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732284
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-06-23more like thismore than 2017-06-23
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Borough Market: Terrorism more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will meet Borough Market traders to discuss their business needs in the aftermath of the recent terror attack which forced those businesses to close temporarily. more like this
tabling member constituency Bermondsey and Old Southwark more like this
tabling member printed
Neil Coyle more like this
uin 1002 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-06-28more like thismore than 2017-06-28
answer text <p>It is important that local traders are adequately supported in the aftermath of this tragic event. I will be happy to meet with Borough Market traders whose businesses have been forced to close temporarily in order to discuss their business needs going forward.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-06-28T14:17:09.287Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-28T14:17:09.287Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4368
label Biography information for Neil Coyle more like this
759634
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Local Government: Minimum Wage more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department is taking to support local authorities to tackle non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage. more like this
tabling member constituency West Ham more like this
tabling member printed
Lyn Brown more like this
uin 10031 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
answer text <p>Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) enforce the National Minimum Wage on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). In 2016/17, HMRC identified £10.9m of underpayments, owed to 98,000 workers. The enforcement budget has been increased to £25.3m for 2017/18.</p><p>Effective communications are an integral part of our strategy for promoting compliance. Both BEIS and HMRC provide information and guidance to help employers ensure they are compliant, and we encourage Local Authorities and other agencies to use these resources and others to support employer compliance.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-19T08:54:24.253Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T08:54:24.253Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1583
label Biography information for Lyn Brown more like this
759860
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading New Businesses and Small Businesses: Government Assistance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what (a) grants and (b) other financial support his Department provides to (i) small and (ii) start-up businesses. more like this
tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
tabling member printed
Seema Malhotra more like this
uin 10036 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
answer text <p>British Business Bank Programmes are supporting almost £3.5bn of finance to over 56,000 smaller businesses, and participating in a further £5.5bn to 81 mid-cap businesses (as at December 2016).</p><p>These figures are published in this Department’s annual report<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup> and in the British Business Bank’s annual report<sup><sup>[2]</sup></sup>.</p><p>I am pleased to note that since 2012 in the hon. Member’s constituency of Feltham and Heston, 67 start-up loans have been drawn down to a value of £497,547.</p><p> </p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/641623/beis-annual-report-accounts-2016-17-update-2-web.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/641623/beis-annual-report-accounts-2016-17-update-2-web.pdf</a></p><p>[2] <a href="https://annualreport2017.british-business-bank.co.uk/" target="_blank">https://annualreport2017.british-business-bank.co.uk/</a></p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-19T08:56:18.417Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T08:56:18.417Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4253
label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
759862
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Electricity Generation more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether it is his policy for the UK to become self-sufficient in electricity production after March 2019; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
tabling member printed
Philip Davies more like this
uin 10043 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
answer text <p>The Government’s priority is maintaining affordable, clean and secure energy supplies for businesses and households. Interconnectors deliver effectively on these aims as part of our modern industrial strategy and will continue to be an important part of our electricity supply. Our capacity market ensures security of electricity supply by providing all forms of capacity the right incentives to be on the system and to deliver energy when needed.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Watford more like this
answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-18T09:40:14.4Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T09:40:14.4Z
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
1565
label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
759863
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Supermarkets: Food more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has held with representatives of large supermarkets in their stocking of locally produced food and vegetables in 2017. more like this
tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
uin 10054 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
answer text <p>Decisions about sourcing are a matter for each individual business. Government is working with industry to promote and grow our world-leading food and farming industry - encouraging enterprise and boosting productivity right across the food chain.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-10-09T16:13:00.26Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T16:13:00.26Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
1409
label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
759858
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Coal: Mining more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his policy is on UK mined coal in the Government's industrial strategy; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
tabling member printed
Philip Davies more like this
uin 10072 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-18more like thismore than 2017-09-18
answer text <p>We are committed to ensuring the supply of secure, affordable and clean energy for businesses and households.</p><p>Coal production in the UK has fallen significantly from approx. 30 million tonnes in 2000 to 4.2 million tonnes in 2016<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup>. While there remain some markets for coal, this decline has been driven largely by the decline in coal power generation.</p><p>Our Industrial Strategy is about driving growth right across the whole country. We will create the framework to build on the particular strengths of each place and to address factors that hold places back such as the decline of an industry.</p><p>An additional £1.8 billion from the Local Growth Fund has been allocated for a new set of Growth Deals between Government and Local Enterprise Partnerships; £23bn National Productivity Investment Fund to drive productivity across the country; a new £300m Skills Fund to skill-up workers.</p><p>[1] <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/643414/DUKES_2017.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/643414/DUKES_2017.pdf</a> (page 39)</p>
answering member constituency Watford more like this
answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-18T13:10:37.647Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-18T13:10:37.647Z
answering member
4068
label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
tabling member
1565
label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
759869
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Scottish Limited Partnerships: Ownership more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many eligible Scottish limited partnerships that failed to supply statements of Persons of Significant Control by the deadline are to be prosecuted in accordance with the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with significant control) Regulations 2017. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
tabling member printed
Alison Thewliss more like this
uin 10104 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
answer text <p>We will continue to seek compliance from those Scottish Limited Partnerships which appear to be still in operation. The Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017 contain a number of offences and we are working with enforcement bodies to determine the appropriate action. Prosecution is a last resort and would be taken forward by the Procurator Fiscal.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-20T08:20:19.023Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:20:19.023Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4430
label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this
759868
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Scottish Limited Partnerships: Ownership more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many eligible Scottish limited partnerships failed to supply statements of Persons of Significant Control by the deadline given in the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
tabling member printed
Alison Thewliss more like this
uin 10105 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
answer text <p>Approximately 28,100 Scottish Limited Partnerships failed to supply statements of Persons of Significant Control by the deadline given in the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017. Companies House is taking action to secure compliance.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-09-20T08:18:36.483Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T08:18:36.483Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4430
label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this
759856
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Scottish Limited Partnerships more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many qualifying Scottish limited partnerships registered before 24 July 2017 that failed to submit the additional registration information required in Part 3 of the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017 by the deadline are to be prosecuted in accordance with those regulations. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
tabling member printed
Alison Thewliss more like this
uin 10133 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
answer text <p>Part 3 of the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017 requires the registration of Scottish qualifying partnerships. This applies only to general partnerships constituted under the law of Scotland. A Scottish Limited Partnership is not required to submit this information.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-10-09T13:52:02.047Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T13:52:02.047Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4430
label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this
759855
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading Scottish Limited Partnerships more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when and where the (a) register in which corporate partners are entered and details of their state and legislation numbers and (b) other additional information required by the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017 will be published. more like this
tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
tabling member printed
Alison Thewliss more like this
uin 10134 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-10-09more like thismore than 2017-10-09
answer text <p>All information provided by Scottish Limited Partnerships and Scottish Qualifying Partnerships under the Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017 is available on the Companies House Service website.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
answering member printed Margot James more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-10-09T13:49:49.103Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-09T13:49:49.103Z
answering member
4115
label Biography information for Margot James more like this
tabling member
4430
label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this