged 14 to 16 to take STEM subjects, will launch in November 2014.</p><p>We fund the Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering to run a joint STEM Diversity Programme to understand and address issues of diversity, including gender, in the STEM workforce. Actions include a 10 point plan to ensure that women in science, technology, engineering and manufacturing have the same opportunities to progress in their career as their male counterparts</p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-27T15:01:24.3740832Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T15:01:24.3740832Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
308
label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
100100
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Innovation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect of the EU Precautionary Principle on the scale of scientific innovation in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
tabling member printed
Adam Afriyie more like this
uin 211393 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
answer text <p>The Department has made no systematic assessment of the effect of the precautionary principle on scientific innovation in the UK.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-30T16:14:04.1722583Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T16:14:04.1722583Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
1586
label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
100292
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when the deadline was for submitting evidence for the equality analysis of proposed changes to disabled student's allowance; and how awareness of that deadline was disseminated. more like this
tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
tabling member printed
Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
uin 211562 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
answer text <p>The Government invited interested parties to submit evidence as part of its programme of consultation during the summer.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-30T15:49:22.4523441Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T15:49:22.4523441Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
197
label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
100298
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Disabled Students' Allowances more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what representations he has received calling for a public consultation on proposed changes to disabled students' allowance. more like this
tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
tabling member printed
Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
uin 211565 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
answer text <p>Over the summer Ministers and officials undertook extensive discussions with a wide range of stakeholders regarding changes to DSA.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-11-04T15:37:59.6531348Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T15:37:59.6531348Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
197
label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
100302
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Students: Disability more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has made of the support offered to potential university students with a disability to ensure that they are able to access support in undertaking their studies. more like this
tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
uin 211519 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
answer text <p>Discussions are underway with the higher education sector to ensure institutions are ready to meet their legal duties under the Equality Act 2010 in respect of the changes for 2015/16 and 2016/17. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is currently undertaking a review of provision and support for disabled students in higher education which will help to inform this.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-30T15:26:51.1857109Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T15:26:51.1857109Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
411
label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
100303
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Students: Disability more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment his Department has made of the capacity of the Higher Education Funding Council for England to (a) support and (b) challenge universities which do not provide careers advice, counselling, financial advice to students with a disability and other support services. more like this
tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
uin 211520 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
answer text <p>The Higher Education Funding Council for England is undertaking studies looking at how Institutions support students with specific disabilities and learning difficulties where intensive or multiagency support is required.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) supports a number of specialist task groups including a Disability Task Group (DTG) which promotes professional practice and provides information and training concerning the employability of disabled students and graduates.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-30T15:38:23.1828351Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T15:38:23.1828351Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
411
label Biography information for Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
100304
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Students: Disability more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will take steps to ensure that disabled pupils have information in advance of an application to a higher education institution on what reasonable adjustments that institution will make to meet their needs. more like this
tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
tabling member printed
Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
uin 211563 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
answer text <p>A variety of information is already available to students, both through the Unistats website - <a href="http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/</a> - and from individual Institutions. Institutions are considering what additional information may be necessary in light of the announcement on changes to the Disabled Students’ Allowance.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-11-04T17:00:55.0571365Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T17:00:55.0571365Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
197
label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
100305
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Students: Disability more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will bring forward proposals to give disabled pupils a right of appeal against higher education institutions at a special educational needs and disability tribunal where an institution fails to make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010. more like this
tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
tabling member printed
Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
uin 211564 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
answer text <p>There are already a number of rights of appeal available to students.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is working with interested parties to consider if further changes are needed.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-30T15:28:04.8500012Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T15:28:04.8500012Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
197
label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
100308
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Mass Media more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many responses his Department's press office has made to enquiries from student journalists in the last year. more like this
tabling member constituency Great Grimsby more like this
tabling member printed
Austin Mitchell more like this
uin 211446 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
answer text <p>This information is not held centrally.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-11-04T16:40:12.0147519Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T16:40:12.0147519Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
372
label Biography information for Austin Mitchell more like this
100663
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Local Growth Fund: North Yorkshire more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent representations he has received on the Local Growth Fund allocation to North Yorkshire; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
tabling member printed
Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
uin 211753 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-04more like thismore than 2014-11-04
answer text <p>The York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Growth Deal is part of the £12 billion long-term programme to revitalise local economies.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Growth Deal for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding will see investment of £110 million to support economic growth in the area, including creating up to 4,000 jobs and allowing up to 5,000 homes to be built. As the Leader of North Yorkshire Council said “this long-term investment from Government recognises the potential of the rural economy in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding”. I am determined that we build on this and officials are currently discussing with the local enterprise partnership its priorities for the next round of Growth Deals, as well as advising and supporting on delivery arrangements for projects that have already received funding.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-11-04T16:49:35.178356Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-04T16:49:35.178356Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark remove filter
tabling member
384
label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this