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1000228
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading INEOS: Tees Valley more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support the Government plans to provide to Ineos for choosing the South Tees Development Corporation site as the manufacturing location of that company’s Projekt Grenadier 4x4 vehicles. more like this
tabling member constituency Redcar more like this
tabling member printed
Anna Turley more like this
uin 187360 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Government has a long-standing programme of support to maintain the competitiveness of the UK automotive sector. This includes the Automotive Sector Deal. This is a joint strategic vision for how government and industry will work together to respond to the Grand Challenges of the Industrial Strategy, such as Clean Growth and the Future of Mobility.</p><p> </p><p>The Department has maintained close engagement with INEOS throughout their process and has met with the company and members of the South Tees Development Corporation on several occasions. We continue to promote UK options with INEOS, and stand ready to support in any way we can.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Watford more like this
answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:26:04.187Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:04.187Z
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
4449
label Biography information for Anna Turley more like this
1000234
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Manufacturing Industries more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
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
tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
tabling member printed
Frank Field more like this
uin 187311 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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
answering member constituency Watford more like this
answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:28:04.48Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:04.48Z
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
1000270
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Iron and Steel: USA more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the effect the US Steel tariffs have had on the UK steel sector since they came into place. more like this
tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
tabling member printed
Gill Furniss more like this
uin 187382 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>We are working closely with affected companies across the UK steel industry to fully evaluate the impact of these measures on the UK. The total value of US imports of steel from the UK in 2017 was £360m which amounts to 7% of UK steel exports.</p><p> </p><p>We remain deeply disappointed that the US has decided to apply tariffs to steel and aluminium imports from the EU on national security grounds. The UK and other European Union countries are close allies of the US and should be permanently and fully exempted from the tariffs.</p><p> </p><p>We will continue to work closely with the EU and US Administration to seek a constructive, permanent resolution to avoid further escalation that would harm businesses and consumers in both the US and EU.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Watford more like this
answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:26:15.247Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:15.247Z
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
4571
label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this
1000278
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Commonwealth: Plastics more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding the Government plans to allocate to research to help Commonwealth countries prevent plastic waste from entering the oceans. more like this
tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
tabling member printed
Dr Matthew Offord more like this
uin 187345 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>In April, the Government set out its intention to work with other Commonwealth countries to develop a Marine Plastics Research and Innovation Framework and announced up to £25 million as part of the UK’s contribution. In addition, the Government announced several other Commonwealth programmes, totalling up to £41.4 million, that support capacity building, including research activities, to prevent plastic entering the world’s oceans and rivers.</p> more like this
answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:28:12.69Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:12.69Z
answering member
3980
label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
tabling member
4006
label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
1000313
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Fireworks: Packaging more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to introduce graphic warnings on fireworks packaging. more like this
tabling member constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge more like this
tabling member printed
Angela Smith more like this
uin 187354 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The Government promotes the safe and responsible use of fireworks by consumers and there is strict legislation in place which regulates their supply and use. The Government is currently working with a range of stakeholders to raise consumer awareness on firework safety.</p><p> </p><p>Under current UK legislation, there are clear requirements on manufacturers to categorise and label fireworks according to their explosive content, safety distances, noise level, or similar. The label must include instructions on safety distances and means of ignition and safety messages.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has no plans to amend legislation on firework packaging.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:28:22.66Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:22.66Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
1564
label Biography information for Angela Smith more like this
1000314
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-02more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Fireworks: Children more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure young children are protected from firework-related injuries. more like this
tabling member constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge more like this
tabling member printed
Angela Smith more like this
uin 187355 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The Government promotes the safe and responsible use of fireworks by consumers and there is strict legislation in place which regulates their supply and use.</p><p> </p><p>There are age restrictions in place which prevent the sale of fireworks to those under the age of 16 or 18 dependent on the classification of firework. The law also prohibits those under 18 possessing any category F2 or F3 fireworks in a public place subject to very limited exceptions.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is currently working with industry, retailers, charities and others such as the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and Netmums to promote the safe and responsible use of fireworks and to raise consumer awareness on firework safety.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:28:32.303Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:32.303Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
1564
label Biography information for Angela Smith more like this
1001920
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Iron and Steel: Tees Valley more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment the Government has made of the potential merits of providing support to to steel companies for the construction of electric arc furnaces on Teesside; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Redcar more like this
tabling member printed
Anna Turley more like this
uin 188118 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>The Government continues to work with Mayor Ben Houchen and the Tees Valley Combined Authority to promote new investment in the Tees Valley, including in the materials sector. Discussions with potential investors are at various stages of maturity and remain commercially sensitive. Any proposals that request public funding will be assessed for their robustness and the value for money it would represent.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Watford more like this
answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:26:26.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:26.317Z
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
4449
label Biography information for Anna Turley more like this
1001980
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Fracking: Lancashire more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what comparative assessment his Department has made of geological activity in Fylde (a) since the commencement of exploratory drilling at the Preston New Road Shale Gas site and (b) prior to such drilling. more like this
tabling member constituency Fylde more like this
tabling member printed
Mark Menzies more like this
uin 188137 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>This is publicly available information:</p><p><a href="https://www.bgs.ac.uk/research/groundwater/shaleGas/monitoring/lancashire.html" target="_blank">https://www.bgs.ac.uk/research/groundwater/shaleGas/monitoring/lancashire.html</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Devizes more like this
answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:43:10.943Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:43:10.943Z
answering member
3974
label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
tabling member
3998
label Biography information for Mark Menzies more like this
1001988
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Fireworks: Noise more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department plans to amend the regulations on the sale or use of fireworks (a) to reduce the maximum decibel level of fireworks purchasable by the general public and (b) encourage the use of low noise fireworks. more like this
tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
tabling member printed
Martyn Day more like this
uin 188142 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Government takes firework safety very seriously and the Office for Product Safety and Standards is working with industry, retailers, charities and others, including RoSPA, to promote the safe, responsible, and considerate use of fireworks.</p><p> </p><p>There are already controls on noise levels for fireworks and it is an offence to supply fireworks exceeding 120 decibels to the public. There are no plans to amend the regulations to reduce this level.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:26:36.137Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:26:36.137Z
answering member
4487
label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
tabling member
4488
label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
1002084
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
hansard heading Offshore Industry: Carbon Emissions more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons remove filter
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 5 November 2018 to Question 184876 on North Sea Oil, what assessment he has made of the effect of continued investment in new oil and gas on compliance with the timeframes set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the transition to a low-carbon economy. more like this
tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
uin 188001 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
answer text <p>Oil and gas will continue to play an important role as part of the energy mix for decades to come. As we continue to move to a low carbon economy we need to ensure we have a balanced energy mix, so we have a reliable, clean and affordable energy system. This means that in the medium term there will be a role for oil and gas; currently over 85% of the population use gas for heating and around 65% for cooking, with UK Continental Shelf oil and gas production still equivalent to around half of demand.</p><p> </p><p>We are leading the world in our response to the special report on global warming of 1.5°C – commissioning the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for their advice on the implications of the Paris Agreement for the UK’s long-term emissions reduction targets, just one week after its publication. As part of this, we have requested that they provide evidence on how reductions in line with the CCC’s recommendations might be delivered in key sectors of the economy and we will consider their advice carefully when it is received.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>As part of this, we have requested that they provide evidence on how reductions in line with the CCC’s recommendations might be delivered in key sectors of the economy and we will consider their advice carefully when it is received.</p>
answering member constituency Devizes more like this
answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-15T16:39:27.547Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T16:39:27.547Z
answering member
3974
label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
tabling member
304
label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this