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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-06
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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: Living Wage 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 proportion of organisations that hold contracts with his Department pay the National Living Wage. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ellesmere Port and Neston more like this
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Justin Madders more like this
star this property uin 261259 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 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
unstar this property answer text <p>This question would be a disproportionate cost to answer, as we do not hold this information centrally. However, as this is a statutory requirement, our expectation is that 100% of organisations that hold contracts with the department will be paying the National Living Wage. If the department identified any organisation that was in breach, we would engage with them to ensure legal compliance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:05:23.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:05:23.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Madders more like this
1129980
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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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 Mineworkers' Pension Scheme 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, if he will review the mineworkers’ pension scheme surplus-sharing arrangements between Government and scheme beneficiaries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 260580 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government does not intend to review the surplus sharing arrangements which have worked well for all parties. However, the Government is considering proposals from the Trustees for changes including greater protection of bonuses that have already accrued.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:49:31.473Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:49:31.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1129981
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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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 Mineworkers' Pension Scheme 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 his Department is taking to reform the mineworkers’ pension scheme in line with the 1993 actuarial review. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 260581 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
unstar this property answer text <p>There are no current plans to review the existing arrangements, agreed between the Government and the Trustees in 1994, on the basis of the 1993 review. The scheme has been working well for all parties. The Government is considering proposals from the Trustees for changes including greater protection of bonuses that have already accrued.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:49:38.13Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:49:38.13Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Pendle more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property tabling member
1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
1129649
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Metals 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 recent assessment he has made of the security of supply of rare earth metals required by industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 259818 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 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has not made any formal assessment of the security of supply of rare earth elements. However, neodymium and dysprosium are included on the EU’s list of critical raw materials, because of their high economic importance and high supply risk. Tellurium is not on that list, but the Government is aware of its scarcity and importance to manufacturing of alloys and some electronic equipment.</p><p> </p><p>We enjoy strong relationships with a huge range of companies and business representatives and through those conversations we have not been made aware of any specific concerns regarding the supply of these materials.</p><p> </p><p>I can also confirm that I have not held specific conversations with any country regarding rare earth elements. However, the UK Government’s long-held approach to ensuring sufficient supply of materials is through lobbying for free, fair and open global markets. As my rt. hon Friend the Prime Minister has stated, we want to ensure that we promote the greatest possible trade with the world.</p><p> </p><p>Through our day-to-day contacts with industry, we will continue to monitor the situation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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259819 more like this
259820 more like this
259821 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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116
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
1129650
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Metals: China 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 recent discussions he has had with the Chinese authorities on rare earth metals imports into the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 259819 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 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has not made any formal assessment of the security of supply of rare earth elements. However, neodymium and dysprosium are included on the EU’s list of critical raw materials, because of their high economic importance and high supply risk. Tellurium is not on that list, but the Government is aware of its scarcity and importance to manufacturing of alloys and some electronic equipment.</p><p> </p><p>We enjoy strong relationships with a huge range of companies and business representatives and through those conversations we have not been made aware of any specific concerns regarding the supply of these materials.</p><p> </p><p>I can also confirm that I have not held specific conversations with any country regarding rare earth elements. However, the UK Government’s long-held approach to ensuring sufficient supply of materials is through lobbying for free, fair and open global markets. As my rt. hon Friend the Prime Minister has stated, we want to ensure that we promote the greatest possible trade with the world.</p><p> </p><p>Through our day-to-day contacts with industry, we will continue to monitor the situation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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259818 more like this
259820 more like this
259821 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
1129651
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answering body
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 Metals: Electric Vehicles and Wind Power 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 recent assessment he has made of the (a) adequacy and (b) reliability of supply of (i) dysprosium and (ii) neodymium for the manufacture of (A) wind turbines and (B) electric vehicles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 259820 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 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has not made any formal assessment of the security of supply of rare earth elements. However, neodymium and dysprosium are included on the EU’s list of critical raw materials, because of their high economic importance and high supply risk. Tellurium is not on that list, but the Government is aware of its scarcity and importance to manufacturing of alloys and some electronic equipment.</p><p> </p><p>We enjoy strong relationships with a huge range of companies and business representatives and through those conversations we have not been made aware of any specific concerns regarding the supply of these materials.</p><p> </p><p>I can also confirm that I have not held specific conversations with any country regarding rare earth elements. However, the UK Government’s long-held approach to ensuring sufficient supply of materials is through lobbying for free, fair and open global markets. As my rt. hon Friend the Prime Minister has stated, we want to ensure that we promote the greatest possible trade with the world.</p><p> </p><p>Through our day-to-day contacts with industry, we will continue to monitor the situation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
259818 more like this
259819 more like this
259821 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.417Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.417Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
1129652
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Metals 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 recent assessment he has made of the security of supply of (a) the rare earths neodymium and dysprosium and (b) tellurium. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 259821 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 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has not made any formal assessment of the security of supply of rare earth elements. However, neodymium and dysprosium are included on the EU’s list of critical raw materials, because of their high economic importance and high supply risk. Tellurium is not on that list, but the Government is aware of its scarcity and importance to manufacturing of alloys and some electronic equipment.</p><p> </p><p>We enjoy strong relationships with a huge range of companies and business representatives and through those conversations we have not been made aware of any specific concerns regarding the supply of these materials.</p><p> </p><p>I can also confirm that I have not held specific conversations with any country regarding rare earth elements. However, the UK Government’s long-held approach to ensuring sufficient supply of materials is through lobbying for free, fair and open global markets. As my rt. hon Friend the Prime Minister has stated, we want to ensure that we promote the greatest possible trade with the world.</p><p> </p><p>Through our day-to-day contacts with industry, we will continue to monitor the situation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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259818 more like this
259819 more like this
259820 more like this
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less than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T14:22:36.463Z
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4044
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
1129817
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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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 Electric Vehicles: Taxation 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 discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on reducing the benefit in kind rate tax on electric vehicles before 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Ladywood more like this
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Shabana Mahmood more like this
star this property uin 259935 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
unstar this property answer text <p>Ministers hold regular discussions with their counterparts in HM Treasury on a range of transport issues. Policy on taxation is a matter for the Treasury.</p><p> </p><p>To achieve the ambitions set out in the Road to Zero strategy, Government is investing nearly £1.5 billion between April 2015 and March 2021, with grants available for plug-in vehicles and schemes to support chargepoint infrastructure. This is one of the most comprehensive support packages in the world for zero emission vehicles.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T16:23:28.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T16:23:28.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Shabana Mahmood more like this
1128898
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Iron and Steel: Recycling 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 assessment he has made of the potential merits of creating a more sustainable steel industry with a focus on recycling steel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 259037 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
unstar this property answer text <p>We are working with the sector, the unions and devolved administrations to support the UK steel industry to develop a long-term sustainable solution for the UK steel industry. The Department commissioned independent research to identify high value opportunities for UK steel, worth up to £3.8 billion a year by 2030.</p><p> </p><p>In the 2018 Budget, my rt. hon. Friend Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an Industrial Energy Transformation Fund with investment of £315 million to help businesses with high energy use to cut their bills and transition UK industry to a low carbon future. Through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, we are also providing up to £66 million, subject to industry co-funding, to transform foundation industries which includes steel, to develop radical new technologies and establish innovation centres of excellence in these sectors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:54:14.667Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:54:14.667Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1129396
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Railways: Procurement 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, with reference to page 17 of the Government's Industrial Strategy: Rail Sector Deal, published in 2018, what steps his Department is taking through the Rail Sector Deal to address the lack of innovation opportunity in contracts due to current procurement methodology, and to promote outcome-focused whole life supply contracts to increase system reliability and avoid risk averse behaviours. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 259077 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 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
unstar this property answer text <p>Strategic procurement of infrastructure which supports UK supply chains, skills and exports is a key part of the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy, and through the Rail Sector Deal we are working with industry to promote procurement practices that support an innovative, highly-skilled, and productive British rail supply chain.</p><p> </p><p>These improved practices may include more effective use by both public and private sector organisations of early contractor engagement, simplified tendering processes, and procurement balanced scorecards examining whole-life costs and benefits.</p><p> </p><p>The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is currently taking forward work on this element of the sector deal on behalf of the rail industry. Rail companies that would like to contribute should contact either RIA or the Rail Supply Group.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pendle remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrew Stephenson more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T15:54:50.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T15:54:50.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this