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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-23more like thismore than 2016-03-23
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: Disability 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, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure that people with disabilities receive support to start small business enterprises. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow remove filter
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-12more like thismore than 2016-04-12
unstar this property answer text <p>Our approach is to ensure help is available to all who want to start and grow a business, including individuals with disabilities. The Business Support Helpline provides bespoke advice to anyone who needs it. Currently around 1% of callers to the Helpline state they have a disability. It can send information in large fonts or braille and also provides a text phone service. Material is also available on <a href="http://www.gov.uk" target="_blank">www.gov.uk</a>.</p><p>The Start-Up Loans programme provides loans and mentoring support. It operates through a network of delivery partners who adhere to FCA Regulations on Treating Customers Fairly, which include reference to the treatment of customers with a disability.</p><p>The Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) New Enterprise Allowance provides funding and advice to people on certain benefits to help them start their own business. It supported 15,500 people with disabilities between April 2011 and September 2015. DWP’s Access to Work scheme supports people with a disability, health or mental health condition to help them start working, stay in work or start a business.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2016-04-12T16:18:59.577Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-12T16:18:59.577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this