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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (27 March 2014)
The economy in the light of the budget statement.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (20 March 2014)
Promoting the role of the creative skills sector in the United Kingdom economy - /.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (11 March 2014)
Promoting the involvement of women internationally in politics, public life, the economy and society - /.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (10 March 2014)
Impact on the economy of the industrial action on the London Underground in February – Lord Carrington of Fulham.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (10 March 2014)
Transport: Local decision making on transport spending.
Witnesses: Richard Wills, Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Jerry Blackett, Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, Stuart Jarvis, Director of Economy, Transport and Environment, Hampshire County Council and Councillor Andrew Fender, Chair, Transport for Greater Manchester Committee, Transport for Greater Manchester; Professor Francesca Medda, Qaser Lab, University...
- Defence: Nuclear Submarines — Statement (6 March 2014)
Lord Maclennan of Rogart: ...facilities at Devonport or at the reactor plant at Raynesway in Derby, which were comparable to those that were successful in detecting this fault at Dounreay. This will have an impact on the local economy. The decommissioning will be expensive in that it has to be reconstructed elsewhere, whereas there is a team of highly skilled operators at the existing site. In the light of the...
- Carpet Waste Fire (Thrunton) (6 March 2014)
Dan Rogerson: ...that that is the correct way to deal with this and that that is the attitude we should be showing when tackling operators who are not managing resources effectively or moving towards the circular economy we want to see, but who are profiting at the expense of the local environment and local communities. Question put and agreed to. House adjourned.
- Future Army 2020: Welsh Affairs (6 March 2014) See 17 other results from this debate
David Jones: ...I understand, the hon. Member for Pontypridd (Owen Smith) understands and clearly, and most importantly, Sam Warburton understands. The hon. Member for Ynys Môn focused his contribution largely on the economy, and rightly so. One of the joys of this office is that I have the privilege of travelling the length and breadth of Wales, meeting some of our world-leading companies, visiting...
- Women: Contribution to Economic Life — Motion to Take Note (6 March 2014) See 18 other results from this debate
Baroness Northover: ...rates of men and women could add 10% to GDP by 2030. My noble friend Lady Neville-Rolfe had some very useful perceptions in this regard. Women-led SMEs already add £70 billion to the UK economy. We agree that there is tremendous potential here. My noble friend Lady Bottomley mentioned that women were less likely to be peacocks, and my noble friend Lady Neville-Rolfe mentioned that men...
- [John Robertson in the Chair] — Backbench business — Women’s Contribution to the Economy (6 March 2014) See 19 other results from this debate
Helen Grant: ...has given us a chance to reflect on and celebrate the enormous progress that has been made in this country, towards equality for women in the workplace, and in women’s contribution to the economy—progress that the generations before us could only imagine. I want to focus on two main areas: the growing importance of women in the economic recovery, and the need to shape our...
- Future Army 2020: Backbench Business — Security of Women in Afghanistan (6 March 2014)
Robert Smith: ...loans to men, because the women entrepreneurs repaid their loans far more effectively than the men. There was a great deal of enthusiasm for the range of businesses that could support the Afghan economy. We also visited a maternity hospital in Lashkar Gah, where DFID had built accommodation for the training of midwives. The development of women’s health and the support for engaging...
- Future Army 2020 (6 March 2014)
John Baron: ...20,000 regulars with 30,000 reservists were borne of financial necessity rather than strategic design. Has my right hon. Friend made an assessment of the prospect of rising costs leading to false economies, such as the fact that it costs more to deploy reservists than regulars? Although this cost may have been offloaded on to the Treasury, it could still be a cost borne by taxpayers. The...
- Business of the House (6 March 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Andrew Lansley: ...international women’s day, including through the Backbench Business Committee’s scheduling of a debate in this Chamber this afternoon, and this afternoon’s debate on women and the economy in Westminster Hall. The Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee and others have secured a very important debate on Monday on the petition relating to female genital mutilation. There is...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Export Support Services (SMEs) (6 March 2014)
Mark Prisk: Exporting in the modern economy requires sustained financial support, yet the law in this country restricts to individual transactions the financial support for exports. I urge the Government to change the law so that we can have the support that is needed for exporters, small, medium and large.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Bank Lending (6 March 2014)
Andrew Bridgen: ...at a 22-year high, figures from the Office for National Statistics show that business investment is up 8.5% on the previous year. Does that not show that business is not only confident about the economy, but about the policies of this Government?
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprenticeships (Role of Procurement) (6 March 2014)
Greg Mulholland: For every pound spent on an apprentice, £18 is invested in the economy. Will the Minister join me in welcoming the £16 million new facility at Leeds College of Building, which will deliver apprenticeships for 7,500 students and will make a huge difference to apprenticeships in the city?
- Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (6 March 2014) See 4 other results from this debate
Vincent Cable: My Department plays a key role in supporting the rebalancing of the economy through business to deliver growth while increasing skills and learning.
- Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Economic Situation (6 March 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what progress he has made on rebalancing the economy across regions and sectors.
- Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Health and Safety Executive (6 March 2014)
Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which sectors of the economy are excluded from the requirement for inspection by the Health and Safety Executive.