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1149872
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Domestic Appliances: Repairs and Maintenance 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will make it her policy to introduce regulations comparable to EU right to repair regulations for appliances after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 1012 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government supports measures which help to reduce the environmental impact of appliances and earlier this year voted in favour of new EU ecodesign measures which aim to improve both the energy efficiency and resource efficiency of products, for example by requiring them to be more easily repairable.</p><p> </p><p>Although the UK will not be subject to these new ecodesign rules which will take effect after we have left the EU, we intend to consult on new UK ecodesign measures, including both energy efficiency requirements and requirements on repairability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T13:24:09.01Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T13:24:09.01Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1149918
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading UK Emissions Trading Scheme 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment the Government has made of the potential economic effect on the energy intensive industries to be included in its proposed UK emissions trading scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 1023 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government response to the public consultation on the future of UK carbon pricing, jointly undertaken by the Government and Devolved Administrations earlier this year, will include consideration of the impacts of the policy on energy intensive industries. The Government’s response to the consultation will be published in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T11:55:39.64Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T11:55:39.64Z
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4134
star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
1149920
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fireworks: Sales 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 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
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star 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 more like this
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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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4465
unstar this property label Biography information for Ronnie Cowan more like this
1149884
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 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Thomas Cook: Insolvency 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate she has made of the number of the Thomas Cook employees who have been made redundant in each region of the UK. 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 1082 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Dissolution.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T16:56:25.39Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:56:25.39Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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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
1149885
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Thomas Cook: Insolvency 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will make new capital grant funding available to businesses in Peterborough to generate jobs after the collapse of Thomas Cook. 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 1083 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The National Taskforce for Thomas Cook aims to ensure support for employees and for the local economies most affected by the liquidation.</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> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T12:57:47.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T12:57:47.553Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4717
unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Lisa Forbes more like this
1149886
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Thomas Cook: Insolvency 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will take steps to help ensure that the site of the former Thomas Cook headquarters in Peterborough is used to generate future employment. 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 1084 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>Local partners, including Opportunity Peterborough and Peterborough City Council, are exploring how best to create future employment at the former Peterborough HQ site and secure future investment into the City, working with the Thomas Cook Trust Fund and local and national property agents.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-10-23T12:58:04.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T12:58:04.477Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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703
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
star this property answering member
4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4717
unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Lisa Forbes 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
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Collective Bargaining 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 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star 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 more like this
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
unstar this property tabling member
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
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Living Wage 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 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star 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 more like this
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
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Working Hours 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 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star 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 more like this
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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
star this property answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Thomas Cook: Insolvency 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 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star 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 more like this
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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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4717
unstar this property label Biography information for Ms Lisa Forbes more like this