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Results 1–20 of 61708 for economy

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Monetary Policy (30 Jul 2015)

Harriett Baldwin: ...responsibility for monetary policy to the independent Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The MPC’s macroeconomic policy tools, including quantitative easing, are designed to affect the economy as a whole, in order to meet the 2 per cent inflation target over the medium term. The Bank of England’s paper, “The United Kingdom’s quantitative easing policy:...

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Mobile Phones (29 Jul 2015)

Albert Owen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what analysis his Department has undertaken of the relative benefits to the economy of access to (a) 2G, (b) 3G and (c) 4G mobile coverage.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Economic Situation: Bradford (29 Jul 2015)

Imran Hussain: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the contribution to Bradford's economy made by the (a) digital sector, (b) animation industry, (c) fashion and textiles industry and (d) games industry.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Tunisia: British Nationals Abroad (29 Jul 2015)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made, if any, of the impact of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's revised travel advice for Tunisia on the Tunisian economy in terms of the loss of revenue from British tourism.

Written Answers — Department for Culture Media and Sport: Broadband (28 Jul 2015)

Albert Owen: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what analysis his Department has undertaken of the benefits to the economy of superfast broadband access.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Russia: Sanctions (27 Jul 2015)

David Lidington: EU sanctions are delivering a significant cost to Russia for its actions in Ukraine. The fall in the global oil price has driven an economic slump in Russia, including a shrinking economy and sharply declining currency. The wide-ranging restrictions of EU and US economic sanctions are exacerbating these negative trends. Russian sovereign debt has been downgraded to junk status by two ratings...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Budget July 2015 (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...Publishing analysis for 2017-18 reflects a compromise between including as much of the Summer Budget package as possible, and making as few assumptions as possible about changes in the wider economy into the future. By 2017-18 the majority of announced welfare measures have come into effect, as have most of the significant changes to the tax system. Analysis for 2016-17 would capture very...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Insurance Companies: Competition (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...the insurance industry. The CMA promote competition for the benefit of consumers, both within and outside the UK and their aim is to make markets work well for consumers, businesses and the economy.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Ulster Bank (27 Jul 2015)

Lord O'Neill of Gatley: ...set out his objectives for the banks in state ownership, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). The government wants to maximise the ability of these important banks to support the British economy; get the best value for money for the taxpayer; and return them to private ownership. Following a strategic review in 2013, the RBS Group committed to accelerating its return to private...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Economic and Monetary Union: Greece (27 Jul 2015)

the Marquess of Lothian: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential effect of a Greek exit from the euro on the United Kingdom economy; and what contingency plans have been made for that eventuality.

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Members: Correspondence (24 Jul 2015)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when the Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy plans to respond to the letter to him of 29 June 2015 from the hon. Member for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Zimbabwe: Pensions (24 Jul 2015)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...recent approach the Government of Zimbabwe wrote to us on 27 May. They explained that pension repayments remain affected by current financial constraints in Zimbabwe and the state of the wider economy. Nonetheless, at our prompting they committed to continuing to seek a solution.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Central African Republic: Economic Situation (23 Jul 2015)

Grant Shapps: ...is committed to supporting economic recovery initiatives in CAR. The conflict that has affected CAR since 2013 has had a severe impact on agriculture, which represents almost 60% of the country’s economy. The UK has provided 27million since 2013 to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Common Humanitarian Fund and NGOs to...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen: Armed Conflict (23 Jul 2015)

Desmond Swayne: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast that Yemen’s economy will contract by 2.2% in 2015 and that Yemen’s debt has risen to over 50% of GDP. According to the World Food Programme (WFP), average wheat flour prices in July are 34% higher than their pre-crisis levels, whilst diesel prices are up 427% over the same period. DFID has allocated 55 million to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Employment: Females (23 Jul 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...directly relevant to employment outcomes, such as the efficiency and functioning of labour markets and should encourage all Member States to remove barriers to greater participation of women in the economy.

UK Opt-in to the Proposed Council Decision on the Relocation of Migrants within the EU (EUC Report): Motion to Agree (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Hannay of Chiswick: ...difficulties. It is right, too, to intensify police and judicial co-operation both within and outside the EU to clamp down on this inhuman trade. It is the case that helping developing countries to grow their own economies must be part of any solution to the problem of excessive economic migration. But having said that, to go on to assert, as the Government have done, that to handle...

Energy Bill [HL] — Second Reading (22 Jul 2015)

Baroness Worthington: ...namechecked several Conservative Back-Bench MPs. This is clearly more about party politics than anything else. What angers me the most is that it puts in jeopardy the UK’s economic growth for the sake of narrow interests raised by a very small number of MPs. The whole of the UK economy is benefiting from our investment in our energy infrastructure. To put that at risk and seriously...

Creative Sector: Educational Provision — Question (22 Jul 2015)

Lord Nash: ...subjects, including opportunities to study the arts and creative subjects. The best schools know how to deliver this combination. The creative industries continue to play a major role in our global economy, with the value of services exported totalling 18 billion in 2013 and 1.8 million people employed, which is up by 16% since 2011. EBacc qualifications support the growing creative...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Telecommunications: Northern Ireland (22 Jul 2015)

Theresa Villiers: ...forward work on digital infrastructure and leads on reform of the Electronic Communications Code. The Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport and the Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy regularly meet with mobile network operators. The Government is committed to reform of the Electronic Communications Code and intends to bring forward legislation in this area as soon as...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Areas: Productivity (22 Jul 2015)

Nicholas Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to improve productivity in the rural economy; and if she will make a statement.


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