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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 more like this
hansard heading Manufacturing Industries 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, 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 thisremove minimum value filter
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
478
label Biography information for Frank Field 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 more like this
hansard heading Commonwealth: Plastics 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, 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 more like this
hansard heading Fireworks: Packaging 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, 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 more like this
hansard heading Fireworks: Children 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, 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
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 more like this
hansard heading Fracking: Lancashire 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, 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
answer
answer
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
remove maximum value filtermore 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
1002093
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 more like this
hansard heading Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to Answer of 1 November 2018 to Question 182295 on Renewable energy: feed-in tariffs, what estimate he has made of the additional cost to consumer bills from (a) photovoltaic and (b) non-photovoltaic installations through the export tariff of the feed-in-tariff in the financial year 2017-18. more like this
tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
tabling member printed
Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
uin 188176 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Figures are not yet available for 2017/18, and are not split by technology. Total deemed export payments under the Feed-in Tariff scheme in 2016/17 were £48,790,253.</p><p> </p><p>More information can be found in Ofgem’s annual reports on the FIT scheme: <a href="https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/feed-tariff-fit-annual-report-2016-17" target="_blank">https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/feed-tariff-fit-annual-report-2016-17</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 2018-11-12T17:40:58.41Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:40:58.41Z
answering member
3974
label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
tabling member
4396
label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
1002562
registered interest false more like this
date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-06
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 more like this
hansard heading Energy: Private Rented Housing 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many private rented homes require additional energy efficiency installations costing between £2,500 and £3,500 in each (a) region and (b) council authority area. more like this
tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
tabling member printed
Mary Creagh more like this
uin 188781 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
answer text <p>Analysis of private rented housing data indicates that approximately 72,000 properties will receive packages of measures costing between £2,500 and £3,500 under amended Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Regulations. On average, tenants benefitting from improvements under these regulations will see their energy costs fall by £180 per year.</p><p> </p><p>Due of the comparatively small sample size used to model those private rented sector properties with F and G energy efficiency ratings, we are unable to reliably break the above subset of properties down by region or council authority area.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Devizes more like this
answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:39:47.177Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:39:47.177Z
answering member
3974
label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
tabling member
1579
label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
1002593
registered interest false more like this
date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-06
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 more like this
hansard heading Wind Power 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of UK energy consumption is provided by (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind farms. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 188741 more like this
answer
answer
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 2017, the proportion of UK electricity demand<sup> (1)</sup> met by (a) onshore wind was 8.2 per cent and (b) by offshore wind was 5.9 per cent<sup> (2)</sup>.</p><p> </p><p><sup>(1) </sup>UK electricity demand was met by UK electricity generation and net imports.</p><p><sup>(2) </sup>Data is taken from the Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) 2018 from tables DUKES 5.1 for demand and DUKES 6.4 for wind generation: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/electricity-chapter-5-digest-of-united-kingdom-energy-statistics-dukes" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/electricity-chapter-5-digest-of-united-kingdom-energy-statistics-dukes</a></p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/renewable-sources-of-energy-chapter-6-digest-of-united-kingdom-energy-statistics-dukes" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/renewable-sources-of-energy-chapter-6-digest-of-united-kingdom-energy-statistics-dukes</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 2018-11-12T17:38:22.463Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:38:22.463Z
answering member
3974
label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1002656
registered interest false more like this
date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-06
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 more like this
hansard heading Renewable Energy: EU Law 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to transpose the provisions of the EU Renewable Energy Directive II into UK law when the UK leaves the EU. more like this
tabling member constituency Bootle more like this
tabling member printed
Peter Dowd more like this
uin 188863 more like this
answer
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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>Leaving the EU will not affect the UK's commitment to domestic and international efforts to tackle climate change. Renewable technologies now form a very significant part of the UK’s energy mix and will continue to do so into the future. Renewable energy will have a key role to play in delivering our ambitious Clean Growth Strategy.</p><p>The UK will consider the extent of our longer term cooperation with the EU on renewable energy as part of the wider EU Exit negotiations on our future energy partnership.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Devizes more like this
answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-11-12T17:37:12.07Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:37:12.07Z
answering member
3974
label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
tabling member
4397
label Biography information for Peter Dowd more like this
1002723
registered interest false more like this
date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-06
answering body
Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept id 53 more like this
answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
hansard heading Government Departments: Internet more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many Government departments are using a protective domain name system. more like this
tabling member constituency Leigh more like this
tabling member printed
Jo Platt more like this
uin 188906 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>There are several commercial Protective DNS services available alongside the one provided by the NCSC. We do not hold the figure on how many Departments use these commercial providers and can only provide information for those using the NCSC offer. Of the 45 ministerial and non-ministerial departments there are 25 using, or are in the process of adopting the NCSC service. GSG and NCSC are actively working with Departments to adopt the use of the PDNS service.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:28:37.55Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:28:37.55Z
answering member
15
label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
tabling member
4673
label Biography information for Jo Platt more like this