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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Fireworks: Sales more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent representations her Department has received on the sale of fireworks to the general public. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Inverclyde more like this
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Ronnie Cowan more like this
star this property uin 1066 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has been working to develop a fact-based evidence base on the key issues that have been raised around fireworks. We have received representations from a range of stakeholders including members of the public, organisations and charities, representing a range of views, including on the sale of fireworks to the general public. Most recently we have received the Scottish Government’s response to their consultation on fireworks in Scotland, which we will consider as part of the work on the evidence base.</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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less than 2019-10-21T15:43:09.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:43:09.283Z
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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 Ronnie Cowan more like this
1150012
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Business: Grants more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will publish the names of the organisations that applied for a Brexit Readiness Grant; and how much was awarded to each successful applicant. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
star this property uin 922 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>We have published a list of successful applicants to date for the Business Readiness Fund online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/governments-business-readiness-fund-approves-101-million-in-grants-to-124-business-organisations" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/governments-business-readiness-fund-approves-101-million-in-grants-to-124-business-organisations</a>.</p><p>We intend to publish an updated list in due course.</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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less than 2019-10-21T15:42:59.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:42:59.27Z
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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 Kevin Brennan more like this
1150077
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Collective Bargaining more like this
unstar 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 the Answer of 3 October 2019 to Question 291066 on Collective Bargaining, whether she plans to encourage companies operating in the UK to ensure that workers in other countries in its supply chain are able to engage in collective bargaining. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 1115 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) in 2016 gave low-paid workers the fastest pay rise in almost 20 years. In April 2019 it increased again by 4.9% to £8.21. Last month, my rt. hon. Friend Mr Chancellor of the Exzchequer pledged that the NLW will increase even further, reaching two-thirds of median earnings within five years, provided economic conditions allow.</p><p>The NLW and National Minimum Wage (NMW) are the statutory minimum rates of pay and apply within the UK. We encourage employers to pay more than the minimum where they can afford to do so.</p><p>Collective bargaining is largely a matter for individual employers, their employees and their trade unions. The UK complies with its international obligations, including International Labour Organisation conventions on the right to organise and collective bargaining, and we encourage other countries to do the same.</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 1116 more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T15:45:04.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:45:04.697Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4603
unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1150078
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Living Wage more like this
unstar 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 the Answer of 3 October 2019 to Question 291050 on Living Wage, whether she plans to encourage companies operating in the UK to ensure that workers in other countries in its supply chain are paid a living wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
star this property uin 1116 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) in 2016 gave low-paid workers the fastest pay rise in almost 20 years. In April 2019 it increased again by 4.9% to £8.21. Last month, my rt. hon. Friend Mr Chancellor of the Exzchequer pledged that the NLW will increase even further, reaching two-thirds of median earnings within five years, provided economic conditions allow.</p><p>The NLW and National Minimum Wage (NMW) are the statutory minimum rates of pay and apply within the UK. We encourage employers to pay more than the minimum where they can afford to do so.</p><p>Collective bargaining is largely a matter for individual employers, their employees and their trade unions. The UK complies with its international obligations, including International Labour Organisation conventions on the right to organise and collective bargaining, and we encourage other countries to do the same.</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 1115 more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T15:45:04.75Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:45:04.75Z
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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 Preet Kaur Gill more like this
1150092
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Working Hours more like this
unstar 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 assessment her Department has made of the effect on the economy of reducing the working week to 32 hours. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk more like this
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John Lamont more like this
star this property uin 1122 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>A shorter week can create practical challenges in treating all parts of the organisation fairly, and may even limit some employees’ flexibility. While there is evidence that a shorter working week can lead to higher productivity, the extent to which this would offset lost output from reduced hours is unclear.</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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less than 2019-10-21T16:22:59.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:22:59.557Z
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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 John Lamont more like this
1150098
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Thomas Cook: Insolvency more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will provide former employees of Thomas Cook with (a) retraining opportunities and (b) loans to start new businesses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Ms Lisa Forbes more like this
star this property uin 1123 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Business Secretary has convened a special cross-government taskforce alongside local stakeholders to support employees, local stakeholders and supply chains. The taskforce is considering existing support schemes available and will also monitor local business impacts.</p><p> </p><p>The Rapid Response Service is already helping people find a new job as soon as possible by offering tailored support. This includes training to update skills, learn new ones and gain industry recognised certification that will improve employability.</p><p> </p><p>The Business Board of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, in partnership with Peterborough City Council, has developed a package of support for those affected locally which includes a dedicated advice service. This will support former employees with re-employment or with advice on starting a business of their own, and support businesses in a position to take on redundant employees. It will also provide advice and funding for businesses affected in the supply chain.</p>
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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less than 2019-10-21T16:17:54.34Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:17:54.34Z
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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 Ms Lisa Forbes more like this
1150130
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Restaurants: Gratuities more like this
unstar 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, when she plans to bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that restaurant staff receive 100 per cent of their tips. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington South more like this
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Faisal Rashid more like this
star this property uin 1131 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Employment (Allocation of Tips) Bill, announced as part of the Queen’s Speech, is a key part of the Government’s commitment to building fairer workplaces for all.</p><p> </p><p>The Government plans to introduce this legislation in the current Parliamentary session, requiring employers to pass on 100 per cent of tips and service charges to their workers. Where employers distribute tips, they will be required to do so fairly and transparently.</p><p> </p><p>We expect over 1 million workers to benefit from this legislation, many of whom earn the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage.</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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less than 2019-10-21T15:49:22.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:49:22.327Z
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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 Faisal Rashid more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Disclosure of Information: EU Law more like this
unstar 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, whether she plans to implement in full the EU Directive 2018/0106 on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of European law. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
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Justin Madders more like this
star this property uin 545 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Under the current terms of EU exit, the UK is not required to transpose the Directive into UK law. After the UK leaves the EU it will be for the UK to decide which rights and protections to introduce or enhance in law.</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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less than 2019-10-21T16:23:45.72Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:23:45.72Z
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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 Justin Madders more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Tickets: Sales more like this
unstar this property house id 1 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 the Consumer White Paper will be published, and whether that paper will include improved protections for online ticket purchases. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
star this property uin 501 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>We intend to bring forward a comprehensive package for consumers as soon as possible. This will ensure consumers continue to enjoy competitive prices, quality products and services and that vulnerable consumers are treated fairly.</p><p>There is statutory protection for online ticket purchases and enforcement action is being taken where necessary.</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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less than 2019-10-21T15:48:05.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:48:05.97Z
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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 Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
1149485
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 remove filter
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 Thomas Cook: Insolvency more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many requests the Insolvency Service has received for redundancy payments from Thomas Cook employees; and how many of those request were from head office employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Ms Lisa Forbes more like this
star this property uin 737 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 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>The Insolvency Service’s Redundancy Payments Service has received claims from 7,186 former Thomas Cook employees. 462 of these have specifically stated in their claim that Peterborough was their place of work, though it is not mandatory to do so.</p><p> </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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less than 2019-10-21T15:58:47.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T15:58:47.597Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4717
unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Lisa Forbes more like this