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Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (2 September 2014)

Social economy – Hazel Blears. 9:30 am – 11:00 am

bill presented: Hazaras (Afghanistan and Pakistan) (1 September 2014)

Tobias Ellwood: ...and other international obligations; and thirdly, strengthening financial management and accountability. In Pakistan, our aid helps the authorities to make progress in those areas, including concrete measures to improve the economy, reform education and devote proper attention to human rights.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Benefits (Expenditure) (1 September 2014)

Philip Hollobone: ...annual increases in welfare spending have at last been brought under control, so that the proportion of our national output that goes on welfare spending has finally been controlled, allowing our economy more room to grow and more spending on important areas such as health and education?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Universal Credit (1 September 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...to take people on, to begin with for lower hours than they might otherwise have been able to do—in other words, not creating a job—and then expand it into a much fuller-time job, so improving the economy and improving lives.

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (1 September 2014)

Iain Duncan Smith: ...Will he also pass on our congratulations to the businesses, small and large, that have done their level best to help deliver 1.7 million new jobs since the Government came to power and to turn the economy around so that it is the best-performing economy in the whole of Europe?

Written Ministerial Statements — Communities and Local Government: Summer Recess (DCLG Work) (1 September 2014)

Eric Pickles: ...and its long-term economic plan. It is supporting local shops and businesses with a billion pound package of investment that includes targeted business rate discounts, sensible planning changes and action that reins in over-zealous parking practices. Seaside towns have untapped potential to create vibrant economies and are an important part of the Government’s long-term economic plan...

Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Tunisia and Lebanon (Participation in Union Programmes) (1 September 2014)

Tobias Ellwood: ...will help familiarise them with EU policies and working methods, and allow for progressive integration into EU networks. There are also several programmes around modernising and developing their economy. Tunisia is the region’s post-revolution success story and is establishing itself as a model for peaceful democratic transition. A new progressive constitution and electoral law have...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Forests (1 September 2014)

Dan Rogerson: ...to maintaining the public forest estate in public ownership and to establishing a new operationally-independent public body to manage the estate for the long-term benefit of people, nature and the economy. The Forestry and Woodlands Policy Statement was firmly based on the Independent Panel on Forestry’s recommendations, including those in relation to the public forest estate.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Graduates (1 September 2014)

Greg Clark: The Government is rebuilding, rebalancing and growing the economy to ensure that all university leavers in all parts of the country are given the opportunity to achieve their potential. The economic plan is working, with over two million more private sector jobs and 400,000 more businesses. To enable students to take advantage of these opportunities we are increasing the information available...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Copyright: Internet (1 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Mike Weatherley: ...entertainment services, and alerts to subscribers found to have been uploading content illegally online; and what effects he expects the development to have on the implementation of the Digital Economy Act 2010.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Performing Arts (1 September 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Mike Weatherley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment he has made of the economic contribution to the UK economy of (a) West End theatres, (b) the UK theatre industry and (c) the Programme Making and Special Events sector in each year since 2004; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Radio Frequencies (1 September 2014)

Mike Weatherley: ...of a loss of access by PMSE users to the 700 MHz band of radio spectrum; and if he will make a statement; (2) what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the continuation to the UK economy by (a) West End theatres, (b) the UK theatre industry and (c) the Programme Making and Special Events (PMSE) sector of a loss of access by the PMSE sector to the 700 MHz band of radio...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Consumption (1 September 2014)

Kelvin Hopkins: ...savings opportunity scheme proposed in his consultation document of July 2013, what estimate he made at the time of publication of that document of the maximum potential value of savings to the UK economy arising from that scheme by 2020; and what his current estimate is of such savings.

Scottish Parliament: Major Trunk Road Works (Consultation of Cyclists) (21 August 2014)

David Stewart: ...minister knows, the A82 is subject to major road works. The A82 partnership is concerned that normal traffic on the road will be brought to a standstill, with an unnecessary negative impact on the economy. Can the minister raise the issue with Transport Scotland and Police Scotland, and inject some common sense into the proposal by rerouting it?

Scottish Economy (21 August 2014)

Scottish Economy

Scottish Parliament: North Sea Oil Reserves (21 August 2014)

Fergus Ewing: As Sir Ian Wood, a hugely respected figure in the oil and gas industry highlighted, implementing his report’s recommendations could add £200 billion to the economy. That includes the effective implementation of enhanced oil recovery—EOR—which could secure up to 6 billion barrels of oil in a best-case scenario, something which I discussed at length earlier this week with...

Scottish Parliament: Labour Market Statistics (21 August 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

John Swinney: ...03489) With a record number of people in work and the unemployment rate at its lowest since early 2009, the latest labour market statistics show a clear and sustained strengthening in the Scottish economy. The fall in youth unemployment over the past year is also welcome.

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (21 August 2014)

Johann Lamont: ...oil and gas production will last ... young voters must be fully aware that by the time they are middle aged, Scotland will have little offshore oil and gas production and this will seriously hit our economy, jobs, and public services.” Can the First Minister tell our children and grandchildren why Sir Ian Wood was wrong to give them that warning?

Scottish Parliament: Prime Minister (Meetings) (21 August 2014)

Ruth Davidson: ...Sir Ian’s point that “our young voters must be fully aware that by the time they are middle aged, Scotland will have little offshore oil and gas production and this will seriously hit our economy, jobs and public services.” That is a direct quotation from Sir Ian. Will the First Minister not concede it?

Scottish Parliament: Shipbuilding (Lower Clyde) (21 August 2014)

Duncan McNeil: ...view is shared by CMAL and CalMac? How will he ensure that, given the requirement for 12 new vessels, £240 million of public investment will be used in support of Ferguson’s and the wider Scottish economy?

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