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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK: North of England 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 International Trade, what recent steps have been taken to attract international investment in the Northern Powerhouse. 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 181263 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>In 2016 the Department for International Trade (DIT) established a dedicated taskforce to deliver bespoke activity to attract foreign investment into the Northern Powerhouse. This activity includes: full profiling of the offer in key sectors for the region and showcasing these at events overseas; working with DIT’s overseas network, and local partners across the North, to deliver bespoke activity to promote the region as a destination for investment; international promotion of a portfolio of Northern capital investment opportunities; and provision of funding for the account management of existing foreign investors by local partners.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T16:50:56.78Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T16:50:56.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
1088374
star this property registered interest true more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Arms Trade: Exports 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 International Trade, if he will publish the (a) white list of countries to which UK companies can ship Category C military goods under OGTC licences, (b) number of licences granted each year since 2010 and (c) names of the countries in which the end user for those licences is based. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 232089 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 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
star this property answer text <p>The Open General Trade Control Licence (Category C Goods) is published online at <a href="https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fopen-general-trade-control-licence-category-c-goods&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cstav.georgiou%40trade.gov.uk%7C4c332cb4660a4d553ffe08d6a861e167%7C8fa217ec33aa46fbad96dfe68006bb86%7C0%7C0%7C636881535671779620&amp;sdata=PbhygQX%2BM1u6jW7k8SR5oEmkoY1%2BotAjA29Th3UTXcc%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-general-trade-control-licence-category-c-goods</a></p><p> </p><p>The destinations to which Category C goods may be shipped under the licence are specified in paragraph 1 and schedule 2 of the licence itself.</p><p> </p><p>Traders do not apply for general licences; instead they register via DIT’s online licensing system known as SPIRE. The number of registrations in each quarter for each open general licence are published as Official Statistics, as part of the Government’s quarterly licensing data and is available on gov.uk at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/strategic-export-controls-licensing-data." target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/strategic-export-controls-licensing-data.</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-03-18T16:47:49.543Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-18T16:47:49.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1088608
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unstar this property date less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Export Finance 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 What plans he has to mark the centenary of UK Export Finance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hertford and Stortford more like this
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Mr Mark Prisk more like this
star this property uin 909804 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-14more like thismore than 2019-03-14
star this property answer text <p>We will celebrate UK Export Finance’s centenary throughout the year, notably at the UK Trade &amp; Export Finance Forum in June. I am delighted that in its centenary year UK Export Finance was awarded ‘Best Export Credit Agency’ at the 2019 International Trade Finance Awards. As the world’s first export credit agency, UK Export Finance will continue to innovate as it has done for the past 100 years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-03-14T14:47:43.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-14T14:47:43.23Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Prisk more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Financial Services: Foreign Investment in UK 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 International Trade, what assessment he has made of recent trends of the level of foreign direct investment into the UK FinTech industry in the (a) 2017-18 and (b) 2016-17 financial years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 261177 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-14more like thismore than 2019-06-14
star this property answer text <p>The information regarding FDI is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Last year British FinTech’s attracted more venture capital funding than any other European country once again totalling $1.73 billion across 261 deals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2019-06-14T13:15:37.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-14T13:15:37.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
830135
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Trade Promotion 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 International Trade, what recent assessment he has made of the level of business interest in the great.gov.uk digital platform. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 124814 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 2018-02-02more like thismore than 2018-02-02
star this property answer text <p>Great.gov.uk is a digital platform with a suite of digital tools built to help UK businesses expand their reach overseas and secure their place on the global stage.</p><p>UK and overseas marketing activity and DIT’s commercial partnerships are used to promote the platform.</p><p>In the 14 months since great.gov.uk was launched in November 2016, great.gov.uk has been visited by nearly 2.8 million unique users. Of these:</p><p> </p><ul><li>The Invest tool, which promotes the UK as an obvious destination for inward investment, has received over 764,000 online visits with over 1,200 enquiries</li><li>The Export Opportunities tool has received over 67,000 responses from UK businesses to 13,000 published export opportunities, which have been gathered and published by our network of in-post Embassy and High Commission trade experts, as well as overseas partner stakeholders</li><li>The Trade Profile tool has published over 2,600 verified UK business profiles, presenting them to a wide network of prospective overseas buyers and partners</li><li>The Export Readiness tool, which went live in December 2017 and helps UK businesses see how export-ready they are, and presents them with tailored information has already been used by 710 companies.</li></ul><p> </p><p>Activity is planned to promote this platform further to the UK and overseas businesses.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2018-02-02T11:00:45.683Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-02T11:00:45.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
830137
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Commonwealth 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 International Trade, what recent discussions he has had with his counterparts in Commonwealth countries on future trade and investment between the UK and Commonwealth countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 124815 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade regularly engages with his counterparts from Commonwealth countries, including at recent bilateral meetings at the 11th WTO MC11 Ministerial Conference meeting on 11 – 14 December 2017 and at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on 23 – 26 January.</p><p>Given the importance we place on increasing intra-Commonwealth Trade and Investment and the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, the Secretary of State and the Ministerial team will continue to have these discussions.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2018-01-29T16:49:26.35Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T16:49:26.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
982846
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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Whisky: Exports 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 International Trade, what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Scotch whisky industry on increasing exports of Scotch whisky; if he will make an assessment of the effectiveness of recent steps taken by that industry to increase such exports; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 176409 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Scotch Whisky is an important part of the UK’s overall exports, representing 20% of UK food and drink exports.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials from this department have regular discussions with the Scotch Whisky Association and other representatives from the industry and actively work with them to help increase whisky exports. Representatives of the Scotch Whisky Association recently joined business delegations to Africa and India led by the Prime Minister. The industry is supported in a similar way to other food and drink producers; we help them take advantage of a wide range of overseas opportunities. The importance of the industry to the UK economy cannot be overstated, being the largest export within the sector with international sales valued at over £4 billion in 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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176410 more like this
176411 more like this
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less than 2018-10-16T13:04:46.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T13:04:46.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4470
unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
982847
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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Whisky: Exports 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 International Trade, what plans the Government has to support companies exporting Scotch whisky; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 176410 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Scotch Whisky is an important part of the UK’s overall exports, representing 20% of UK food and drink exports.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials from this department have regular discussions with the Scotch Whisky Association and other representatives from the industry and actively work with them to help increase whisky exports. Representatives of the Scotch Whisky Association recently joined business delegations to Africa and India led by the Prime Minister. The industry is supported in a similar way to other food and drink producers; we help them take advantage of a wide range of overseas opportunities. The importance of the industry to the UK economy cannot be overstated, being the largest export within the sector with international sales valued at over £4 billion in 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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176409 more like this
176411 more like this
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less than 2018-10-16T13:04:46.763Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T13:04:46.763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4470
unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
982848
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unstar this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Whisky: Exports 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 International Trade, if he will make an assessment of the contribution of the Scotch whisky industry to the international reputation of the UK food and drink industry; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 176411 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 2018-10-16more like thismore than 2018-10-16
star this property answer text <p>Scotch Whisky is an important part of the UK’s overall exports, representing 20% of UK food and drink exports.</p><p> </p><p>Ministers and officials from this department have regular discussions with the Scotch Whisky Association and other representatives from the industry and actively work with them to help increase whisky exports. Representatives of the Scotch Whisky Association recently joined business delegations to Africa and India led by the Prime Minister. The industry is supported in a similar way to other food and drink producers; we help them take advantage of a wide range of overseas opportunities. The importance of the industry to the UK economy cannot be overstated, being the largest export within the sector with international sales valued at over £4 billion in 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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176409 more like this
176410 more like this
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less than 2018-10-16T13:04:46.81Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-16T13:04:46.81Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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4470
unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
1005720
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unstar this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Exports 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 What progress the Government has made on its export strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentwood and Ongar more like this
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Alex Burghart more like this
star this property uin 190521 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The Export Strategy, launched in August this year, sets out a new offer to business that provides the support and finance to help UK businesses export. This was created in consultation with business and business organisations to help maximise our exports across the whole of the UK.</p><p><br>Much has already been achieved, like the expansion of finance-led Supplier Fairs delivered by UK Export Finance and an enhanced digital service linking businesses with thousands of export opportunities on great.gov.uk. Preparations to implement further commitments are also well developed, with a view to these being rolled out over coming months.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beverley and Holderness remove filter
star this property answering member printed Graham Stuart more like this
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less than 2018-11-21T14:27:15.37Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-21T14:27:15.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Graham Stuart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Burghart more like this