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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Employment 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, whether his Department has made an assessment of the of the effect the implementation of self-service checkouts by retailers on levels of employment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166451 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Government monitors employment in the retail sector through statistics provided annually by the Office for National Statistics, which show that over the last 10 years retail employment has remained broadly consistent at between 3.2 and 3.3 million.</p><p> </p><p>We are working to make skills training available for those whose jobs may be affected by new technologies. Both our Industrial Strategy and the AI Sector Deal set out how we are helping people develop the skills needed for the jobs of the future, including retraining and researching the impact of automation across sectors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T12:01:35.57Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
945552
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Toys and Games: Boron 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to ensure that boron is not included in play slime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
star this property uin 166457 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 2018-07-26more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strict legal safety requirements for toys. Under the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 manufacturers or distributers must ensure that any toys placed on the UK market are safe. This includes not exceeding maximum migration limits for boron in liquid or sticky toy materials.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T12:02:00.82Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T12:02:00.82Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
943874
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-18more like thismore than 2018-07-18
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Small Businesses: Nottinghamshire 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many small and medium-sized businesses in Nottinghamshire have received support under each business support scheme operated by his Department since 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mansfield more like this
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Ben Bradley more like this
star this property uin 165703 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 2018-08-06more like thismore than 2018-08-06
star this property answer text <p>We want the UK to be the best place to start or grow a business and we are supporting SMEs to do so. As part of the Industrial Strategy we have an action plan to unlock over £20bn of investment in innovative and high potential businesses. As part of this, British Patient Capital – a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank – has been given resources of £2.5bn and will deliver a new programme designed to support UK businesses with high growth potential to access the long-term financing they need to scale up.</p><p> </p><p>We have also created a network of 38 Growth Hubs across England, and we are tackling late payments by appointing a Small Business Commissioner.</p><p> </p><p>Growth Hubs are a single point of contact providing SMEs with access to information and advice. The D2N2 Growth Hub - operating in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area - has had 6,583 interactions with SMEs since its launch in December 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>SMEs across the UK benefit from programmes operated by the Government-owned British Business Bank (BBB). BBB programmes are currently supporting £575.2m of finance for SMEs in the East Midlands Region, across 3,669 businesses. Also, as of 31 March through the BBB-owned Start-Up Loans programme, 779 loans have been made to individuals in Nottinghamshire, totalling £5.2m.</p><p> </p><p>The Business Support Helpline, Government’s free centralised business advice and support service, has received 432 contacts from the Nottinghamshire area since 2015.</p><p> </p><p>Since 2015/16 nearly 70 SMEs in the Nottinghamshire area have received Innovate UK funding in total and this includes some companies who are in receipt of multiple awards. Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency, driving productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas.</p><p> </p><p>UK businesses can access core services, information and guidance on starting up and running a business, as well as their statutory rights and obligations, on <strong>GOV.UK</strong> (<a href="https://www.gov.uk/set-up-business" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/set-up-business</a>).</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-08-06T14:19:09.967Zmore like thismore than 2018-08-06T14:19:09.967Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Bradley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Land Registry: Private Sector 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when his Department plans to publish its response to the consultation entitled Land Registry: moving operations to the private sector public consultation, published in March 2016; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens more like this
star this property uin 167313 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government will be publishing its response to the consultation HM Land Registry: Moving operations to the private sector shortly. I will send a copy to the hon. Member once it is published.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T16:51:41.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T16:51:41.167Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this
947326
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what criteria his Department used to decide which areas would be chosen to work with the Government to develop their local industrial strategies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 167959 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 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>We have committed to work with all Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities across England to develop Local Industrial Strategies.</p><p> </p><p>Government will take a phased approach - in July we announced the next wave of six areas with which Government is working closely with on their Local Industrial Strategies. These were chosen to give us experience of working with a variety of areas.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-05T16:16:17.183Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T16:16:17.183Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
947329
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry: Sheffield City Region 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, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reason his Department did not choose to work with the Sheffield City Region on a local industrial strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 167962 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 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>We have committed to work with all Local Enterprise Partnerships and Mayoral Combined Authorities, including the Sheffield City Region, to develop Local Industrial Strategies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-05T16:18:19.61Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T16:18:19.61Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
947243
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Retail Trade: Coventry 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, what steps he is taking to support the retail sector in Coventry. 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 167851 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 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The West Midlands Combined Authority has recently approved a grant of £98.8m towards the City Centre South scheme. This will be a major retail, leisure and residential development in Coventry City Centre.</p><p> </p><p>This builds on financial support offered by the British Business Bank, the Small Business Commissioner ensuring fair payment practices, and Local Growth Hubs offering advice and information, with Coventry &amp; Warwickshire Growth Hub acting as the local contact to business.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, Government recently established a panel of experts, chaired by Sir John Timpson, to draw on their experience and expertise to diagnose the issues currently affecting our high streets, and advise on the best long-term approach. The panel, in conjunction with the Ministry of Housing Communities &amp; Local Growth, will launch a call for evidence later this year looking at the future of our high streets.</p><p> </p><p>Government has also launched the 2018 Great British High Street Awards, which champion the hard work of local businesses and communities around the country who are determined to ensure that their high streets thrive.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-05T15:28:37.89Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T15:28:37.89Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
947244
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Redundancy: Mental Health more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has had discussions with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the effect of job loss on mental health and well-being; 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 167852 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 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>BEIS Ministers and officials meet regularly with counterparts in DWP and DHSC to discuss issues around disability, work and health – including mental health – to pursue a joined up approach across Government. On 30 November 2017 the Government published ‘Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability’, which set out the actions that we are taking across the three key settings: the welfare system, workplace and health services. This report also provided the Government response to “<em>Thriving at work: The Stevenson / Farmer review of mental health and employers</em>”.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-05T15:28:09.477Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T15:28:09.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst 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 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to amend the definition of worker in employment law to clarify and strengthen the rights of off-payroll workers, dependent contractors and participants in the gig economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Twickenham more like this
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Sir Vince Cable more like this
star this property uin 167871 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 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to providing clarity for businesses and individuals on employment status. As Matthew Taylor identified in his review, this is a complex issue and is one of the major challenges for public policy.</p><p> </p><p>We therefore need to take time to consider how best to achieve change that works for all. We received over 160 detailed responses to the Employment Status Consultation. We are currently analysing the responses and will respond in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-05T10:38:55.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-05T10:38:55.04Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Vince Cable more like this
964252
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star this property date less than 2018-09-03more like thismore than 2018-09-03
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Products: Safety more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has made an assessment of the (a) effectiveness of the product safety and the enforcement regime in the UK; and (b) effect on the product safety enforcement regime of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Gill Furniss more like this
star this property uin 169627 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 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government published its strategy for product safety “Strengthening national capacity for product safety: Strategy 2018-2020” on 10 August. This includes an analysis of the product safety landscape and sets out our plan to further strengthen the UK approach.</p><p> </p><p>Ensuring the UK retains an effective product safety regime on EU exit remains a priority and the Office for Product Safety and Standards will continue to work with Local Authority Trading Standards and businesses to ensure that products being placed on the UK market are safe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood remove filter
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2018-09-06T14:59:53.797Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-06T14:59:53.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gill Furniss more like this