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star this property date less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading World Trade Organisation 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 International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 14 November 2017 to Question 110584, what representations he has received from business organisations on the establishment of a trade remedies framework. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 113374 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-21more like thismore than 2017-11-21
star this property answer text <p>The Department has engaged extensively with business organisations via roundtables, written correspondence, bilaterals and Ministerial meetings and has incorporated a wide range of business viewpoints in developing a trade remedies framework.</p><p>The Trade Remedies team has held over 23 meetings and roundtables with a range of businesses and groups representing business since January 2017 and has also received responses from 52 business organisations in response to the Trade White Paper consultation.</p><p>The Department has committed to continue to engage with business organisations, and other stakeholders, as we develop the framework.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-11-21T12:58:26.663Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-21T12:58:26.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
790251
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading World Trade Organisation 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 International Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 111584, which aspects of the UK's membership of the WTO the UK needs to update to replicate as far as possible current obligations after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 113348 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-21more like thismore than 2017-11-21
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon Member for Sefton Central to the answer I gave to the hon Member for Denton and Reddish today, UIN: 113269 &amp; 113264.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-11-21T12:44:17.453Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-21T12:44:17.453Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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4061
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Wind Power more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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, what plans he has to support investment in the onshore wind industry; and what assessment he has made of the potential contribution of that sector to the UK's energy needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 118980 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
star this property answer text <p>Over 12 GW of installed onshore wind capacity was operational in the UK at the end of the second quarter of 2017. This investment was supported by schemes such as the Renewables Obligation (RO), which are funded by bill payers.</p><p> </p><p>Further onshore wind farms are expected to deploy up to March 2019 with support from the RO, utilising grace periods provided by the Energy Act 2016 and the Renewables Obligation Closure Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 and the Renewables Obligation Closure (No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016. In addition, around 690MW of onshore wind capacity has been contracted to deploy under the Contracts for Difference (CFD) regime by 2019, which was established to replace the RO.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is seeking state aid approval to classify remote island wind as a separate technology in group 2 of the CFD to allow wind projects on these islands to compete against other less established technologies in the future.</p><p>Alongside the November Budget this year, HM Treasury published the Control for Low Carbon Levies, which provides clarity to industry out to 2025 about future support for low carbon electricity.</p><p> </p><p>Estimated Gigawatts of capacity for all technology groups, including onshore wind, supported under the Control up to March 2025 are set out in Table 1.B of the publication that accompanied the Budget.[1]</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] Available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/660986/Control_for_Low_Carbon_Levies_web.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/660986/Control_for_Low_Carbon_Levies_web.pdf</a></p>
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 2017-12-18T14:14:38.637Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-18T14:14:38.637Z
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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 Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Wind Power 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, pursuant to the Answer of 18 December to Question 118980, how many onshore wind farms he expects to be deployed by March 2019 as a result of the (a) Renewables Obligation, (b) Contracts for Difference Regime (CFD) and (c) Control for Low Carbon Levies; what the timetable is for state aid approval to classify remote island wind as separate technology in group 2 of the CFD; and what proportion of the UK's energy needs he estimates is likely met from on shore wind by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 120512 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-27more like thismore than 2017-12-27
star this property answer text <p>The Department estimates that 12.6GW of onshore wind installed capacity will be deployed by the end of 2018/19 under the Renewables Obligation.[1]</p><p>Fifteen onshore wind projects have entered into a Contract for Difference (CFD) with the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC), a Government-owned company that administers the CFD regime. The latest information published by the LCCC indicated that for thirteen of these projects, totalling approximately 564MW of capacity, the generator currently expects the station to start generating before the end of March 2019. The published start dates are estimates and subject to change. The LCCC publish information about projects supported by the CFD scheme on their website in a CFD Register - <a href="https://lowcarboncontracts.uk/cfds" target="_blank">https://lowcarboncontracts.uk/cfds</a></p><p>No additional onshore wind installed capacity is expected to be deployed as result of the Control for Low Carbon Levies by March 2019.</p><p>Estimated renewable capacities for onshore wind and other technologies up to 2024-25 are set out in Table 1.B of the Control for Low Carbon Levies.[2] It is expected that 13.32GW of onshore wind installed capacity will be deployed in the UK by 2024-25.</p><p>Discussions with the European Commission regarding state aid approval to classify remote island wind as a separate technology in group 2 of the CFD are ongoing and we cannot comment on the content of those discussions.</p><p><em><strong>[1]</strong></em><em> The Renewables Obligation for 2018/19 (September 2017), BEIS: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/648424/Renewables_Obligation_2018_19_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/648424/Renewables_Obligation_2018_19_FINAL.pdf</a></em></p><p><em> </em></p><p><strong><em>[2]</em></strong><em> Control for Low Carbon Levies (November 2017), HMT: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/660986/Control_for_Low_Carbon_Levies_web.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/660986/Control_for_Low_Carbon_Levies_web.pdf</a></em></p>
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 2017-12-27T15:57:36.513Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-27T15:57:36.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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4061
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Williams and Glyn Fund 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to give non-bank finance providers access to the Williams and Glyn fund on the same commercial terms as banks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 6052 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government has reached an agreement in principle with the European Commission (EC) on a plan to resolve the Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) final State aid commitment. The plan will see RBS fund and deliver a package of measures to boost competition in business banking.</p><p> </p><p>The £425 million Capability &amp; Innovation Fund element of the package will be made available to eligible challenger banks and other financial services providers. Full details, including precise eligibility criteria, will be announced in the Autumn subject to the EC adopting its formal decision.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2017-09-05T07:48:17.383Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-05T07:48:17.383Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
771649
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star this property date less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Vauxhall Motors: Working Hours 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, which members of PSA senior management he has met since the announcement of the reduction in the number of shifts at the Vauxhall car plant at Ellesmere Port. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 107949 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-24more like thismore than 2017-10-24
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I have given today to Question UIN 107951.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 107948 more like this
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less than 2017-10-24T16:48:22.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-24T16:48:22.31Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
771650
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star this property date less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Vauxhall Motors: Working Hours more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent discussions he has had with PSA on the reduction of the number of shifts at the Vauxhall car plant at Ellesmere Port. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 107948 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-24more like thismore than 2017-10-24
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I have given today to Question UIN 107951.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 107949 more like this
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less than 2017-10-24T16:48:22.247Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-24T16:48:22.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Vauxhall Motors: Redundancy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to ensure jobs are available of equivalent skills for workers who lose their jobs at Vauxhall Ellesmere Port. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 108082 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-24more like thismore than 2017-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Work and Pensions’ will provide advice and support to those affected and the Jobcentre Plus Rapid Response Service will help workers get back into employment as soon as possible. With many of the people working in the plant living in across the border in Wales, the Welsh Government also stands ready to support.</p><p>We will work with the company and Unite Union to consider how the Talent Retention Scheme can help ensure that workforce skills are not lost to the industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-10-24T12:08:18.637Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-24T12:08:18.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4061
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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 Vauxhall Motors: Redundancy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with (a) businesses and (b) representatives of the Vauxhall Ellesmere Port supply chain workforce on job losses at that plant. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 107951 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-24more like thismore than 2017-10-24
star this property answer text <p>I refer to the Statement that I made to this House on Monday 16 October, Official Report, column 600, about the developments at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port site. Ultimately this is a commercial decision taken by Vauxhall. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, together with other Ministers and officials have had numerous conversations with the senior management of Vauxhall, its parent group PSA and as well as conversations with the local council, Local Enterprise Partnership management and the General Secretary of Unite on the day of the announcement.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-10-24T16:44:33.62Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-24T16:44:33.62Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4061
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-16more like thismore than 2017-10-16
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Vauxhall Motors: Import Duties more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will ensure that Vauxhall Ellesmere Port has the same trade arrangement for (a) tariff and (b) non-tariff barriers after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 107947 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-24more like thismore than 2017-10-24
star this property answer text <p>The UK is the third largest European car producer with its competitiveness underpinned by using a highly integrated European supply chain to support just-in-time production. We want British companies, including automotive, to have the greatest possible tariff- and barrier-free trade with our European neighbours.</p><p>Negotiating a comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU, greater in scope than any such agreement before, is a priority for the Government as we leave the EU. We want tariff-free trade with Europe, and for cross-border trade to be as frictionless as possible. The UK starts from a unique position – where our rules and regulations are the same as the EU, and where we share a commitment to high regulatory standards. The terms of our future trading relationship with the EU are a matter for the negotiation, however we are confident that a future partnership between the UK and the EU is in the interest of both sides, so we approach the negotiations anticipating success.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2017-10-24T16:58:47.003Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-24T16:58:47.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this