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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 Environment Protection: Employment 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 definition the Government uses of a green or low carbon job for the purposes of collating official statistics and announcements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stalybridge and Hyde more like this
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Jonathan Reynolds more like this
star this property uin 212324 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 2014-11-07more like thismore than 2014-11-07
star this property answer text <p>Broadly, the green and low carbon area consists of goods and services designed for the protection of the environment; the production of renewable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions (either in the production of the relevant goods or services or in the use of the relevant goods or services).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There is no internationally agreed definition of green or low carbon, however the government has previously collected and published information on the size of low carbon and environmental goods and services sectors in the UK and is currently considering ways in which our understanding of this area can be improved, including discussing the role that ONS can play.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-11-07T16:54:25.4490263Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-07T16:54:25.4490263Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jonathan Reynolds more like this
101302
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 Video Games 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 funds distributed by UK Trade and Investment were allocated to the video games sector in each of the last three years; and what proportion of the total funding from UK Trade and Investment that represented in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Wavertree more like this
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Luciana Berger more like this
star this property uin 212362 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI) works with the video games sector, to support exports and attract inward investment. A new international strategy for the Creative Industries has been co-produced with the sector, and there is a joint commitment to its implementation. For example UKTI and the UKIE worked together to deliver the Digital Gaming event at the International Festival of Business in Liverpool in July this year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>UKTI supports sectorally-focused groups, including those from the games sector, through both the Trade Access Programme (TAP) and through the Events and Missions Programme. The amount allocated specifically to the video games sector under these two programmes are shown in the table below together with a figure which gives the value as a percentage of programme expenditure as a whole (across all sectors). In addition, video games companies enjoy the support of UKTI through general services available to all companies.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total TAP Support for Video Games Sector</p></td><td><p><strong>£53,400</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£68,560</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£220,100</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% of Total TAP Funding</p></td><td><p><strong>0.80%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>0.80%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1.40%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Video Games Events &amp; Missions Spend</p></td><td><p><strong>£69,000</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£0</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£25,000</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>% of Total Events and Missions Spend</p></td><td><p><strong>0.82%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>n/a</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>0.18%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T11:47:46.0014715Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T11:47:46.0014715Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luciana Berger more like this
101305
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 Met Office 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, whether the new Met Office supercomputer will be better able to predict heavy storms such as the one in Castle Point on 20 July 2014; and whether that supercomputer will enable agencies listed as category one flood responders to obtain more accurate data about catastrophic weather events with more notice than they currently receive. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Castle Point more like this
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Rebecca Harris more like this
star this property uin 212282 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 2014-11-06more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The new supercomputer will enable the Met Office to predict small-scale, high impact weather features – such as thunderstorms – with greater detail and accuracy, and to provide earlier warnings of severe weather to emergency responders.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Tunbridge Wells more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Clark more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T14:10:23.0645117Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T14:10:23.0645117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Clark more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Harris more like this
101312
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 New Businesses: Brigg 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, how many start-up loans have been granted in Brigg and Goole constituency since that scheme's inception; and how much has been granted through such loans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 212263 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 2014-11-11more like thismore than 2014-11-11
star this property answer text <p>In total more than 21,000 Start Up Loans have been issued to budding entrepreneurs across the country since the scheme launched in June 2012. 23 loans have been issued in Brigg and Goole with a value of £117,800.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-11-11T15:11:55.8665821Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-11T15:11:55.8665821Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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25805
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
101348
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 Bahrain more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what arms the UK has sold to the government of Bahrain since 2010; what licence conditions were imposed on exporters; and what due diligence was undertaken to ensure those weapons would not be used on Bahraini citizens. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 212305 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>We do not hold data on actual arms sales, only on export licences that have been granted, which are available at: <a href="https://www.exportcontroldb.gov.uk/sdb/fox/sdb/SDBHOME" target="_blank">https://www.exportcontroldb.gov.uk/sdb/fox/sdb/SDBHOME</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>All export licence applications are rigorously assessed on a case-by-case basis against the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria, taking into account all prevailing circumstances at the time of application.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Foreign Office posts overseas have a standing requirement to keep an eye on developments in human rights in their respective countries and to report back if there are any concerns that might affect licensing policy.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T11:45:58.3403033Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T11:45:58.3403033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this