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star this property date less than 2015-01-28more like thismore than 2015-01-28
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Employment Agencies 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 Attorney General, how many staff in the Law Officers' Departments have been recruited through employment or recruitment agencies in each year since 2010-11. 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 222517 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-04more like thismore than 2015-02-04
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer which I gave to question 217769 from the Hon Member for Manchester Central on 16<sup>th</sup> December 2014</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=217769" target="_blank">http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-questions-answers/?page=1&amp;max=20&amp;questiontype=AllQuestions&amp;house=commons%2clords&amp;uin=217769</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-02-04T14:15:47.193Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-04T14:15:47.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland 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 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Companies: Regulation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, whether the CPS plans to establish a central database of regulatory and enforcement actions taken against companies. 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 174042 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 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service is a not a regulator but the main independent prosecuting body in England and Wales. Accordingly it does not have access to this information and would therefore not create a central database of regulatory and enforcement actions taken against companies. Company information is held at Companies House which is the responsibility of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T10:36:20.87Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T10:36:20.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland 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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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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4061
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-19more 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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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: 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 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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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
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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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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: Exchange Rates 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 assessment he has made of the effect on manufacturing costs at Vauxhall Ellesmere Port of changes in the exchange rate since the referendum on the UK's membership of 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 107950 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 company has said that the planned job reductions link to reduced vehicle sales and therefore production requirements. Exchange rate changes will affect individual companies such as Vauxhall in often complex ways. The Government has a range of policies in place to support the competitiveness of the UK business environment.</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 2017-10-24T12:07:57.787Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-24T12:07:57.787Z
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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 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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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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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: Employment 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, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 111293, on Vauxhall Motors: employment, what recent representations he has received from (a) business organisations and (b) trade unions on safeguarding jobs at the Vauxhall plant in 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 113120 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-20more like thismore than 2017-11-20
star this property answer text <p>My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State spoke with PSA and the UNITE Union prior to the announcement of the Ellesmere Port decision and will be engaging with them again during the consultation period, and I have also spoken with the Local Enterprise Partnership. Furthermore, through our Industrial Strategy, Ministers will continue to work closely with businesses across the country. Government is working hard to secure the necessary investment to ensure that the automotive sector continues to thrive.</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 2017-11-20T14:47:24.343Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T14:47:24.343Z
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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