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star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Trade: Sign Language more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps his Department takes to provide (a) information on its services in British Sign Language (BSL) and (b) correspondence in BSL to people whose principal language is BSL. 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 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade complies with the Equality Act 2010.</p><p>We encourage people who require our information provided in alternative formats, to tell us what format they need it in, and what assistive technology they use, to help us meet their needs. We also caption and subtitle video content as a matter of routine.</p><p>As a department, we host a wide range of events. We ask all attendees to confirm their needs prior to the event taking place and provide a British Sign Language signer where it has been requested in advance.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T09:11:46.473Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T09:11:46.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what investment dispute settlement mechanism he plans to introduce in future trade agreements. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10292 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK is currently developing an independent trade and investment policy. As part of this we will be considering our approach to investment protection in future trade agreements and options for associated investment dispute settlement mechanisms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T09:54:04.087Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T09:54:04.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what plans he has to introduce trade defence mechanisms; and how he plans to use trade remedies to address any unfair practices undertaken by foreign competitors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10289 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>We will bring forward legislation to put in place the essential and necessary legislative framework to allow the UK to operate its own independent trade policy upon exit from the European Union. This includes introducing legislation for a trade remedies system that will allow the UK to appropriately address alleged cases of unfair practice by foreign companies, while also remaining a champion of global free trade.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T15:55:17.957Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T15:55:17.957Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK 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
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what plans he has to ensure standards are maintained to prevent market distortion resulting from imports to the UK from markets outside the UK with less stringent regulations and standards than the UK has. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10290 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is fully committed to ensuring the maintenance of high levels of consumer, worker and environmental standards in trade agreements. High standards and high quality are what our domestic and global customers demand, and that is what we should provide.</p><p>Until we have left the EU, the UK remains a full member of the EU and all the rights and obligations of EU membership remain in force.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-09-19T16:23:23.7Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-19T16:23:23.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what plans he has to prioritise certain industry sectors. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10287 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade prioritises attracting Foreign Direct Investment where it has the most potential to add value to the UK economy.</p><p>This year, we have targeted our global network across a broad range of technology-driven business sectors, based on the opportunity identified in specific overseas markets to bring high value investment into the UK to establish new, or expand existing operations.</p><p>The sectors, based on their strategic importance to the UK economy, include Advanced Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Bio-economy, Energy, Technology, Creative, Financial services, Life Science, and Infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T13:25:10.553Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T13:25:10.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what plans he has to enable foreign investors to operate within (a) global and (b) intra-EU supply chains; and what assessment he has made of the effect of Roles of Origin regulations on the ability of such investors to operate in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10288 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes foreign investors, and we lead in Europe on foreign direct investment. The Department for International Trade is working closely with counterparts across a wide range of markets in order to promote the UK as a great place to do business, and the UK Government is seeking a bold and ambitious Free Trade Agreement with the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chelsea and Fulham more like this
star this property answering member printed Greg Hands more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T13:40:00.663Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T13:40:00.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Greg Hands more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, what steps he plans to take to encourage investment in the (a) devolved nations and (b) regions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10286 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department for International Trade (DIT) promotes trade and investment across all parts of the UK through our overseas network, international events programme, bespoke sector support, online services and regional teams. DIT follows the “UK first” approach, which means we support investors to make or expand their investments in the UK, but do not prioritise certain places or regions within the UK above others.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T16:55:29.85Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T16:55:29.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK: Manufacturing Industries more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade in the Westminster Hall debate of 12 September 2017, on foreign direct investment, when the decisions were announced on foreign direct investment by the car manufacturers to which the Minister referred. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sefton Central more like this
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Bill Esterson more like this
star this property uin 10293 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
unstar this property answer text <p>Investment decisions by BMW, Toyota and Nissan were announced as follows:</p><ul><li>On 25 July 2017, BMW announced that a fully electric version of the Mini will be built at the Cowley plant in Oxford.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>On 16 March 2017 Toyota Motor Europe announced that it is investing £240 million to upgrade its car plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>On 27 October 2016 Nissan announced it would build the next models of the Qashqai and the X-Trail at its Sunderland plant.</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T16:59:14.767Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T16:59:14.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Oral contribution of the hon. Member for Sefton Central of 12 October 2017, Official Report, column 428, what plans he has to (a) increase the number of jobs created as a result of foreign direct investment and (b) reduce the deficit in the trade of goods; and if he will make a statement. 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 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is focused on supporting projects that maximise wealth creation across the UK. This wealth creation includes jobs, innovation and productivity.</p><p> </p><p>The balance of trade in goods is only one element contributing to the UK’s current account balance. As the world economy recovers the current account deficit should narrow, in line with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s forecast of -2.0% of GDP in 2021<strong>. </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government is supporting exports through UK Export Finance which has provided £14bn in support for UK exporters in the last five years and <strong>t</strong>he Department for International Trade helping over 2,800 businesses new to exporting.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-10-17T16:48:38.253Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T16:48:38.253Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Trade remove filter
star this property answering dept id 202 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
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unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, pursuant to the Oral contribution of the hon. Member for Sefton Central of 12 October 2017, Official Report, column 428, what the average value was of each foreign direct investment project referred to in his Department's annual report and accounts in each of the last seven years. 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 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
unstar this property answer text <p>This information is provided in confidence by inward investors and is therefore not published and non-disclosable.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre Forest more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Garnier more like this
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less than 2017-10-17T16:51:36.397Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-17T16:51:36.397Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Garnier more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter