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EU Membership: Economic Benefits (15 Jun 2016)

Nicholas Dakin: ...power of the European Union in assisting us in regenerating areas of the countries like his so that there can be a renaissance and they can move forward. I echo the reference that has been made to Siemens, which is an important employer in my region, with a base in Lincoln and developments in Hull. It has said: “Siemens believes that being part of the EU is good for UK jobs and...

EU Referendum and EU Reform (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (15 Jun 2016)

Baroness Neville-Jones: ...showed up in the European story. British business did not respond to the call for evidence and, as our chairman has said, while SMEs evidently value European funding and apply for it, larger British companies do not. Our witness from Siemens commented on this and clearly thought the UK was missing a trick. He is right, so it is doubly important that the Government, in their forthcoming...

Scottish Parliament: Economy (15 Jun 2016)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...to take the action needed to protect jobs. The Scottish Government continues to seek to diversify the energy sector. Earlier today, I was pleased to attend the signing of a multimillion pound contract between Global Energy Group and Siemens, which will enable Nigg Energy Park in Ross-shire to develop into a genuine multi-energy site, securing around 100 direct and indirect jobs and...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Thameslink Railway Line: Rolling Stock (26 May 2016)

Claire Perry: The new Class 700 Thameslink trains built by Siemens will first enter service on the Brighton to Bedford route. It is important that when the trains are introduced that they operate reliably on these heavily used sections of the rail network. It is to this end that the trains are currently undergoing extensive testing on the Thameslink routes. They are also being used for driver training by...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (23 May 2016)

Lord Wigley: ...go to the EU. More than 200 American and 50 Japanese manufacturing companies have located in Wales specifically to sell to EU markets. If we had not been in the EU, they would not have come to Wales. Companies such as Toyota, Siemens and Airbus have stated that being outside the EU would hamper their long-term interests, and the knock-on effect would hit dozens of small companies in their...

Uk Economy: Post-Referendum Assessment (23 May 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: Has any assessment been made of the impact if we leave the EU on 23 June on companies such as Siemens, which invest in new industries in this country such as renewables?

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton: ...boards, but the money available to them is much less and they do not have the role of enabling small enterprises to work beneficially with the EU on industrial R&D projects. The House of Lords committee also benefited from the advice of Siemens, a leading example of the many foreign high-tech companies that have invested in and set up branches in the UK. Although some economists say...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Rail Electrification Programme (10 Mar 2016)

Patrick McLoughlin: ...of electrification. There is a large amount of new rolling stock coming on to our railways over the next five years, not least the new IEP trains, but also the new trains on Thameslink—the Siemens contract, which is being developed at the moment and coming into operation later this year.

[Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Offshore Oil and Gas Industry (3 Mar 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: ...into offshore and onshore wind and other renewables sectors. There is a big opportunity there. The UK has a strong record on manufacturing jackets and topsides for offshore wind substations. The majority of those items are manufactured in the UK. Sembmarine SLP Ltd, which won a contract from Siemens Transmission and Distribution in 2014 to design, engineer, procure, project manage and...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Yorkshire and the Humber (26 Feb 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: ...and offshore wind sectors respectively. These figures include those directly employed by firms in the sector, and resulting jobs within the supply chain. One thousand new jobs will be created in Hull at Siemens’ offshore wind manufacturing plant which is due to be operational from 2017 and will also create additional jobs in the supply chain.

Equitable Life (11 Feb 2016)

Rebecca Long-Bailey: ...payments from the scheme? The next concern I wish to raise with the Minister is the amount of money it has cost to administer the payment scheme. National Savings and Investments, an executive agency of the Treasury, was tasked with operating the scheme. It originally outsourced to Siemens, whose contract was then bought by Atos. The PAC expressed concern in 2013 that the Treasury was not...

Humber Energy Estuary (9 Feb 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: ...good idea. I congratulate him on his new role as trade envoy, and assure him that we are doing what we can to try to secure the future for sustainable biomass, which is important. We are all aware of the Siemens investment at the port of Hull. That 310 million investment will help to support the industries of the future, and is due to be completed by the end of this year. Of course,...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (9 Feb 2016)

Science and Technology Committee (Lords): Relationship between EU Membership and the Effectiveness of UK Science. 9:20 am; Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 9:30 AM) Professor Siegfried Russwurm, Chief Technology Officer & Member of the Managing Board, Siemens Mr Juergen Maier, Chief Executive Officer Siemens UK, Siemens (at 10:30 AM) Professor Dame Julia Slingo OBE FRS, Chief Scientist, Met Office Professor John Womersley, Chief Executive Officer, Science and Technology Facilities Council Mr Stuart Pritchard, EU Affairs Manager, Wellcome Trust

UK-EU Renegotiation (3 Feb 2016)

Diana R. Johnson: I am sure the Prime Minister will welcome today’s news that the largest offshore wind farm in the world is to be built off the east Yorkshire coast by DONG Energy and Siemens. This will create up to 2,000 jobs in the Humber estuary and result in 6 billion of investment. Does this not show that, whatever the debate and frustrations around the right terms, it is in our...

Feed-in Tariffs (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2015 — Motion to Annul (2 Feb 2016)

Lord Haskins: ...the Government have appeared to be a little less sure about where they are going than they were a few months ago. My particular interest is offshore wind, where, thanks to the Government, a huge investment from Siemens is now under way to produce substantial quantities of offshore wind for the nation. There is a hiccup at present because people are not too sure where they are going. The...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (2 Feb 2016)

Energy and Climate Change: Investor confidence in the UK energy sector. 10:30 am; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Matthew Knight, Director of Energy Strategy and Government Affairs, Siemens Plc Naill Stuart, Chief Executive, Scottish Renewables Andrew Lee, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Velocita Energy Developments Ltd

Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day] — Trade, Exports, Innovation and Productivity (13 Jan 2016)

George Kerevan: ...if we were to rebalance the economy towards manufacturing and exports. Let us look at the tragic history of Rolls-Royce in the past two years. Just over a year ago, Rolls-Royce sold off its gas turbine business to Siemens for 1 billion. Gas turbines, by the way, are the third largest export sector in UK manufacturing. What did Rolls-Royce do with the 1 billion? Did it invest it...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (12 Jan 2016)

Energy and Climate Change: Low carbon network infrastructure. 9:30 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: ...University, on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers Dr Gordon Edge, Director, Policy-Economics and Regulation, RenewableUK Stephen Goldspink, Director, Strategy and Business Development, Siemens Energy Management Sara Bell, Chief Executive, Tempus Energy

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (7 Jan 2016)

Andrea Leadsom: Yes, I would certainly be delighted to meet the hon. Lady and colleagues. I can tell her that I recently had the huge pleasure of seeing the new Siemens turbine blade site in Hull, which is fantastic and so impressive. It is a real injection of enthusiasm, new jobs and apprenticeships in her area. We should do everything we can to promote the northern energy powerhouse that is taking off and...

Paris Climate Change Conference — Statement (15 Dec 2015)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...much welcomed. It gives certainty and sense of direction worldwide, not just in the UK. We have significant investments in the UK which have taken heart from the Government’s decision. An example is Siemens in relation to offshore wind. The point is well made that economic leaders need certainty. I would not disagree with that and it will, obviously, inform our policy.


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