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star this property date less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Non-domestic Rates more like this
unstar 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 Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to announce the results of the Government's review into business rates. 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 10276 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 2017-09-15more like thismore than 2017-09-15
star this property answer text <p>The Government concluded a fundamental review of business rates at Budget 2016 with a package of reductions worth almost £9bn over the next five years. As a next step the Government aims to revalue properties more frequently and to look more broadly at the way in which we address the perceived unfairness that companies that operate in bricks and mortar are effectively treated differently from companies that do not. The Government will provide an update in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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less than 2017-09-15T13:57:00.77Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-15T13:57:00.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
759880
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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star 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
unstar 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 label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
759886
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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star 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
unstar 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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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
759887
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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star 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
unstar 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 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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star 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
unstar 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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star 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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star 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
unstar 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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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
759890
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 Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Foreign Investment in UK more like this
unstar 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 Exiting the European Union, 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 maintain regulatory equivalence with key markets. 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 10291 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 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to making the UK the best place in the world to do business. As the Prime Minister set out in the White paper &quot;The United Kingdom’s Exit from and new partnership with the European Union&quot;, this will mean fostering a high quality, stable and predictable regulatory environment. We want to minimise the regulatory and market access barriers for both goods and services in trade with the EU. Discussions on regulatory equivalence will form part of the negotiations.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2017-09-20T12:56:59.923Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-20T12:56:59.923Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
759891
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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-19more like thismore than 2017-09-19
star 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
unstar 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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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter
759885
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 more like this
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
unstar 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 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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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-20more like thismore than 2017-09-20
star 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
unstar 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 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 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading UK Trade with EU more like this
unstar 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 Exiting the European Union, what representations he has received from (a) businesses and (b) business organisations on the relationship the UK should have with the single market after the UK leaves the EU. 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 107461 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 2017-10-20more like thismore than 2017-10-20
star this property answer text <p>The Department has held numerous meetings with representatives from the business community since the Referendum in June last year. This has included over 300 individual meetings, roundtables and other types of engagement with all sectors of the economy and in every region of the UK. The insight and analysis provided as a result of this close dialogue is incredibly valuable in supporting the Government’s objective to agree a comprehensive new partnership with the EU, ensuring business can continue to access European markets while recognising the indivisibility of the EU’s four freedoms.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Worcester more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robin Walker more like this
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less than 2017-10-20T15:14:02.043Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-20T15:14:02.043Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robin Walker more like this
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4061
star this property label Biography information for Bill Esterson remove filter