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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps his Department has taken to introduce customer service training in the apprenticeship programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North remove filter
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Ann McKechin more like this
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star this property answer text <p>An apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector to meet the key requirements of the job role. In many cases this will include an aspect of customer service as many jobs recognise the importance of such skills and these will be reflected in the apprenticeship framework.</p><p> </p><p>More than 400 employers are involved in the development of new apprenticeship standards as part of our Trailblazers programme. Where they see customer service skills as crucial to an occupation, they will include these within the new employer-led standards.</p><p> </p><p>For individuals in jobs that are specific customer service roles there is a dedicated Customer Service Apprenticeship available.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ann McKechin more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, for which firms his Department has agreed bonus payments as part of the privatisation of Royal Mail; and on what criteria such payments were made. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North remove filter
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Ann McKechin more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No firms have received bonuses in relation to the sale of Royal Mail shares.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 195939 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ann McKechin more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many professional and business services special envoys have been appointed by his Department; and what the remit of those envoys is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North remove filter
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Ann McKechin more like this
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star this property answer text <p>There are currently six appointed Business Ambassadors covering the Professional and Business Services Sector: Caroline Plumb – CEO FreshMinds, Alan Parker – Chairman Brunswick Group, Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE – CEO MITIE, Rona Fairhead CBE, Will Lawes – Senior Partner Freshfields Bruchaus Deringer and Steve Varley – UK Chairman and Managing Partner (UK and Ireland) EY.</p><p> </p><p>Business Ambassadors are appointed by the Prime Minister to act as advocates of the UK, promoting the UK's excellence, economy, business environment and its reputation as the international trade and inward investment partner of choice.</p><p> </p><p>Business Ambassadors agree to undertake a programme of activities agreed with UK Trade &amp; Investment (UKTI) including, among others, holding events to promote UK businesses around the world, meeting overseas Ministers and inward missions; participating in trade missions; and providing insights into how UKTI can best deliver for business.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ann McKechin more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 26 more like this
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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many firms that advised his Department on the privatisation of Royal Mail were awarded a bonus payment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North remove filter
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Ann McKechin more like this
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star this property answer text <p>No firms have received bonuses in relation to the sale of Royal Mail shares.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 195936 more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times the industrial strategy sector council for the nuclear industry has met since it was formed. more like this
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Ann McKechin more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has worked with industry to establish Councils (where they did not already exist) for each of the eleven sectors. Each Council is a partnership that brings together industry representatives, Ministers and government officials but they operate in a way that best suits the individual needs of the sector. It is for each council to determine whether the membership and the minutes of meetings are published.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The International Education Council has met twice since it was formed. My Rt. Hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) co-chaired the meeting in September 2013 with my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise (Matthew Hancock) also in attendance. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise co-chaired the meeting in February 2014. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council</a></p><p> </p><p>The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the Council is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Industry Council has met three times and I attended on each occasion. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/" target="_blank">http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Life Sciences Sector Councils includes the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group (MISG) and the Ministerial Medical Technology Strategy Group (MMTSG). These groups have been in operation for many years. However, following the launch of the Industrial Strategy in September 2012, the groups have both met three times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my Rt. Hon. and noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality (Earl Howe) have attended each meeting but there has also been attendance from my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) and my noble Friend the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) on occasions. The membership and minutes are available:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Industry Council has met four times and has been attended by at least one Minister on each occasion (including my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State of Energy and Climate Change (Edward Davey) and myself). The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Information Economy Council has met four times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has attended three of these meetings and my Hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) chaired the fourth meeting in his absence. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership" target="_blank">https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership</a></p><p> </p><p>The Oil and Gas Council has met four times with Ministerial attendance from either my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills or myself at each meeting. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Agri-tech Council has met four times and has also held a telephone conference. There has been Ministerial attendance from both my Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science (Lord De Mauley) at three of the meetings and attendance from my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science at the fourth. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf</a></p><p>The Professional and Business Services Council has met six times since it was formed in December 2012. On each occasion at least one BIS Minister (my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, myself and/or my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Viscount Younger of Leckie) attended. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Aerospace Growth Partnership has met seven times since it was formed in 2011 with each meeting co-chaired by myself.</p><p> </p><p>The Automotive Council has met on five occasions since the launch of industrial strategy. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has attended each meeting and I have attended on three occasions. Membership of the Council is available: <a href="http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members/" target="_blank">http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members</a>.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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47473
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times the industrial strategy sector council for the information economy has met since it was formed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North remove filter
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Ann McKechin more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has worked with industry to establish Councils (where they did not already exist) for each of the eleven sectors. Each Council is a partnership that brings together industry representatives, Ministers and government officials but they operate in a way that best suits the individual needs of the sector. It is for each council to determine whether the membership and the minutes of meetings are published.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The International Education Council has met twice since it was formed. My Rt. Hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) co-chaired the meeting in September 2013 with my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise (Matthew Hancock) also in attendance. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise co-chaired the meeting in February 2014. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council</a></p><p> </p><p>The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the Council is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Industry Council has met three times and I attended on each occasion. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/" target="_blank">http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Life Sciences Sector Councils includes the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group (MISG) and the Ministerial Medical Technology Strategy Group (MMTSG). These groups have been in operation for many years. However, following the launch of the Industrial Strategy in September 2012, the groups have both met three times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my Rt. Hon. and noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality (Earl Howe) have attended each meeting but there has also been attendance from my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) and my noble Friend the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) on occasions. The membership and minutes are available:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Industry Council has met four times and has been attended by at least one Minister on each occasion (including my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State of Energy and Climate Change (Edward Davey) and myself). The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Information Economy Council has met four times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has attended three of these meetings and my Hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) chaired the fourth meeting in his absence. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership" target="_blank">https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership</a></p><p> </p><p>The Oil and Gas Council has met four times with Ministerial attendance from either my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills or myself at each meeting. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Agri-tech Council has met four times and has also held a telephone conference. There has been Ministerial attendance from both my Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science (Lord De Mauley) at three of the meetings and attendance from my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science at the fourth. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf</a></p><p>The Professional and Business Services Council has met six times since it was formed in December 2012. On each occasion at least one BIS Minister (my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, myself and/or my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Viscount Younger of Leckie) attended. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Aerospace Growth Partnership has met seven times since it was formed in 2011 with each meeting co-chaired by myself.</p><p> </p><p>The Automotive Council has met on five occasions since the launch of industrial strategy. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has attended each meeting and I have attended on three occasions. Membership of the Council is available: <a href="http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members/" target="_blank">http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members</a>.</p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times the industrial strategy sector council for construction has met since it was formed. more like this
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Ann McKechin more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has worked with industry to establish Councils (where they did not already exist) for each of the eleven sectors. Each Council is a partnership that brings together industry representatives, Ministers and government officials but they operate in a way that best suits the individual needs of the sector. It is for each council to determine whether the membership and the minutes of meetings are published.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The International Education Council has met twice since it was formed. My Rt. Hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) co-chaired the meeting in September 2013 with my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise (Matthew Hancock) also in attendance. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise co-chaired the meeting in February 2014. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council</a></p><p> </p><p>The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the Council is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Industry Council has met three times and I attended on each occasion. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/" target="_blank">http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Life Sciences Sector Councils includes the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group (MISG) and the Ministerial Medical Technology Strategy Group (MMTSG). These groups have been in operation for many years. However, following the launch of the Industrial Strategy in September 2012, the groups have both met three times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my Rt. Hon. and noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality (Earl Howe) have attended each meeting but there has also been attendance from my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) and my noble Friend the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) on occasions. The membership and minutes are available:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Industry Council has met four times and has been attended by at least one Minister on each occasion (including my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State of Energy and Climate Change (Edward Davey) and myself). The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Information Economy Council has met four times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has attended three of these meetings and my Hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) chaired the fourth meeting in his absence. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership" target="_blank">https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership</a></p><p> </p><p>The Oil and Gas Council has met four times with Ministerial attendance from either my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills or myself at each meeting. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Agri-tech Council has met four times and has also held a telephone conference. There has been Ministerial attendance from both my Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science (Lord De Mauley) at three of the meetings and attendance from my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science at the fourth. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf</a></p><p>The Professional and Business Services Council has met six times since it was formed in December 2012. On each occasion at least one BIS Minister (my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, myself and/or my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Viscount Younger of Leckie) attended. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Aerospace Growth Partnership has met seven times since it was formed in 2011 with each meeting co-chaired by myself.</p><p> </p><p>The Automotive Council has met on five occasions since the launch of industrial strategy. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has attended each meeting and I have attended on three occasions. Membership of the Council is available: <a href="http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members/" target="_blank">http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members</a>.</p><p> </p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times the industrial strategy sector council for oil and gas has met since it was formed. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government has worked with industry to establish Councils (where they did not already exist) for each of the eleven sectors. Each Council is a partnership that brings together industry representatives, Ministers and government officials but they operate in a way that best suits the individual needs of the sector. It is for each council to determine whether the membership and the minutes of meetings are published.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The International Education Council has met twice since it was formed. My Rt. Hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) co-chaired the meeting in September 2013 with my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise (Matthew Hancock) also in attendance. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise co-chaired the meeting in February 2014. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council</a></p><p> </p><p>The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the Council is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Industry Council has met three times and I attended on each occasion. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/" target="_blank">http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Life Sciences Sector Councils includes the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group (MISG) and the Ministerial Medical Technology Strategy Group (MMTSG). These groups have been in operation for many years. However, following the launch of the Industrial Strategy in September 2012, the groups have both met three times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my Rt. Hon. and noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality (Earl Howe) have attended each meeting but there has also been attendance from my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) and my noble Friend the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) on occasions. The membership and minutes are available:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Industry Council has met four times and has been attended by at least one Minister on each occasion (including my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State of Energy and Climate Change (Edward Davey) and myself). The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Information Economy Council has met four times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has attended three of these meetings and my Hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) chaired the fourth meeting in his absence. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership" target="_blank">https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership</a></p><p> </p><p>The Oil and Gas Council has met four times with Ministerial attendance from either my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills or myself at each meeting. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Agri-tech Council has met four times and has also held a telephone conference. There has been Ministerial attendance from both my Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science (Lord De Mauley) at three of the meetings and attendance from my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science at the fourth. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf</a></p><p>The Professional and Business Services Council has met six times since it was formed in December 2012. On each occasion at least one BIS Minister (my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, myself and/or my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Viscount Younger of Leckie) attended. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Aerospace Growth Partnership has met seven times since it was formed in 2011 with each meeting co-chaired by myself.</p><p> </p><p>The Automotive Council has met on five occasions since the launch of industrial strategy. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has attended each meeting and I have attended on three occasions. Membership of the Council is available: <a href="http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members/" target="_blank">http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members</a>.</p><p> </p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times the industrial strategy sector council for the automotive industry has met since it was formed. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government has worked with industry to establish Councils (where they did not already exist) for each of the eleven sectors. Each Council is a partnership that brings together industry representatives, Ministers and government officials but they operate in a way that best suits the individual needs of the sector. It is for each council to determine whether the membership and the minutes of meetings are published.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The International Education Council has met twice since it was formed. My Rt. Hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) co-chaired the meeting in September 2013 with my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise (Matthew Hancock) also in attendance. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise co-chaired the meeting in February 2014. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council</a></p><p> </p><p>The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the Council is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Industry Council has met three times and I attended on each occasion. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/" target="_blank">http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Life Sciences Sector Councils includes the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group (MISG) and the Ministerial Medical Technology Strategy Group (MMTSG). These groups have been in operation for many years. However, following the launch of the Industrial Strategy in September 2012, the groups have both met three times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my Rt. Hon. and noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality (Earl Howe) have attended each meeting but there has also been attendance from my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) and my noble Friend the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) on occasions. The membership and minutes are available:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Industry Council has met four times and has been attended by at least one Minister on each occasion (including my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State of Energy and Climate Change (Edward Davey) and myself). The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Information Economy Council has met four times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has attended three of these meetings and my Hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) chaired the fourth meeting in his absence. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership" target="_blank">https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership</a></p><p> </p><p>The Oil and Gas Council has met four times with Ministerial attendance from either my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills or myself at each meeting. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Agri-tech Council has met four times and has also held a telephone conference. There has been Ministerial attendance from both my Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science (Lord De Mauley) at three of the meetings and attendance from my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science at the fourth. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf</a></p><p>The Professional and Business Services Council has met six times since it was formed in December 2012. On each occasion at least one BIS Minister (my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, myself and/or my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Viscount Younger of Leckie) attended. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Aerospace Growth Partnership has met seven times since it was formed in 2011 with each meeting co-chaired by myself.</p><p> </p><p>The Automotive Council has met on five occasions since the launch of industrial strategy. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has attended each meeting and I have attended on three occasions. Membership of the Council is available: <a href="http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members/" target="_blank">http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members</a>.</p><p> </p>
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many times the industrial strategy sector council for life sciences has met since it was formed. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government has worked with industry to establish Councils (where they did not already exist) for each of the eleven sectors. Each Council is a partnership that brings together industry representatives, Ministers and government officials but they operate in a way that best suits the individual needs of the sector. It is for each council to determine whether the membership and the minutes of meetings are published.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The International Education Council has met twice since it was formed. My Rt. Hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) co-chaired the meeting in September 2013 with my hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise (Matthew Hancock) also in attendance. My hon. Friend the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise co-chaired the meeting in February 2014. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/international-education-council</a></p><p> </p><p>The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the Council is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/210099/bis-13-955-construction-2025-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Offshore Wind Industry Council has met three times and I attended on each occasion. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/" target="_blank">http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind-energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-industry-council/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Life Sciences Sector Councils includes the Ministerial Industry Strategy Group (MISG) and the Ministerial Medical Technology Strategy Group (MMTSG). These groups have been in operation for many years. However, following the launch of the Industrial Strategy in September 2012, the groups have both met three times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my Rt. Hon. and noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality (Earl Howe) have attended each meeting but there has also been attendance from my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) and my noble Friend the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) on occasions. The membership and minutes are available:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-industry-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/ministerial-medical-technology-strategy-group</a></p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Industry Council has met four times and has been attended by at least one Minister on each occasion (including my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State of Energy and Climate Change (Edward Davey) and myself). The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/nuclear-industry-council#membership</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Information Economy Council has met four times. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has attended three of these meetings and my Hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) chaired the fourth meeting in his absence. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership" target="_blank">https://www.techuk.org/about/information-economy-council/leadership</a></p><p> </p><p>The Oil and Gas Council has met four times with Ministerial attendance from either my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills or myself at each meeting. The membership and minutes are available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/175480/bis-13-748-uk-oil-and-gas-industrial-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Agri-tech Council has met four times and has also held a telephone conference. There has been Ministerial attendance from both my Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science (Lord De Mauley) at three of the meetings and attendance from my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Natural Environment and Science at the fourth. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/227259/9643-BIS-UK_Agri_Tech_Strategy_Accessible.pdf</a></p><p>The Professional and Business Services Council has met six times since it was formed in December 2012. On each occasion at least one BIS Minister (my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, myself and/or my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills – Viscount Younger of Leckie) attended. The Council's membership is available: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/211842/bis-13-922-growth-is-our-business-professional-and-business-services-strategy.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Aerospace Growth Partnership has met seven times since it was formed in 2011 with each meeting co-chaired by myself.</p><p> </p><p>The Automotive Council has met on five occasions since the launch of industrial strategy. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has attended each meeting and I have attended on three occasions. Membership of the Council is available: <a href="http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members/" target="_blank">http://www.automotivecouncil.co.uk/what-we-do/members</a>.</p><p> </p>
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