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star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Scottish Power 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, Innovation and Skills, when he received reports from the MacDonald Partnership in relation to mis-sold Scottish Power Power Plan warranties; what the titles of such reports were; and when he plans to respond to those reports. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Steve Rotheram more like this
star this property uin 218595 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 2014-12-17more like thismore than 2014-12-17
star this property answer text <p>The initial report from Mr MacDonald was received on 17 July 2014 for review by the Insolvency Service. Further information including another more detailed report was received from him during September and October 2014, and these again have been reviewed by the Insolvency Service. The reports are confidential.</p><p> </p><p>The reports themselves do not require a direct response but I can confirm that the Insolvency Service has completed its review of this material and is in communication with Mr MacDonald.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Swinson more like this
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less than 2014-12-17T11:11:20.067Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-17T11:11:20.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Rotheram more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Non-domestic Rates more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure that levels of business rates do not put the future of small businesses at risk. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Telford more like this
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Lucy Allan more like this
star this property uin 4994 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 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
star this property answer text <p /> <p>My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer has committed to completing a major review of business rates by the end of 2015.</p><p> </p><p>Autumn Statement 2014 announced a £1bn package of measures to reduce the burden of business rates, focussed on small businesses and retailers, including:</p><p>· extending the doubling of the Small Business Rate Relief until April 2016;</p><p>· continuing the 2% cap on the inflation-linked increase in the business rates multiplier until April 2016; and</p><p>· increasing the retail discount for shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants until April 2016</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2015-07-08T13:32:32.457Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-08T13:32:32.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lucy Allan more like this
388850
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Growth Hubs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the Answer of 6 March 2015 to Question 225778, how many Growth Hubs are currently in operation; where each such hub is located and whether it has premises; when each such hub began operation; what public monies have been provided for each such hub; and what plans his Department has for further Growth Hubs in other local enterprise partnership areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Mr Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 6423 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 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p /> <p>There are currently 26 growth hubs across England. 13 new growth hubs will launch by March 2016, when there will be a growth hub available in every 39 LEP area. Details of the country’s growth hubs can be found on the LEP network website.</p><p> </p><p>The first growth hub was created in Greater Manchester in November 2011, followed by Cumbria in 2013. 15 Wave 2 City areas received funding to help establish growth hubs during 2014-15 and all areas outside London will receive funding during 2015-16 as part of their Local Growth Deal. Details of growth deal funding can be found on the GOV.UK website.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>LEP Area</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Growth Deals 2015-16</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Black Country</p></td><td><p>£400,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Buckinghamshire Thames Valley</p></td><td><p>£350,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cheshire &amp; Warrington</p></td><td><p>£350,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Coast to Capital</p></td><td><p>£450,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cornwall &amp; Isles of Scilly</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Coventry and Warwickshire</p></td><td><p>£400,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cumbria</p></td><td><p>£300,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>D2N2</p></td><td><p>£525,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dorset</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Enterprise M3</p></td><td><p>£350,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gloucester &amp; Gloucestershire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greater Birmingham &amp; Solihull</p></td><td><p>£625,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greater Cambridge &amp; Peterborough</p></td><td><p>£300,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greater Lincoln &amp; Lincolnshire</p></td><td><p>£300,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greater Manchester</p></td><td><p>£625,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Heart of the South West</p></td><td><p>£400,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Leicester &amp; Leicestershire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hertfordshire</p></td><td><p>£350,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Humber</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lancashire</p></td><td><p>£400,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Leeds City Region</p></td><td><p>£625,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liverpool City Region</p></td><td><p>£550,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>New Anglia</p></td><td><p>£350,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northamptonshire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>£500,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oxford &amp; Oxfordshire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sheffield City Region</p></td><td><p>£500,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Solent</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>£800,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East Midlands</p></td><td><p>£300,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Stoke-on-Trent &amp; Staffordshire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Swindon &amp; Wiltshire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Tees Valley</p></td><td><p>£300,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames Valley Berkshire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>The Marches</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West of England</p></td><td><p>£400,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Worcestershire</p></td><td><p>£250,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>York, North Yorkshire &amp; East Riding</p></td><td><p>£300,000</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T13:22:14.863Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T13:22:14.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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4128
unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Productivity more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 30 November 2015 to Question 17311, what financial support his Department is providing for the Government's Productivity Plan; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 18528 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 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>All Government Departments have a role in helping to raise productivity and foster a dynamic economy. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) holds many of the key productivity levers, including skills, innovation, competition and regulation. The bulk of BIS spending therefore supports the Productivity Plan. The table displays total BIS Departmental Expenditure Limits up to 2019/20, as set out in the Spending Review. Specifically with regard to research, the Government has committed to protect the science resource and capital budget in real terms during this Parliament.</p><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><br></p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>2018-19</p></td><td><p>2019-20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total DEL (£bn)</p></td><td><p>16.6</p></td><td><p>16.5</p></td><td><p>14.5</p></td><td><p>13.4</p></td><td><p>13.2</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/479749/52229_Blue_Book_PU1865_Web_Accessible.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/479749/52229_Blue_Book_PU1865_Web_Accessible.pdf</a></p><br /> <br />
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2015-12-07T14:48:19.167Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T14:48:19.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Living Wage 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, Innovation and Skills, (a) what representations he has received on and (b) whether his Department plans to incentivise employers to offer the National Living Wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
star this property uin 18852 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>From 1 April 2016 every employer is required by law to pay the new statutory National Living Wage (NLW) for workers aged 25 and above.</p><p><strong></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-12-16T16:41:25.703Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T16:41:25.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Green Investment Bank: Finance 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, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 14 September 2015 to Question 8988, whether the Government has taken a decision on the funding of the Green Investment Bank's business activity in future years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff West more like this
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Kevin Brennan more like this
star this property uin 22804 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-21more like thismore than 2016-01-21
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>Government funding for the Green Investment Bank (GIB) for the 2016-17 period and beyond has now been announced as part of the current spending review. This is a good settlement for GIB and provides what GIB management wanted by allowing for 100% funding of GIB’s investments to the point of majority sale, assuming a sale in the next financial year.</p><p><strong></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2016-01-21T17:32:54.94Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-21T17:32:54.94Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Brennan more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-26more like thismore than 2015-11-26
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Students: Grants 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, Innovation and Skills, what consultation his Department carried out with (a) students and their representative bodies and (b) other people and bodies before announcing that university maintenance grants would be abolished. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blackpool South more like this
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Gordon Marsden more like this
star this property uin 17803 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 2015-12-01more like thismore than 2015-12-01
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>I refer the Hon Member to my reply to the hon Member for Newport West to question UIN <a href="http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2015-10-09/11271/" target="_blank">11271</a>.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2015-12-01T15:23:29.913Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-01T15:23:29.913Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gordon Marsden more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-02more like thismore than 2015-12-02
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Institute for Apprenticeships 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, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2015 to Question 18024, when he plans for the membership of the Institute for Apprenticeships to be announced. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hove more like this
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Peter Kyle more like this
star this property uin 18486 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-07more like thismore than 2015-12-07
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>The Chair and Board Members will be appointed through public appointments. The outcome will be announced as soon as the process allows in 2016.</p><br /> <br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2015-12-07T14:40:04.567Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-07T14:40:04.567Z
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3995
star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Peter Kyle more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-11-18more like thismore than 2015-11-18
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Emerging Industry Action Group 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, Innovation and Skills, what progress has been made by the Emerging Industry Action Group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salford and Eccles more like this
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Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
star this property uin 16862 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-23more like thismore than 2015-11-23
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>The Emerging Industry Action Group for the sharing economy held its first meeting on 12th November 2015. Businesses from across the sector have agreed to participate in the group and attended the meeting to set out their views on the key challenges and opportunities for both businesses and the Government in making the UK one of the best places to start and grow a sharing economy business.</p><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2015-11-23T16:05:48.833Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-23T16:05:48.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Long Bailey more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-17more like thismore than 2015-12-17
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills remove filter
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: 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 Business, Innovation and Skills, what educational provision there is for offenders who are unable to read or write. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
star this property uin 20704 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
star this property answer text <br /> <br /><p>The Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) arrangements deliver a broad range of provision in adult prisons across England, operating within funding rules set by the Skills Funding Agency. Those funding rules require providers to deliver a core curriculum, commissioned by the prison Governor or the lead Governor for a cluster of prisons, in conjunction with the Skills Funding Agency, which must include mandatory initial assessment of English (and maths) for all prisoners on reception to custody as well as English, maths and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) provision.</p><br /><p><strong></strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Grantham and Stamford more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Boles more like this
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less than 2016-01-18T16:58:02.58Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-18T16:58:02.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Boles more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this