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star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas 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 the Government is taking to support rural post office branches. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 257530 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 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>While the Government sets the strategic direction for the Post Office, it allows the company the commercial freedom to deliver this strategy as an independent business.</p><p> </p><p>The Government recognises the critical role that post offices play in communities and for small businesses across the UK. This is why the Government committed to safeguard the post office network and protect existing rural services. Thanks to significant Government investment of over £2 billion since 2010 the overall number of post offices across the UK remains at its most stable in decades with over 11,500 branches.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T09:33:46.69Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T09:33:46.69Z
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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 Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1139255
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Electricity 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 assessment he has made on the cost effectiveness of installing three-phase electricity supplies in (a) new and (b) existing homes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 277717 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Electricity connections and upgrades for new and existing homes are a matter for distribution network operators (DNOs) overseen by the independent regulator, Ofgem. Under the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement, DNOs are required to offer customers the most efficient solution to meet their requirements. In doing so, DNOs assess whether a single or three-phase supply would be appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:33:47.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:33:47.443Z
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4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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130456
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property answering member
4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property tabling member
4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
1139257
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Electricity 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 assessment he has made on the feasibility on subsidising the cost of upgrading single-phase electricity suppliers to three-phase electricity suppliers to support people to make their homes carbon neutral. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 277718 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Network operators are responsible for ensuring the reliable supply of electricity and the Ofgem RIIO-2 price control framework ensures network operators invest efficiently to provide continued safe and reliable services. In doing so they will need to balance the expected reductions in demand due to improvements in home energy efficiency against projected increases in demand from charging requirements of electric vehicles and the increased installation of heat pumps.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T13:32:58.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T13:32:58.347Z
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4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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130459
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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4021
star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
star this property tabling member
4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
677646
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-23more like thismore than 2017-01-23
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas 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 assessment his Department has made of progress in securing the future of rural post offices; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 61093 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 2017-01-26more like thismore than 2017-01-26
star this property answer text <p>The Government understands the important role post offices play in communities across the country, especially in the more remote, rural areas. This is why in our manifesto we committed to secure the future of 3,000 rural post offices.</p><p> </p><p>Thanks to Government investment the UK’s network of 11,600 branches is at its most stable in decades, with over 98% of the UK population in rural areas within 3 miles of a post office. The investment is offering real improvements to customers, including an extra 200,000 opening hours every week and over 4,200 post offices open on a Sunday.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s recent consultation will help us understand what the public and businesses expect from the Post Office and to understand more fully what subsidy is needed and what it should be used for.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-26T14:18:56.187Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-26T14:18:56.187Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
678142
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-24more like thismore than 2017-01-24
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas 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 the implications for his policies are of the call by the Association of Convenience Stores for the Government to review the costs, income and viability of rural post offices on its Rural Shop Report 2017, published in January 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 61334 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 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government entrusts the Post Office’s management to keep the health of the network under review in order to meet the commitment we have set to maintain the network at over 11,500 branches. The commercial agreements it has with subpostmasters, rural and urban, covering costs and revenue form a key part of ensuring the health of the network. While these arrangements are commercially sensitive between both parties the evidence of their success is in the fact that that the network is at its most stable in decades.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T17:08:37.85Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T17:08:37.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
678771
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-25more like thismore than 2017-01-25
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Post Offices: Rural Areas 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, whether his Department plans for the increase in Post Office outreach services in rural communities over the last five years to continue; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 61560 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 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy keeps the state of the network under review including the provision of rural services through outreaches. Outreaches are provided so Post Office can maintain access to communities, most often in rural areas, where the old post office has closed. These provide a regular part time service, with hours tailored to the levels of demand in the community. They provide a welcomed link to the network for many isolated communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-31T17:10:26.86Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-31T17:10:26.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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4073
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
783292
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-03more like thismore than 2017-11-03
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Aerospace 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 steps he is taking to strengthen and promote the British aerospace industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 111376 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK has the second largest aerospace industry globally, with strengths in some of the most technologically advanced parts of aircraft: wings, engines and advanced systems. The industry has annual turnover of around £32 billion, and exports some £30 billion.</p><p>Through the Aerospace Growth Partnership, Government is supporting action by industry to make sure the UK remains competitive, including a joint Industry/Government commitment of £3.9 billion for Research and Development activities through to 2026.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-11-08T13:00:17.11Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T13:00:17.11Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847014
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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, with reference to the Implementation Unit Report on Shale Gas, what estimate the Government has made of the potential effect on employment of the projected (a) 17 sites by 2020, (b) 30-35 sites by 2022 and (c) 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129188 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>BEIS has not made any estimates of the potential effect on employment from the future development of the shale gas industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:05:43.94Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:05:43.94Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847015
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Renewable Energy 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 estimate the Government has made of the number of jobs which will be created by the renewables industry over the next ten years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129189 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not produce forecasts for job creation over a future time period for the renewables industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:10:08.267Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:10:08.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this
847016
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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
unstar 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
unstar this property hansard heading Fracking 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 the implementation unit report on shale gas extraction, what disposal method will be used for flowback waste from (a) the 17 sites by 2020, (b) the 30 to 35 sites by 2022 and (c) the 155 sites by 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Totnes more like this
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Dr Sarah Wollaston remove filter
star this property uin 129190 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>It is up to the operator to agree disposal methods with the appropriate regulators as part of their planning application for any future shale gas development.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:06:37.373Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:06:37.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Sarah Wollaston more like this