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star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading 5G more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of Permitted Development Rights in allowing installation of infrastructure to develop the (a) existing and (b) proposed 5G mobile phone network. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
unstar this property answer text <p>We published the revised National Planning Policy Framework in 2018, setting out national planning policies for supporting high quality communications in England. These include that the planning policies and decisions of local planning authorities should support the expansion of electronic communications networks, such as 5G.</p><p>We have also introduced a range of permitted development rights to support the delivery of mobile infrastructure, including legislating for higher masts in 2016, whilst also protecting local amenity.</p><p>We hope that these measures will be used by industry, alongside proactive engagement with the planning system, to ensure delivery of 5G. However, we will keep planning regulations under review.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-04-08T15:00:06.17Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-08T15:00:06.17Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1104793
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Airbnb: North East 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the effect of AirB&B on tourism in the North East. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 236410 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
unstar this property answer text <p>DCMS has made no assessment as to the effect of AirBnB on tourism in the North East. AirBnB publish an insights document every year, which looks at the platform’s impact on the tourism sector. This can be found here: <a href="https://www.airbnbcitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/AirbnbUKInsightsReport_2018.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.airbnbcitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/AirbnbUKInsightsReport_2018.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Government supports tourism through initiatives such as the Discover England Fund which aims to develop quality, innovative tourism products across the country. Products such as the East of England Touring Route will take visitors from London up to Northumberland, developing their own individual itineraries for their journey.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Northampton North more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Ellis more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T17:00:15.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T17:00:15.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Michael Ellis more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1088530
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star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading British Business Bank more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to increase funding for the British Business Bank to match the £2.1 billion invested by the European Investment Bank in the UK in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 232011 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Businesses and infrastructure projects raise finance from the private market, with important UK government support.</p><p> </p><p>The European Investment Bank Group provides finance alongside other market participants. In 2017, the European Investment Bank, which predominantly invests in infrastructure projects, invested EUR 1.84bn in the UK. Its SME risk-finance focused subsidiary, the European Investment Fund, invested EUR 61.05m in UK operations in 2017.</p><p> </p><p>As we leave the EU, we continue to actively explore options for a future relationship with the European Investment Bank Group, and the government has a range of existing tools in place to support infrastructure and SME finance, including the £40 billion UK Guarantees Scheme for infrastructure projects. At Spring Statement, the government published a consultation on its existing tools for supporting infrastructure finance and the way they are delivered.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The British Business Bank supports access to finance for smaller businesses. Its programmes are supporting more than £5.9bn of finance to over 82,000 businesses. The British Business Bank has capacity to make venture capital commitments this year exceeding the combined average annual commitments from the European Investment Fund and British Business Bank in the three years preceding the referendum. In addition, at Budget 2018, the Chancellor announced if no future relationship with the EIB Group is in place when the UK leaves the EU, the government will provide the British Business Bank with new resources to enable it to make up to £200m additional investment in venture capital and growth finance in 2019/20. The government stands ready to deliver its commitment in all circumstances.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-03-18T13:21:59.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-18T13:21:59.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Company Accounts: Research 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, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of requiring companies to publish reports on on their R&D spend. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 242131 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The ONS publish annual R&amp;D statistics, including Business Enterprise R&amp;D (BERD). BERD statistics are based on a business survey and include analysis of regional and sectoral trends. We use the ONS statistics to track progress towards our commitment of increasing overall investment in R&amp;D to 2.4% of GDP by 2027 and 3% in the longer-term.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T13:08:29.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T13:08:29.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1088529
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star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Construction: Finance 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, how the Construction Sector Deal funding will be disbursed; and how he plans to assess the effect of that funding on that sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 232010 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
unstar this property answer text <p>As part of the Construction Sector Deal, £170m has been allocated through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, to support three sets of activity, Firstly, £72m for a Construction Innovation Hub, which will develop and commercialise digital and offsite manufacturing technologies. Secondly, £36m for an Active Building Centre which seeks to integrate innovative energy generation and storage technologies into buildings. Finally, £59m will be disbursed to a number of university led research and industry led R&amp;D projects, through a series of competitions. The approach to evaluating the Programme funding is being developed. However, we will be publishing an update on the implementation of the Construction Sector Deal later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2019-03-18T15:11:38.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-18T15:11:38.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1105998
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star this property date less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Cybercrime: Business 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 Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps his Department has taken to help protect businesses from cyber attack after the cyber attack on Metro bank in February 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 238338 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p>Protecting UK businesses from cyber attacks is a key priority within the Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021.</p><p> </p><p>The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) works with a wide range of partners to provide advice and support to businesses and organisations across the UK, enabling them to put measures in place to protect against cyber attacks. Up to date guidance - such as the Small Business Guide for SMEs - is freely available on NCSC’s website and is underpinned by NCSC’s insights into cyber threats. The NCSC has also published its Board Toolkit to help company boards better understand cyber security.</p><p> </p><p>Government continues to engage with businesses of all types and through multiple channels to raise awareness of cyber security best practice. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the FTSE350 Cyber Governance Health Check for the UK’s leading firms; Ministers have recently undertaken a series of industry roundtables to drive action on cyber security, and DCMS has worked with Home Office to deliver the Cyber Aware campaign for businesses.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T14:23:00.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T14:23:00.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1088532
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star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading European Bioinformatics Institute: Finance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to Spring Statement 2019, whether NPIF funding to the European Bioinformatics Institute refers to the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah remove filter
star this property uin 232013 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The £45m investment in the European Bioinformatics Institute is funded from the additional £7bn committed for research and innovation from the National Productivity Investment Fund. This will deliver a 20% uplift to government R&amp;D investment between 2017 and 2022 – the largest increase for 40 years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss more like this
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less than 2019-03-18T11:17:29.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-18T11:17:29.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
1104794
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Holiday Accommodation: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the taxation rate for online accommodation booking businesses. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 236411 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-28more like thismore than 2019-03-28
unstar this property answer text <p>There is no difference in the VAT treatment of business activity based on the mode of delivery. UK VAT rules apply equally to accommodation bookings, whether made online or not.</p><p> </p><p>The government also announced a new Digital Services Tax at Budget 2018. From April 2020 this will apply a 2% tax to the UK revenues of search engines, social media platforms and online marketplaces, and is forecast to raise £1.5bn over four years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2019-03-28T17:06:06.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T17:06:06.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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1104792
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star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Hotels: Competition more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will ask the Competition and Markets Authority to investigate the level and effectiveness of competition in online hotel booking. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property uin 236409 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-01more like thismore than 2019-04-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Competition and Markets Authority has investigated and taken enforcement action against six major online hotel booking sites for alleged breaches of consumer protection legislation. It is also writing to other hotel booking sites setting out expectations, particularly regarding pressure selling, transparency of ordering of search results, discounts and charges so that competition enables consumers to find the best deal for them.</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 2019-04-01T12:12:25.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-01T12:12:25.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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110838
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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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Refugees 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 Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the ability of local authorities to re-house refugees in respect of the notice period refugees are given to vacate premises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Successful asylum seekers who are granted refugee status are eligible to be allocated social housing and to receive homelessness assistance. Where they apply for social housing, they will have their housing needs considered on the same basis as other eligible applicants in accordance with the local council’s housing allocation scheme.</p><p>Households moving from Home Office Asylum support comprised 0.2 per cent of new local authority lettings in 2017/18 with less than 200 households.</p><p>Households with a refugee lead tenant comprised 0.8 per cent of new local authority housing lettings in 2017/18 at less than 700 households.</p><p>(Source: CORE lettings data 2017/18)</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2019-03-21T15:44:51.717Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-21T15:44:51.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this