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Thursday, 18 November 2010
The Secretary of State was asked-
What recent discussions he has had on the future of local enterprise partnerships; and if he will make a statement.
How much money the regional growth fund will distribute to enterprises in Yorkshire in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12.
Whether his Department intends to sell assets in its ownership to provide finance for the proposed green investment bank.
What discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the future of intra-company transfers following the introduction of the proposed immigration cap.
What plans he has to provide support for small and medium-sized enterprises in the next 12 months.
What proportion of the population of the south-west is not covered by local enterprise partnerships.
What steps he is taking to increase lending to small businesses.
How many apprenticeship starts there were in the academic year 2009-10; and if he will make a statement.
What recent steps his Department has taken to increase the number of student places at universities.
What assessment he has made of the effects of the abolition of regional development agencies on access to unspent funding from the European regional development fund.
Whether the proceeds from the sale of High Speed 1 will be added to the start-up capital for the green investment bank.
What plans he has for the future provision of offender learning and training.
What assessment he has made of the prospects for private sector job creation in Halifax; and if he will make a statement.
What his Department's policy is on the future of the post office network.
What estimate he has made of the number of people and businesses in (a) the north-east, (b) the south-west and (c) Lancashire which will not be covered by local enterprise partnerships following...
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the effect of implementation of the immigration cap on recruitment and retention in small businesses.
What plans he has for the future of the regional growth fund.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Minister to make a statement on the announcement yesterday outside Parliament that the Government intend to drop section 1 of the Equality Act 2010, which places...
May I ask the Leader of the House to give us the forthcoming business?
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Is there any way in which, within the rules of order, I can place on record the fact that a request for a debate with a vote on the nuclear deterrent should not...
I beg to move, That this House calls on Her Majesty's Government to act on the overwhelming public concern about the present scale of immigration by taking firm measures to reduce immigration...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Vara.)
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