Thursday, 21 March 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of the operation of the regional growth fund.
If he will bring forward proposals to require companies to include supply chain issues in their annual narrative reporting.
What assessment he has made of access to apprenticeships for young women.
What assessment he has made of national apprenticeship week 2013.
What recent assessment he has made of manufacturing activity and future capacity in that sector.
What steps he is taking to promote advance manufacturing.
What his policy is on vocational education routes; and if he will make a statement.
What support his Department is providing to encourage investment and growth in north and north-east Lincolnshire authority areas.
What plans he has to implement a share scheme for Royal Mail employees.
What recent assessment he has made of the costs and benefits of international students to the UK economy.
What assessment he has made of the potential benefits of the development of a new agri-tech centre in Wisbech for regeneration in the fenland region.
What progress his Department has made on improving the export performance of UK manufacturers; and if he will make a statement.
What progress he made on the adoption of an industrial strategy for the UK.
What support his Department is providing to small businesses to compete in global markets.
Which measures in the Government’s growth plan his Department has not yet implemented; and if he will make a statement.
Steve Baker, not here. Sir Bob Russell, not here. I call Chris Williamson.
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands.)
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