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The Senior Deputy Speaker more like this
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unstar this property answering dept sort name Senior Deputy Speaker (HoL) more like this
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star this property question text The Senior Deputy Speaker how much financial support ("Cranborne money") has been allocated to each political party for the 2017–18 financial year. more like this
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Lord Wigley more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>For the 2017-18 financial year, the maximum amount available for financial assistance to opposition parties and the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers (“Cranborne money”) is as follows:</p><p>(1) £605,318 to the Labour Party,</p><p>(2) £302,229 to the Liberal Democrats, and</p><p>(3) £91,929 to the Convenor of the Crossbench Peers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T10:42:17.947Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T10:42:17.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord McFall of Alcluith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Wigley more like this
748850
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the benefits and costs to the UK of membership of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>This Government wants the UK to be the go-to place for innovators and investors across the world, and we intend to secure the best possible outcome for the UK research base as we exit the European Union.</p><p> </p><p>We support the objectives of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), which include the creation of links integrating education and entrepreneurship to research to drive innovation.</p><p> </p><p>As my Rt Hon Friend the Prime Minister has said, we would welcome an agreement to continue to collaborate with our European partners on major science, research, and technology initiatives. However it is too early to speculate on the UK’s future relationship with the EIT.</p><p> </p><p>Whatever happens in the future, the Government is committed to ensuring the UK remains a world leader in international research and innovation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-13T10:45:48.55Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-13T10:45:48.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
748874
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the forecast by Barclay's Analysts that the Hinckley Point nuclear power station project will suffer cost overruns of £4.5 billion and a four year delay for completion, and what would be the cost per megawatt hour (MWH) of electricity if those forecasts were realised. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL537 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government negotiated a very competitive deal which ensures consumers won’t pay a penny until the station begins generating electricity.</p><p> </p><p>Any construction cost overruns or schedule delays are the responsibility of the developer.</p><p>The Strike price of £92.50 per megawatt hour (2012 prices) set in the Hinkley Point C Contract for Difference will not change as a result of any construction cost increases or delays to completion.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:29:38.96Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:29:38.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
748859
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they regard the technology and payments company Worldpay to be a strategic national asset, and whether it intends to intervene to order a review of the proposed takeover of the company by a non–British purchaser. more like this
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Lord Myners more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Under the Enterprise Act 2002, Ministers have powers to intervene in mergers which raise public interest concerns in relation to national security, financial stability and media plurality. If the Government decides that there are grounds for intervention and that it should exercise its powers under the Enterprise Act in this case, it will make an announcement.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T12:35:45.667Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T12:35:45.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Myners more like this
748875
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether, in light of forecasts of sharply increased costs and delays to the Hinckley Point nuclear power station project, they will review their support for it and state the estimated cost for bringing the project to an end. more like this
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Lord Stoddart of Swindon more like this
star this property uin HL538 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>There are no plans to review the Hinkley Point C contract, which the Government believes represents value for money and will deliver a number of benefits including 26,000 jobs and apprenticeships. The developer, NNB is responsible for the project’s funding and construction schedule. Any additional costs incurred are the responsibility of NNBG and will not fall on taxpayers or consumers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:27:02.933Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:27:02.933Z
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748689
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Red Tape Initiative 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will place in the Library copies of his Department's correspondence with the Red Tape Initiative project since that project's inception. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 3012 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Ministers do not routinely place copies of their department’s correspondence with external organisations in the House of Commons Library.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T13:18:34.48Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T13:18:34.48Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
748601
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Insulation: Safety 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the safety implications of cladding and external wall insulation systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Poplar and Limehouse more like this
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Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
star this property uin 3062 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>My Right Hon Friend the Secretary of State has regular discussions with ministerial colleagues on a number of issues. This includes issues related to the safety of buildings where BEIS can support the Government response to the tragic fire in Grenfell Tower.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-07-19T15:37:01.403Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T15:37:01.403Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Fitzpatrick more like this
748587
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Science: Finance 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what his Department's budget is for science spending for each year until the target of 2.3 per cent of GDP has been achieved. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hodge Hill more like this
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Liam Byrne more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Science, Research and Innovation will be at the heart of our Industrial Strategy and this Government has bold ambitions to increase R&amp;D and back industries of the future. Our vision to reach R&amp;D investment of 2.4% of GDP within ten years and 3% in the longer-term is part of this.</p><p> </p><p>The Government clearly demonstrated its commitment to science and research in the 2016 Autumn Statement, committing an additional £4.7 billion to R&amp;D funding covering both science and innovation over the period 2017/18 to 2020/21. This equates to an extra £2 billion a year by 2020/21, the biggest increase in any parliament since 1979.</p><p> </p> 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 2017-07-17T10:34:08.767Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-17T10:34:08.767Z
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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 Liam Byrne more like this
748517
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Business: Innovation 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of support available for businesses which are developing new ideas and technologies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-19more like thismore than 2017-07-19
unstar this property answer text <p>Innovate UK, the Government’s innovation agency, funds and connects business-led innovation. Innovate UK currently provides funding for research, development and demonstration projects through four broad sector-based programmes and an open programme. Over 11,000 projects have been funded to date, with over 8,000 unique organisations involved and further support will be provided through the new Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund</p><p>In some cases, industries are too new and too small to have well-developed sectoral institutions, but companies could still benefit from starting to build a stronger partnership with the Government, particularly to overcome the regulatory issues that often affect new industries. The Challenger Business Programme works with businesses in these areas applying new technologies, innovative products and services, and transformational business models. The programme is founded on collaboration between businesses, regulators, and the Government. It aims to gain a full understanding of the issues facing businesses operating within emerging sectors and agree a set of actions for different partners to take forward, driving growth and boosting the UK’s comparative advantage.</p><p>Innovate UK’s connecting activity also provides direct guidance and assistance to businesses by helping them navigate the full range of support opportunities that exist, primarily through the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Enterprise Europe Network.</p><p>Start-Up Loans are available for those starting a business but lacking access to the necessary finance or support to realise their ambitions.</p><p>In terms of wider support, Start-Up Loans are available for those starting a business and the British Business Bank’s Finance Guide provides information on the different types of financial support available to businesses. There is also a network of 38 Growth Hubs which provide businesses with other sources of support.</p>
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 2017-07-19T11:16:19.34Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-19T11:16:19.34Z
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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 Bill Esterson more like this
748451
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to publish his Department's Steel Future Capabilities Review; and what effect that review will have on Government (a) policy and (b) procurement practices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Aberavon more like this
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Stephen Kinnock more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-14more like thismore than 2017-07-14
unstar this property answer text <p>We will publish the Future Capabilities of the UK Steel sector study as soon as it has been finalised.</p><p> </p><p>The study, which involved the sector at all stages, was intended to support the UK steel sector identify future opportunities, in terms of domestic steel demand, within the UK market over the next 15 years. It should also help shape the steel sector’s proposal for a sector deal, under the Government’s Industrial Strategy. As well as generating policy considerations for the Government, including potentially around procurement practices, it will identify challenges which need to be addressed by the sector itself in order to capture these future opportunities.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-07-14T08:29:36.193Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-14T08:29:36.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Kinnock more like this