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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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 Shipbuilding more like this
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps her Department is taking to increase the number of women entering the UK shipbuilding industry. more like this
tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Kevan Jones more like this
uin 285221 remove filter
is ministerial correction false remove filter
date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
answer text <p>The Government is committed to encouraging more young people including women to consider a career in the engineering and manufacturing sector, including in shipbuilding. The Government has supported a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession.</p><p>The 2018 Year of Engineering was a national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of engineering among young people, their parents and their teachers.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to working with the business community to create more inclusive workplaces from the shop floor to the boardroom. The Government has commissioned and supports several business-led, independent reviews on promoting diversity, including the Hampton-Alexander Review to increase the representation of women on boards and in senior leadership positions in FTSE 350 companies to 33% by 2020 and the Parker Review to increase the ethnic diversity of FTSE 350 boards by 2024. These reviews form part of the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy which aims to build an economy that works for all.</p>
answering member constituency Stratford-on-Avon remove filter
answering member printed Nadhim Zahawi more like this
question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-09-09T09:41:30.067Z
answering member
label Biography information for Nadhim Zahawi more like this
tabling member
label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter