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MP for Twickenham

Vincent Cable (Liberal Democrat)

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Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Royal Mail (21 July 2014)

Matthew Hancock: ...by the National Audit Office in its report on the Royal Mail Initial Public Offering (IPO). It will help the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable) in his own assessment of the system the Government operates for the sale of its assets through IPOs to ensure that Government can meet its full objectives while achieving...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Tickets: Internet (21 July 2014)

Jo Swinson: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has not received any direct representations from representatives of the secondary ticketing websites on amendments tabled to the Consumer Rights Bill or about the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and the Department for...

[Mrs Linda Riordan in the Chair] — Cross-border Rail Services in Wales (2 July 2014)

Nia Griffith: ...back to west Wales, so they are very concerned about overcrowding. We need a much greater number of Sunday services, particularly in winter, when it is impossible to get from my constituency to important places such as Twickenham, where rugby matches happen. People cannot get there on a Sunday, and I am sure the Minister understands the importance of such sporting events. Not to be able to...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Medicine: Scotland (2 July 2014)

David Willetts: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has made no assessment of the effect of funding for medical research in a separate Scotland. The “Scotland Analysis: Science and Research” report published in November 2013 examined the current UK framework for funding, infrastructure, co-ordination and collaboration....

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: British Irish Council (30 June 2014)

Jo Swinson: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has not held any meetings with the British-Irish Council within the last year

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: McDonalds Restaurants (30 June 2014)

Jennifer Willott: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has not had such a discussion with McDonald’s Corporation.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Film (19 June 2014)

Theresa Villiers: ...for Tatton (Mr Osborne). I have met the senior team at Home Box Office on two occasions. Last month I wrote to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), to coincide with the publication of the UK Creative Industries International Strategy in China, in order to promote some 250 media production companies based in...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: China (18 June 2014)

Michael Fallon: My Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), met civil society organisations during his visit and discussed a range of human rights issues, including the rule of law, labour and trade union rights.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: European Fighter Aircraft (16 June 2014)

Michael Fallon: ...the Minister of State for Trade and Investment (Lord Livingston of Parkhead). My noble Friend reports to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable) and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague), as the two responsible Cabinet Ministers....

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: China (12 June 2014)

Michael Fallon: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has not had any recent discussions with the Chinese Government regarding the export of British cheese to China. However, officials at the British embassy in Beijing have been in contact with the relevant authorities regarding the recent temporary suspension of imports of British...

Children with Epilepsy (Children and Families Act 2014) (9 June 2014)

Paul Maynard: ...the implications for an individual’s learning capacity. Lurking behind all that are the consequences of prejudice and the stigma that is attached to epilepsy. I often cite one example of that. When I was a Conservative candidate in Twickenham, I wrote to my local paper about national epilepsy day in an attempt to raise awareness of the condition. I was shocked when, the following...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Australia (14 May 2014)

Jennifer Willott: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has not visited Australia in the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Conditions of Employment: Scotland (14 May 2014)

Jennifer Willott: There have been no recent discussions between the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable) and the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning in Scotland directly relating to the use of zero-hour contracts in Scottish education establishments.

Prohibition of Unpaid Internships: New Clause 8 — Right to supply tickets to events of national significance (13 May 2014)

Sharon Hodgson: ..., did not. One of the other key pieces of information of which a consumer should be aware is a ticket’s original face value, which in many cases is another indicator of the quality of the product. In their evidence to the inquiry, representatives from the Rugby Football Union said that the cheapest tickets at Twickenham—those they keep cheap to try to get families to come along...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Conditions of Employment (12 May 2014)

Jennifer Willott: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), launched a consultation on proposals to tackle abuses in the use of zero hours contracts. The consultation was launched on 19 December 2013, closed on 13 March 2014 and received over 30,000 responses. The Government response to the consultation will be published in due...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Industrial Strategy Sector Councils (30 April 2014)

Michael Fallon: .../groups/international-education -council The Construction Council has met three times since its formation. The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the right hon. Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has attended every meeting and I also attended the first. The membership for the council is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Migrant Workers (8 April 2014)

Baroness Warsi: ...Affairs, my right honourable friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague) and the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right honourable friend the Member for Twickenham (Dr Cable), launched the UK’s Action Plan on business and human rights in September 2013. This sends a clear message to British companies of our expectation about business behaviour,...

Bill Presented: Finance (No. 2) Bill (1 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Ian Swales: Unfortunately, I was not here during the last Parliament, but I have read a great deal of what my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), now the Business Secretary, said at the time. He was warning of the difficulties many years before they actually arose. I am quite certain that our party was watching the situation carefully, and that it could see what was happening....

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Royal Mail (1 April 2014)

Dennis Skinner: Is the Secretary of State aware that what he has said will reverberate every single day until the general election, including in Twickenham, as those postmen and women who have been slagged off by him from the Dispatch Box today talk on every single doorstep? What they all want to know is that not one single penny from those priority bidders will finish up in the pockets of the Tory party or...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Ineos (31 March 2014)

Jennifer Willott: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has not had any discussions with INEOS in relation to recognition of trade unions at Grangemouth. BIS officials have had discussions with INEOS about Grangemouth. INEOS have informed them that Unite remains the recognised union on site.

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