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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (7 May 2014)

Environmental Audit: Growing a circular economy. 2:15 pm

Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (1 May 2014)

Thames Valley Berkshire economy – Alok Sharma. Adjournment debate

Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment (10 April 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Tom Brake: ...investment treaties. I will ensure that his comments are passed on to the Treasury, which is the lead Department on this issue. It is clearly important that action is taken to strengthen the Maldives economy. We hope that President Yameen will now work towards economic reform in the Maldives, in addition to considering the treaties. My hon. Friend also mentioned the Assisted Dying Bill....

[Katy Clark in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Domestic Violence (Police Response) (10 April 2014)

Mary Macleod: ...such violence should not be tolerated, especially now in the age of the internet, cyberabuse, sexting and digital means of communication, which are having an impact as well. At the moment, the cost to the UK economy is estimated at about 16 billion a year. If we can do something, not only will it transform people’s lives and change their futures, but it will help with the...

Business of the House (10 April 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Andrew Lansley: ...rented accommodation creates diversity in the housing market, and enables people to be more flexible in relation to housing supply. That is very important, not least because—as our country’s economy, unlike many other European economies, has demonstrated —housing markets can help to provide flexible labour markets.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Asylum Seekers (Support) (10 April 2014)

Jeremy Corbyn: ...the Minister look at the misery, destitution and waste of human resources that comes from keeping asylum seekers in desperate poverty, and not allowing them to work and contribute to our society and economy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Economy (Rebalancing) (10 April 2014)

Economy (Rebalancing)

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: UK Trade & Investment (10 April 2014)

Michael Fallon: ...of them in the past. We need to do more to market those schemes. I do not think it is fair to take one month’s particular trade figures. We are increasing our trade, particularly to the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: High-growth Markets (10 April 2014)

Philip Davies: Does the Minister agree that our future prosperity as a country depends on trading with China, India, south America and emerging economies in Africa—that is where all the future growth in the world economy will be—rather than being part of a backward-looking, inward-facing protection racket called the European Union?

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Life Sciences (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Paul Burstow: What estimate his Department has made of the contribution of life sciences to the UK economy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Exports (SMEs) (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Russell Brown: If we are to grow the economy and increase exports, we need to ensure that there is support for SMEs. In the last quarter, net lending to small and medium-sized enterprises fell by more then 1 billion. When will Ministers get a grip and start backing our wealth creators to take on employees and develop greater opportunities for exports?

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Broadband: Rural Areas (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Andrew Percy: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the economic effect of mobile internet services on the rural economy.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Digital Technology (10 April 2014)

David Willetts: The Government published its Information Economy Strategy on 14 June 2013 which sets out how we will work with business and academic partners to promote digital industries across the UK. I am now working with the Information Economy Council to deliver the actions in the Strategy. The Technology Strategy Board is also investing in a range of programmes, including Collaborative Research and...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Innovation (10 April 2014)

David Willetts: ...nature of innovation means that it is crucial for the UK and its businesses and universities to remain active in the global innovation ecosystem. We know that other leading innovators and the emerging economies are increasing their investment in science and innovation and that we need to strengthen our own performance in some areas and build on our acknowledged strengths to retain our...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: National Renewable Energy Centre (10 April 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effects of the National Renewable Energy Centre on its local economy.

Written Answers — Treasury: Individual Savings Accounts (10 April 2014)

Tom Blenkinsop: ...and with reference to HM Revenue and Custom's policy paper published on the new ISA and changes to Junior ISA and the Child Trust Fund, what assessment he has made of the consequences for (a) the economy, (b) capital markets and (c) business of a shift in savings portfolio composition away from securities towards cash.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Timber (10 April 2014)

Dan Rogerson: ...supports and is very encouraged by the Grown in Britain initiative, which is working to maximise the long-term benefits that our woodlands can bring to the environment, social well-being and the economy. As Grown in Britain is a sector-led initiative, the Government is not responsible for the development of the brand licensing system that will be applied to timber products produced by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Part 2 — Devolution of Wales long haul rates of duty (9 April 2014) See 10 other results from this debate

Catherine McKinnell: ...about the regional air connectivity fund, which is clearly linked to the issues of certainty for investment, growth, which all Members are focused on, and the role that aviation plays in our economy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: New Clause 5 — Bank payroll tax (9 April 2014) See 5 other results from this debate

David Gauke: ...sheet equity and liabilities, which took effect from 1 January 2011. It is designed to ensure that the banking sector makes a fair contribution that reflects its risks to the UK financial system and the wider economy. Alongside wider regulatory reform, the bank levy also provides incentives for banks to move towards more stable funding profiles, reducing the likelihood of liquidity...

Convergence Programme — Motion to Approve (9 April 2014) See 4 other results from this debate

Lord Newby: ..., it is in everybody’s interests that member states do not run up excessive deficits, because if they do the consequences of putting those deficits right are not confined to those member states. The UK economy suffered very significantly because of the eurozone crisis. To pick up one of the points made by the noble Lord, Lord Tunnicliffe, this is one of the reasons that the forecasts...

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