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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Billing more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many creditors remained unpaid by his Department as at 1 June 2014; and of those how many have been waiting for (a) 45, (b) 60, (c) 75 and (d) more than 75 days. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield North more like this
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Nick de Bois more like this
star this property uin 202147 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-14more like thismore than 2014-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The table below shows the number of Treasury Solicitor's Department (TSol) invoices that were potentially outstanding to suppliers from the date that an invoice was received on the 1 June. This table includes all invoices including those that cannot yet be authorised as the invoice was disputed or where further information was requested from the supplier.</p><p>The majority of TSol supplier invoices relate to disbursement spending on cases and in particular work undertaken by counsel.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>TSol*</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>46-60 days</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>61-75 days</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>76 days or more</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Number of suppliers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>138</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>31</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>34</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>* Tsol data also includes Attorney General's Office and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate.</p><p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) records a creditor when a valid invoice is received by the CPS' payment centre and the following table shows the total number of creditors for any amount that remained unpaid on 1 June 2014.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>CPS</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>46-60 days</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>61-75 days</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>76 days or more</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Number of creditors</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>3</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>12</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The table below shows the number of creditors that remained unpaid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on 1 June 2014 for (a) 45, (b) 60, (c) 76 days and over.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>SFO</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>46-60 days</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>61-75 days</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>76 days or more</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Number of creditors</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-07-14T16:47:08.8381848Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-14T16:47:08.8381848Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick de Bois more like this
63460
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Serious Fraud 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 Attorney General, how many directors of companies were disqualified as a result of a criminal investigation by the Serious Fraud Office in (a) 2012-13 and (b) each of the five preceding years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 201978 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of directors of companies disqualified on conviction following prosecution by the Serious Fraud Office were as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2008/09</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>22</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data prior to 2008 is not collated centrally and it is not possible to provide the information requested without incurring a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T11:36:24.0038187Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
63459
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Serious Fraud Office more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) investigations were carried out, (b) individuals were charged, (c) corporates were charged, (d) criminal prosecutions were launched and (e) criminal convictions were secured by the Serious Fraud Office in (i) 2012-13 and (ii) each of the five preceding years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 201977 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>11 convictions were secured in 2013/14 and 16 prosecutions were completed in 2013/14 (including those with convictions).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates and, where appropriate, prosecutes cases of serious or complex fraud (including cases of domestic or overseas bribery and corruption) which, in the opinion of the Director of the SFO, call for the multi-disciplinary approach and legislative powers available to the SFO. Since April 2012, the SFO’s caseload has been recalibrated so that it is taking on fewer and more complex cases, as envisaged by the Roskill model.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The SFO’s Intelligence Unit will assess all matters referred to the SFO whether by the public, the police or other agencies or organisations and refer those considered suitable for acceptance to a Case Evaluation Board before submission to the Director for his decision to open a criminal investigation under the Criminal Justice Act 1987.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>SFO investigations are complex, and this can sometimes lead to investigations merging or splitting into different parts. For instance, the Libor investigation is into numerous financial institutions, and there are other large investigations which have been subdivided.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested for earlier years is contained in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009/10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008/09</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2007/08</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of investigations opened</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of individuals charged</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of corporates charged</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of convictions secured</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>33</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of prosecutions completed by defendant (including those convicted)</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 1: Two cases have been opened, closed, and then re-opened. These have been counted only once in the data above.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 2: Prior to April 2012 the SFO did not collate all of its casework data centrally and it is therefore possible that some records form this period may not have been identified. The SFO is currently carrying out a project to ensure that its reporting systems are more robust in the future.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.3189796Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.3189796Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
63770
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Cabinet Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Coalition Governments more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government by what date they plan to publish their response to the report of the Constitution Committee on Constitutional implications of coalition government (5th Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 130) published in February 2014. more like this
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Lord Norton of Louth more like this
star this property uin HL554 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to the Answer I gave to Lord Lexden on 23 June 2014 (Official Report) Column Ref: WA113.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T11:48:38.3469237Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T11:48:38.3469237Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Norton of Louth more like this
63551
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Regional Growth Fund more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many projects have received funds from the Regional Growth Fund in (a) Thirsk and Malton constituency, (b) North Yorkshire and (c) the North of England in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 202143 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>No Regional Growth Fund (RGF) awards have been made in the constituency of Thirsk and Malton.</p><p>The following table shows the number of projects and programmes in the region that have been awarded RGF grants in Rounds 1-4 and the years in which the selected bidders for each round were announced.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>RGF Round</p></td><td><p>Year selected bidders were announced</p></td><td><p>The North</p><p>(North East, North West,</p><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside)</p></td><td><p>North Yorkshire</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>27</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>90</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4</p><p> </p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Selected bidders for Round 5 were announced in April 2014 and Round 5 contracting is under way.</p><p>Businesses in the North of England can apply to regional and national RGF programmes for support.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T14:03:03.5096619Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:03:03.5096619Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
63556
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Educational Testing Service more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what current contracts (a) his Department and (b) each of his Department's executive agencies or non-departmental public bodies hold with the Educational Testing Service or any of that organisation's subsidiaries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
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Mr Nick Gibb more like this
star this property uin 202232 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department does not have any contracts with the Educational Testing Service or any of its subsidiaries.</p><p /> <p>I have approached the Chief Executives of the Department's Executive Agencies (Insolvency Service, Companies House, National Measurement Office, Intellectual Property Office, UK Space Agency, Ordnance Survey, Met Office, Land Registry and the Skills Funding Agency) and they will respond to my Hon. Friend directly.</p><p /> <p>Information for non-departmental public bodies is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</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 2014-07-01T14:12:38.2176926Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:12:38.2176926Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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star this property file name Executive Agency letters - UIN202232.pdf more like this
star this property title Executive Agency letters more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
63554
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Performance Appraisal more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what proportion of (a) disabled and (b) all other staff employed by his Department received each level of performance rating in their end of year performance assessment for 2013-14. 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 202047 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>In common with most other Government Departments, BIS currently has three performance categories; category 1 (top), category 2 and category 3. The following table sets out the percentage of employees who have declared a disability within each performance category, and the percentage of all other staff in each performance category for the 2013-14 reporting year. The percentage of all other staff includes those who have either declared that they do not have a disability, have chosen the option of ‘prefer not to say' or have not made a declaration. 6.5% of staff BIS have currently declared that they have a disability.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Percentage</p></td><td><p>Category 1</p></td><td><p>Category 2</p></td><td><p>Category 3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Those who have declared a disability</p></td><td><p>16%</p></td><td><p>54%</p></td><td><p>30%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All other staff</p></td><td><p>23%</p></td><td><p>59%</p></td><td><p>18%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>BIS undertakes a number of activities to mitigate against the risk of discriminatory performance markings including training for managers and staff on unconscious bias and specific guidance on making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees.</p>
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 2014-07-01T14:16:54.3212437Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:16:54.3212437Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
63552
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: North Yorkshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what support his Department is giving to small and medium-sized businesses in North Yorkshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 202144 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>We continue to work hard to provide the right support to make life easier for small and medium sized businesses everywhere.</p><p>www.gov.uk is the home for Government services and information online. One of the tools available is the 'Finance and Support Finder;' a searchable database of publicly-backed sources of finance and business support. The website www.greatbusiness.gov.uk also provides support and advice for anyone trying to start or grow a business.</p><p>In addition to on-line support, the Business Support Helpline is available to provide a quick response on queries about starting a business, or a personalised and in-depth advice service for more complex needs.</p><p>North Yorkshire has benefitted from a number of support schemes. The Start-Up Loan Scheme has provided business advice and 629 loans with a value of £3.3 million to people starting a business. Since May 2010, 165 companies have benefitted from the Government's Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme with a drawn down value of over £22 million.</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 2014-07-01T14:28:12.3634378Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:28:12.3634378Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
63550
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading New Businesses: Government Assistance more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many start-up loans have been granted to local businesses in (a) Thirsk and Malton constituency, (b) North Yorkshire and (c) North of England in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Miss Anne McIntosh more like this
star this property uin 202142 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Start-Up Loans programme commenced in 2012.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Thirsk and Malton</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>North Yorkshire</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>North of England*</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Loan Volume</p></td><td><p>value of loans (£M)</p></td><td><p>Loan Volume</p></td><td><p>value of loans (£M)</p></td><td><p>Loan Volume</p></td><td><p>value of loans (£M)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0.01</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>0.23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>0.10</p></td><td><p>414</p></td><td><p>2.26</p></td><td><p>2993</p></td><td><p>16.55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014 – to date</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>0.05</p></td><td><p>629</p></td><td><p>3.29</p></td><td><p>5108</p></td><td><p>26.55</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>All values are loans drawn down.</p><p>*North England comprises of values for North East, North West, Yorkshire and Humber.</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 2014-07-01T14:30:46.7355741Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:30:46.7355741Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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384
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
63558
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property hansard heading Trade Promotion: Egypt more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, when he plans for the next Government trade delegation to visit Egypt; and if he will include in that delegation construction companies from the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 202262 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
unstar this property answer text <p>I am planning to visit Egypt from 12-15 October 2014 with a business delegation. Our Embassy in Cairo intends that the visit should focus on the following four sectors: Energy, Education, Retail and Construction.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2014-07-01T14:33:37.1938571Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-01T14:33:37.1938571Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this