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unstar this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Manufacturing Industries 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 estimate his Department has made of the number of manufacturing companies that have (a) shortened their supply chains and (b) relocated their production to the UK from abroad in each of the last five years for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 187311 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>No such estimates are available from official sources. Our ambitious Industrial Strategy comprises policies to build an economy fit for the future, helping to foster a competitive environment where businesses can have the confidence to invest in UK manufacturing and thrive.</p><p> </p><p>Around 20% of the 2,072 new inward FDI projects in 2017/18 were in the areas of advanced manufacturing and life sciences. Across the Automotive, Aerospace, and the Advanced Engineering Supply Chain over the same period, DIT supported 320 inward investments into the UK, creating or securing 7,500 jobs in the UK.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington remove filter
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less than 2018-11-12T17:28:04.48Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:04.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Cleaning Services more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which service providers are contracted to carry out third party cleaning contracts for his (a) Department and (b) executive agencies; if he will list all of the services delivered by third party contractors to his (i) Department and (ii) executive agencies; and how many people working for those third party contractors are paid less than the Living Wage as defined by the Living Wage Foundation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 211109 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-31more like thismore than 2019-01-31
star this property answer text <p>We value all of our staff and they all deserve a fair and competitive wage, whether they are directly employed or working through our contractors. The Department has agreed with its facilities management contractor that they will align the pay of their cleaning, catering, mailroom and security staff to the appropriate median rates for that occupation, as identified in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. The median applies from 1 March 2019 and will be aligned annually.</p><p> </p><p>From 1 March 2019 cleaning services will be delivered to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and our key agencies[1] by ISS.</p><p> </p><p>ISS provide a total facilities management service covering all building support services aside from catering.</p><p> </p><p>We do not hold detailed pay data for contractor employees. Specific rates are a matter for each individual contractor, but assurances are provided to ensure full compliance with the requirements of the National Living Wage. In April 2019 Government will increase the National Living Wage to £8.21 per hour. This is an above inflation increase that will see a full-time minimum wage worker over £2,750 better off over the course of a year compared to when the policy was introduced.</p><p> </p><p>[1] Land Registry, Companies House, Intellectual Property Office, Insolvency Service, Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service and UKRI (Polaris House)</p>
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2019-01-31T17:57:18.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-31T17:57:18.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-02-01more like thismore than 2019-02-01
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Pay more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2019 to Question 211109 on Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Contracts, if he will set out the rates of pay in numeric format of staff employed through his Department's facilities management contractor to undertake work for his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 215557 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>Specific rates are a matter for each individual contractor, but assurances are provided to ensure full compliance with the requirements of the National Living Wage. In April 2019 Government will increase the National Living Wage to £8.21 per hour. This is an above inflation increase that will see a full-time minimum wage worker over £2,750 better off over the course of a year compared to when the policy was introduced.</p><p>We value all of our staff and they all deserve a fair and competitive wage, whether they are directly employed or working through our contractors. The Department has agreed with its facilities management contractor that they will align the pay of their cleaning, catering, mailroom and security staff to the appropriate median rates for that occupation, as identified in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. The median applies from 1 March 2019 and will be aligned annually.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T15:18:26.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T15:18:26.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his oral contribution of 4 February 2019, Official Report column 73, how many car manufacturers operating in the UK have (a) applied successfully, (b) applied unsuccessfully and (c) not applied for support through those programmes conducted independently of the Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 216983 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government has continued to support the automotive sector via a number of routes including the Regional Growth Fund to support individual investment projects and the Advanced Propulsion Centre which is aimed at research and development to bring forward the next generation of low carbon technologies to keep the UK at the cutting edge of low carbon automotive innovations.</p><p> </p><p>The number of awards made by these routes are set out in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Scheme</p></td><td><p>(a) – number of UK car manufacturers which have applied successfully<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>(b) – number of UK car manufacturers which have applied unsuccessfully<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>(c) – number of UK car manufacturers which have not applied</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Regional Growth Fund (since 2010)</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>2<sup>4</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Advanced Propulsion Centre (since 2013)<sup>6</sup></p></td><td><p>8<sup>2</sup></p></td><td><p>3<sup>3</sup></p></td><td><p>3<sup>5</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><sup>1 </sup>some companies appear in both category (a) and (b) <sup>2</sup> excludes niche vehicle manufacturers and non-passenger car vehicle makers such as bus and off highway <sup>3</sup> two further applications were withdrawn <sup>4 </sup>two volume UK car makers have never applied to RGF <sup>5 </sup>three volume UK car makers have never applied to APC <sup>6</sup>155 unique organisations are participating in APC collaborative R&amp;D projects</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2019-02-11T15:18:13.363Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-11T15:18:13.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Vauxhall Motors more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Answer of 11 February 2019 to Question 216983 on Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries, whether Vauxhall has (a) applied successfully, (b) applied unsuccessfully and (c) not applied for support through those programmes conducted independently of the Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 224516 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-27more like thismore than 2019-02-27
star this property answer text <p>As noted in my response of 11 February to Question 216983 on the motor vehicle manufacturing industry, the Government has continued to support the automotive sector via a number of routes including the Regional Growth Fund which supports individual investment projects.</p><p> </p><p>I can confirm that Vauxhall has made two applications to the Regional Growth Fund, both of which were successful.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2019-02-27T16:49:31.963Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-27T16:49:31.963Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2016-11-07more like thismore than 2016-11-07
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Pension Credit more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people receiving pension credit payments have deferred their state pension in the last 12 months. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 52159 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-17more like thismore than 2016-11-17
star this property answer text <p>The department does not hold information on those that have yet to claim their State Pension. Information on how many people receiving Pension Credit payments have deferred their State Pension is not available.</p><p>Any Pension Credit recipients who have deferred claiming their State Pension have the full value of that deferred State Pension taken into account on a pound for pound basis when calculating their entitlement to Pension Credit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2016-11-17T15:04:24.077Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-17T15:04:24.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Living Wage 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 (a) direct employees, (b) agency staff and (c) outsourced staff working for (i) his Department and (ii) agencies of his Department are paid less than the living wage, as defined by the Living Wage Foundation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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star this property uin 135685 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
star this property answer text <p>As at 1 April 2018 there are no direct employees in the core department paid less than the living wage as defined by the Living Wage Foundation.</p><p> </p><p>As at this date there are also no agency staff paid less than the living wage as defined by the Living Wage Foundation.</p><p> </p><p>We do not centrally hold details of the pay levels of staff working for outsourced companies contracted by BEIS.</p><p> </p><p>I have asked Chief Executives of the executive agencies to respond directly to the Hon. Member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2018-04-23T16:30:48.19Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-23T16:30:48.19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-07-11more like thismore than 2018-07-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment: Public Consultation 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 Government plans to publish its response to the recent consultation on employment status, which closed on 1 June 2018. more like this
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star this property uin 163000 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to providing clarity for businesses and individuals on employment status. As Matthew Taylor identified in his review, this is a complex issue and is one of the major challenges for public policy.</p><p> </p><p>We therefore need to take time to consider how best to achieve change that works for all. We are currently analysing the responses submitted to the Employment Status Consultation and will respond shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2018-07-18T16:53:47.407Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-18T16:53:47.407Z
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unstar this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries 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 steps his Department is taking to encourage an increase in the level of production of UK-made components for the UK automotive industry. more like this
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star this property uin 169064 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The level of UK content by value in domestically produced vehicles increased to 44 per cent in 2017, up from 36 per cent in 2011.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the Automotive Sector Deal, the government committed to invest £16m, subject to business case, for an industry led programme to raise the competitiveness and productivity of UK suppliers. This will support the industry’s ambition to increase level of UK content in domestically produced vehicles to 50 per cent by 2022.</p><p> </p><p>Through the government’s investment in the Advanced Propulsion Centre, Faraday Battery Challenge, and connected and autonomous vehicles, we are supporting the development of technologies that will form the basis of future low carbon and zero emission supply chains.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T15:39:26.887Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T15:39:26.887Z
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unstar this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Manufactured Goods: Consumption 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 steps the Government is taking to increase consumption of products manufactured in the UK. more like this
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star this property uin 169069 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
star this property answer text <p>Through our ambitious Industrial Strategy, we are committed to making the UK the best place in Europe to own and grow a manufacturing business. We will make sure that we are using all the tools we have to stimulate growth in all parts of the UK. That means using our record investments in infrastructure to unlock growth in every part of the country and using the major new investment in research to support innovative manufacturing businesses across the country.</p><p>As we leave the EU we remain committed to making the UK the best place in Europe to own and grow a business.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
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less than 2018-09-10T15:38:07.327Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-10T15:38:07.327Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this