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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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Department for Education more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education 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 Education, for what reasons local authorities are inspected by Ofsted separately from schools maintained by local authorities. 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 196164 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-28more like thismore than 2014-04-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Chief Inspector has powers to carry out an inspection of the performance of a particular local authority function as set out in Section 136(1)(b) of the Education and Inspections Act 2006. Specifically, he can use this power to inspect how well the local authority is fulfilling its general duty to promote high standards and fulfilment by every child of their educational potential as set out in Section 13A of the Education Act 1996.</p><p> </p><p>These powers are separate from his powers and duties in relation to the inspection of individual schools which are set out in Section 5 and Section 8 of the Education Act 2005. Section 5 requires Her Majesty's Chief Inspector to inspect individual schools at prescribed intervals, and Section 8 Education Act 2005, contains a general power which enables the Chief Inspector to call for the inspection of a school in circumstances where he is not required to inspect.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws 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 Mr David Laws 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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-30more like thismore than 2014-04-30
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education 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 Education, pursuant to the Answers of 29 April 2014, Official Report, columns 559-60W and column 560W, on schools: inspections, for what reason local authorities are inspected separately from schools maintained by local authorities but academies are not inspected separately from the head offices of academy chains. 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 197382 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 2014-05-13more like thismore than 2014-05-13
unstar this property answer text <p>Ofsted can inspect local authorities to see whether they are fulfilling a number of statutory duties. Academy head offices do not have the same statutory duties. However, Ofsted already inspects academy chains through batched inspections. It has recently undertaken focused inspections of academies within E-ACT multi-academy trust, and has previously inspected a group of academies within the AET chain.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Yeovil more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Laws more like this
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less than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-13T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Laws 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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Animal Experiments: Cosmetics 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 the Home Department, what plans she has to table a resolution to the UN to establish an ad hoc committee to develop an international agreement for the barring of animal testing for cosmetics. 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 112437 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 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government currently has no plans to table a resolution to the United Nations to establish an ad hoc committee to develop an international agreement for the barring of animal testing for cosmetics.</p><p>The UK was the first country in the world to ban cosmetics being tested on animals. We are keen to share our knowledge and best practice globally to support the ending of cosmetics testing on animals in favour of non-animal alternatives.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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less than 2017-11-15T17:31:24.017Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-15T17:31:24.017Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace 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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK 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 oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what steps he plans to take to encourage investment in the (a) devolved nations and (b) regions. 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 10286 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade (DIT) promotes trade and investment across all parts of the UK through our overseas network, international events programme, bespoke sector support, online services and regional teams. DIT follows the “UK first” approach, which means we support investors to make or expand their investments in the UK, but do not prioritise certain places or regions within the UK above others.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T16:55:29.85Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T16:55:29.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier 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 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK: Manufacturing Industries 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 oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, when the decisions were announced on foreign direct investment by the car manufacturers to which the Minister referred. 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 10293 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>Investment decisions by BMW, Toyota and Nissan were announced as follows:</p><ul><li>On 25 July 2017, BMW announced that a fully electric version of the Mini will be built at the Cowley plant in Oxford.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>On 16 March 2017 Toyota Motor Europe announced that it is investing £240 million to upgrade its car plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>On 27 October 2016 Nissan announced it would build the next models of the Qashqai and the X-Trail at its Sunderland plant.</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T16:59:14.767Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T16:59:14.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier 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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK 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 oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what plans he has to prioritise certain industry sectors. 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 10287 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade prioritises attracting Foreign Direct Investment where it has the most potential to add value to the UK economy.</p><p>This year, we have targeted our global network across a broad range of technology-driven business sectors, based on the opportunity identified in specific overseas markets to bring high value investment into the UK to establish new, or expand existing operations.</p><p>The sectors, based on their strategic importance to the UK economy, include Advanced Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Bio-economy, Energy, Technology, Creative, Financial services, Life Science, and Infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T13:25:10.553Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T13:25:10.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier 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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK 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, what assessment he has made of what constitutes good practice in attracting foreign direct investment to the UK; and if he will make a statement. 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 107620 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-20more like thismore than 2017-10-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is committed to building a global Britain which champions free trade, where the government plays an important role in supporting trade and investment.</p><p> </p><p>Our objective is to focus HMG support to those foreign direct investment projects which will maximise wealth creation across the country.</p><p> </p><p>Alongside other government departments we are developing proposals in the HMG Industrial Strategy White paper that will improve the business environment for investment and align support to investments likely to have the greatest impact to the UK economy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-10-20T13:57:54.35Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-20T13:57:54.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier 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 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK 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 International Trade, pursuant to the Oral contribution of the hon. Member for Sefton Central of 12 October 2017, Official Report, column 428, what plans he has to (a) increase the number of jobs created as a result of foreign direct investment and (b) reduce the deficit in the trade of goods; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central remove filter
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Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is focused on supporting projects that maximise wealth creation across the UK. This wealth creation includes jobs, innovation and productivity.</p><p> </p><p>The balance of trade in goods is only one element contributing to the UK’s current account balance. As the world economy recovers the current account deficit should narrow, in line with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s forecast of -2.0% of GDP in 2021<strong>. </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government is supporting exports through UK Export Finance which has provided £14bn in support for UK exporters in the last five years and <strong>t</strong>he Department for International Trade helping over 2,800 businesses new to exporting.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-10-17T16:48:38.253Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T16:48:38.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier 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 registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK 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 International Trade, pursuant to the Oral contribution of the hon. Member for Sefton Central of 12 October 2017, Official Report, column 428, what the average value was of each foreign direct investment project referred to in his Department's annual report and accounts in each of the last seven years. 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 107643 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>This information is provided in confidence by inward investors and is therefore not published and non-disclosable.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-10-17T16:51:36.397Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T16:51:36.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier 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 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
unstar 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 Foreign Investment in UK more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the hon. Member for Sefton Central of 12 October 2017, Official Report, column 428, what the value of investments which (a) his Department's venture capital team and (b) the Invest in Great Britain and Northern Ireland digital investment service have secured for UK businesses have been in the last year for which data is available. 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 107640 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-18more like thismore than 2017-10-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Between 1st April 2016 and 31<sup>st</sup> March 2017, the Venture Capital Unit within the Department of International Trade secured £144.3m of direct equity investment into UK businesses.</p><p>The Invest in Great Britain and Northern Ireland global marketing campaign launched at the end of January 2017 is generating new leads to our inward investment project pipeline. It is therefore too early to provide data on the value of investments.</p><p /><p /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-10-18T16:53:09.723Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-18T16:53:09.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson more like this