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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
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star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will take steps to ensure that inward investment and job creation is encouraged on an equal basis in all the regions of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 211579 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>UK Government Departments promote and support foreign direct investment, and the jobs that it can bring or safeguard, on an equal basis in all regions of the UK.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>For inward investment, UK Trade &amp; Investment (UKTI) teams are structured to support the overall strategy of promoting the “UK First”, putting forward the areas of the UK best able to meet the requirements of the particular investor and so most likely to attract that inward investment. UKTI and its national, local and overseas partners develop inward investment opportunities that meet the sector requirements of investors.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>UKTI has agreed Memoranda of Understanding with the Devolved Administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (and with Local Enterprise Partnerships and London and Partners in England) to ensure an open and equitable approach. The UKTI operating model combines strong levels of local engagement within a national framework of support, to best support inward investment.</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 remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T16:00:51.8859807Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:00:51.8859807Z
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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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star this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
100294
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
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading New Businesses: Lancashire more like this
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25259
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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 businesses in (a) Pendle constituency and (b) Lancashire to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Pendle more like this
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Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property uin 211613 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-29
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. 38 loans have been issued in Pendle constituency out of 794 loans in total across Lancashire.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Matthew Hancock remove filter
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less than 2014-10-29T14:54:01.3755026Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T14:54:01.3755026Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
100295
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
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Metals more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, with reference to the Urgent Question on 16 October 2014, Official Report, column 445, on Tata Steel, when he plans to publish his Department's metals strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hartlepool more like this
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Mr Iain Wright more like this
star this property uin 211585 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The metals sector is expected to publish its strategy in Spring 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We are supporting the metals sector, through the Metals Forum (an umbrella body bringing together the metals related trade associations) on the development of this strategy: this will bring metals into line with other important foundation sectors which have published strategies already. Foundation sectors are those such as metals, electronics and chemicals which underpin manufacturing.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The strategy will cover issues such as sustainability, supply chains, technology &amp; innovation, skills and communication – which will all have an impact on the metals industry, including steel.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:57:30.0116052Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:57:30.0116052Z
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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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star this property label Biography information for Mr Iain Wright more like this
100297
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Iron and Steel more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much steel was produced in the UK in each year since 1985. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hartlepool more like this
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Mr Iain Wright more like this
star this property uin 211593 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>I can confirm that UK steel production from 1985 is as per the following table:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p>UK Crude steel production</p><p>In ‘000 tonnes</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1985</p></td><td><p>15,488</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1986</p></td><td><p>14,479</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1987</p></td><td><p>17,195</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1988</p></td><td><p>18,723</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1989</p></td><td><p>18,508</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1990</p></td><td><p>17,610</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1991</p></td><td><p>16,295</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1992</p></td><td><p>16,050</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1993</p></td><td><p>16,469</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1994</p></td><td><p>17,172</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1995</p></td><td><p>17,439</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1996</p></td><td><p>17,818</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1997</p></td><td><p>18,328</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1998</p></td><td><p>17,141</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1999</p></td><td><p>16,181</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2000</p></td><td><p>15,019</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001</p></td><td><p>13,403</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002</p></td><td><p>11,528</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003</p></td><td><p>13,129</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004</p></td><td><p>13,766</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>13,239</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>13,906</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>14,392</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>13,521</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>10,075</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>9,708</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>9,478</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>9,579</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>11,942</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>7,114 (to end July)</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Source - Iron &amp; Steel Statistics Bureau (ISSB)</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><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 remove filter
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less than 2014-10-28T16:08:40.3476233Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:08:40.3476233Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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24557
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Iain Wright more like this
100299
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Tata Steel more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, pursuant to the Urgent Question on 16 October 2014, Official Report, column 445, on Tata Steel, what meetings and discussions (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have had with the Scottish Government to discuss the selling of the Long Products Division. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hartlepool more like this
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Mr Iain Wright more like this
star this property uin 211567 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-29
star this property answer text <p>Tata have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Klesch Group about a possible sale of their Long Products Division. Both companies have made clear that there are some months of commercial negotiation ahead including consultations with the workforce.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government and the Scottish Government have ongoing discussions on these and other matters all the time.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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less than 2014-10-29T16:53:12.8638043Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-29T16:53:12.8638043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Matt Hancock more like this
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100300
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Exports: Ghana more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what exports from the UK were supported by UK Export Finance's loan guarantee for Mourne Ltd's Kotoka International Airport project in Ghana. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bassetlaw more like this
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John Mann more like this
star this property uin 211503 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>UK Export Finance is supporting Mourne Ltd’s contract in relation to the upgrade of Kotoka International Airport. UK exports supported include lighting, steel frames, drainage pipes, engineering and design services.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:59:03.6882536Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:59:03.6882536Z
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star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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100307
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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills more like this
star this property answering dept id 26 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what work his Department has conducted on identifying specific policy areas and sectors for which the UK will seek exemptions from the scope of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; and what representations the UK has made to the EU on exemption of such policy areas or sectors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 211430 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Government has consistently pushed for an ambitious agreement under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations in line with the recently published mandate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The European Commission has explicitly ruled out public services from the scope of any market liberalisation in TTIP, and it has therefore not been necessary to discuss any exclusions related to specific public services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Commission has provided further details on the treatment of public services, available online at: <a href="http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2014/may/tradoc_152462.pdf" target="_blank">http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2014/may/tradoc_152462.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T16:04:43.4543869Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T16:04:43.4543869Z
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star this property answering member constituency West Suffolk more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this