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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-11more like thismore than 2017-07-11
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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 Small Businesses: Scotland 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 discussions his Department has had with the Scottish Government on strategic initiatives to support small businesses in Scotland; and what the agreed steps to be taken were at those discussions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Stephen Kerr 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 2017-08-09more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>As set out in my responses to PQ <a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2017-06-21/411/" target="_blank">411</a> and PQ <a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2017-07-03/2586/" target="_blank">2586</a> the UK and Scottish Governments have been in discussion at both ministerial and official levels.</p><p> </p><p>Business support in Scotland is largely devolved however, the department engages with all the devolved regions on a number of initiatives aimed at supporting small businesses. Government programmes, backed by the British Business Bank (BBB), the Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme (EFGS) and Innovate UK are investing over £700m to support around 4,500 Scottish companies including: -</p><p> </p><ul><li>BBB programmes are currently facilitating approximately £405m of finance in Scotland.</li><li>Over 2,600 loans totalling over £15m via the Start-Up Loans programme. The Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme is currently facilitating over £61m of finance to 700 businesses in Scotland.</li><li>The Investment Programme is currently facilitating over £214m of finance to over 1,000 businesses.</li><li>Innovate UK is committed to support some 206 innovation projects and to invest £28.8m.</li></ul>
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 2017-08-09T07:47:19.347Zmore like thismore than 2017-08-09T07:47:19.347Z
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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 Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Kerr more like this