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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Technology and Innovation Centres: South West more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the merits of siting the new Energy Systems Catapult project in Devon, Cornwall or Somerset. more like this
tabling member constituency Exeter more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
uin 227988 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
answer text <p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
230
label Biography information for Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
227699
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Science: Research more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether (a) the Centre for Life in Newcastle and (b) other service centres are eligible for funding from his Department's Inspiring Science Capital Fund. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 227755 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-23more like thismore than 2015-03-23
answer text <p>The Inspiring Science Capital fund is currently in an early stage of development. The eligibility for funding will be confirmed in due course.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-23T16:00:31.873Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-23T16:00:31.873Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
228120
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept id 58 more like this
answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
hansard heading ICT: North of England more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, when he plans to publish the business plan for Tech North. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 228278 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-23more like thismore than 2015-03-23
answer text <p>TechNorth works closely with a range of partners representative of the local digital business infrastructure, including entrepreneurs and investors from digital clusters in Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool, Hull and the North East cluster (Newcastle, Sunderland and Tees Valley).</p><p> </p><p>The TechNorth team will coordinate the existing support and expertise across the region as part of Tech City UK's nationwide objectives, to:</p><p>- drive the success of digital entrepreneurs by improving the supply of (and removing barriers to) skills, talent, investment and infrastructure and</p><p>- drive the success of the digital ecosystem and increased connectivity across the UK.</p><p> </p><p>Tech City UK is concluding the process of recruitment for the new Head of TechNorth and other senior roles. Once the senior team is in place it will develop a detailed business plan by June 2015, working with the northern tech community.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
grouped question UIN 228287 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-03-23T13:46:30.003Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-23T13:46:30.003Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
228119
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept id 58 more like this
answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
hansard heading ICT: North of England more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what remit Tech North will have to work with existing business infrastructure in the North. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 228287 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-23more like thismore than 2015-03-23
answer text <p>TechNorth works closely with a range of partners representative of the local digital business infrastructure, including entrepreneurs and investors from digital clusters in Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool, Hull and the North East cluster (Newcastle, Sunderland and Tees Valley).</p><p> </p><p>The TechNorth team will coordinate the existing support and expertise across the region as part of Tech City UK's nationwide objectives, to:</p><p>- drive the success of digital entrepreneurs by improving the supply of (and removing barriers to) skills, talent, investment and infrastructure and</p><p>- drive the success of the digital ecosystem and increased connectivity across the UK.</p><p> </p><p>Tech City UK is concluding the process of recruitment for the new Head of TechNorth and other senior roles. Once the senior team is in place it will develop a detailed business plan by June 2015, working with the northern tech community.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
grouped question UIN 228278 more like this
question first answered
less than 2015-03-23T13:46:30.117Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-23T13:46:30.117Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
229319
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept id 58 more like this
answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
hansard heading Regional Planning and Development more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what progress he has made on implementing local growth deals. more like this
tabling member constituency Bradford East more like this
tabling member printed
Mr David Ward more like this
uin 908258 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
answer text <p>Local Enterprise Partnerships have made good progress in implementing their Growth Deals, supported by Government.</p><p>The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership has a large portfolio of projects ready to start in 2015.</p><p>Government has allocated £627million to the Leeds City Region Growth Deal, this will leverage £640m of other funding. Over the lifetime of the Deal the Local Enterprise Partnership estimates that up to 10,000 jobs could be created and 2,000 new homes built.</p><p>Government has also agreed longer term funding for the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund. This could deliver 30 transport schemes worth over £1billion.</p><p>The Chancellor announced the Devolution Deal with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in last week’s Budget. This will give West Yorkshire new powers over skills, business support and transport.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-24T15:31:58.597Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:31:58.597Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3923
label Biography information for Mr David Ward more like this
229315
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept id 58 more like this
answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
hansard heading Devolution: Rural Areas more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what plans he has to devolve further powers to rural areas. more like this
tabling member constituency Colne Valley more like this
tabling member printed
Jason McCartney more like this
uin 908259 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
answer text <p>Devolution to local areas is important to this Government and we have a proud record - the Localism Act, the creation of Local Enterprise Partnerships, the Local Government Finance Act, and the devolution of at least £12bn through Growth Deals which provide all areas the country to build on their economic potential.</p><p>The Chancellor also announced further devolution to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, which will benefit both rural and urban areas in West Yorkshire including Colne Valley.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-24T15:32:26.15Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:32:26.15Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3953
label Biography information for Jason McCartney more like this
229317
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
answering body
Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept id 58 more like this
answering dept short name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
answering dept sort name Deputy Prime Minister more like this
hansard heading Regional Planning and Development: Shropshire more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Deputy Prime Minister, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the implementation of Shropshire's Growth Deal. more like this
tabling member constituency Shrewsbury and Atcham more like this
tabling member printed
Daniel Kawczynski more like this
uin 908262 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-24more like thismore than 2015-03-24
answer text <p>So far, £7bn has been awarded to Local Enterprise Partnerships through Growth Deals. £83m has been awarded to the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership which includes £11.6m for projects in Shropshire, including £5m for super-fast broadband, £4.2m for the construction of the Oxon Link Road near Shrewsbury, and £2.4m for the Shrewsbury Integrated Transport Package which will upgrade six major junctions to ease congestion in and around the town.</p><p>In the recent Marches Growth Deal Expansion the Government also committed to support the development of a new university college at Shrewsbury, an initiative being supported by a £17m loan from the Public Works Loan Board.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-24T15:32:48.847Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-24T15:32:48.847Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
1566
label Biography information for Daniel Kawczynski more like this
227773
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-17more like thisremove minimum value filter
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Adult Education more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many adults were enrolled on (a) Level 4, (b) Level 5 and (c) Level 6 courses in England in each of the last five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge more like this
tabling member printed
Angela Smith more like this
uin 227916 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-25more like thismore than 2015-03-25
answer text <p>The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) collects and publishes statistics on students enrolled at UK Higher Education Providers.</p><p> </p><p>Table 1b of the Statistical First Release ‘Higher Education Enrolments and Qualifications Obtained in the UK 2013/14’ provides the number of enrolments at both Higher Education Institutions and Further Education Colleges by qualification aim.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.hesa.ac.uk/sfr210" target="_blank">https://www.hesa.ac.uk/sfr210</a></p><p> </p><p>Information on how higher education qualification aims are ascribed to the National Vocational Qualification Levels is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.hesa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_studrec&amp;task=show_file&amp;mnl=13051&amp;href=a%5e_%5eCOURSEAIM.html" target="_blank">https://www.hesa.ac.uk/index.php?option=com_studrec&amp;task=show_file&amp;mnl=13051&amp;href=a^_^COURSEAIM.html</a></p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-25T15:04:20.023Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-25T15:04:20.023Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
previous answer version
52018
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
1564
label Biography information for Angela Smith more like this
228471
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Postgraduate Education more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to paragraph 1.179 of Budget 2015, what estimate he has made of how many PhD and post-graduate students in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) England, (d) Wales and (e) Northern Ireland will receive the proposed financial support in each of the next five years. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Pamela Nash more like this
uin 228325 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-26more like thismore than 2015-03-26
answer text <p>We are consulting on how best to implement the policy as part of a wider review into how to broaden and strengthen support for postgraduate researchers. We will be working with employers, universities and students to make sure the scheme meets the most pressing needs.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Higher Education Statistics Agency collects and publishes data on student entrants, enrolments and qualifiers at UK Higher Education Institutions.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-26T14:38:15.203Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-26T14:38:15.203Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
3909
label Biography information for Pamela Nash more like this
228501
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-03-19more like thismore than 2015-03-19
answering body
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept id 26 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
hansard heading Infrastructure more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to paragraph 1.185 of Budget 2015, which bodies he expects to provide co-funding for the Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities; and what steps he is taking to encourage such co-funding. more like this
tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
tabling member printed
Chi Onwurah more like this
uin 228495 more like this
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answer
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2015-03-26more like thismore than 2015-03-26
answer text <p>The Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities consortium is identifying potential industrial and institutional co-investors as part of the business case development for this initiative. Government is ready to support leveraged funding where appropriate.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
answering member printed Greg Clark remove filter
question first answered
less than 2015-03-26T14:35:53.077Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-26T14:35:53.077Z
answering member
1578
label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
tabling member
4124
label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this