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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Disability more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that estate agents are trained to help disabled people find suitable accommodation. more like this
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Lord Swinfen more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-28more like thismore than 2014-07-28
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government has no plans to provide training in this specific area. However, we understand the National Association of Estate Agents provides customer services training for those employed in this field including understanding the customer’s needs. It is in the interests of Estate Agents to understand the needs of all their potential customers, including the disabled customers, so that they can compete effectively to win new business and grow. The Government sets the open, market framework in which companies can compete for business on fair terms.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government does however encourage companies to make their businesses more accessible to disabled people and embrace the positive business opportunities presented by disabled customers; guidance is available on the gov.uk website for both employees and employers. It covers what businesses must do to comply with the law, to ensure that everyone they employ or serve is treated equally and according to their needs.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe remove filter
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less than 2014-07-28T14:40:12.1123792Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-28T14:40:12.1123792Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Swinfen more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Regional Growth Fund: North East more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much of each of the first four allocations of Regional Growth Fund for the north-east has been spent. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-21more like thismore than 2014-07-21
star this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The North East has been allocated £240.8 million across Rounds 1-4 of the Regional Growth Fund. This is expected to create or safeguard 25,700 jobs and leverage £1.1 billion of private sector investment. The table below shows the total allocation by Round, the amount that has been paid out and the amount spent. The North East has been allocated £57 million in Round 5.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Round </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Allocation (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount paid to date (£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent to date (£m)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>£34.3</p></td><td><p>£33.8</p></td><td><p>£33.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>£64.3</p></td><td><p>£56.3</p></td><td><p>£54.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>£112.5</p></td><td><p>£45.9</p></td><td><p>£29.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>£29.7</p></td><td><p>£2.1</p></td><td><p>£1.5</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The difference in amount paid versus amount spent relates to those regional programmes, which are paid quarterly in advance, ahead of them administering grants to small and medium-size businesses in the region.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Neville-Rolfe remove filter
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less than 2014-07-21T14:30:44.2273859Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-21T14:30:44.2273859Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this