Thursday, 18 July 2013
The Secretary of State was asked—
What recent assessment he has made of the performance of the Regional Growth Fund.
What steps he is taking to encourage traineeships.
What steps he is taking to protect the universal service obligation under plans for the privatisation of Royal Mail.
What progress he has made on a sale of shares in Royal Mail.
What recent progress he has made on employment law reform.
In how many of the past 24 months net lending by banks to British small businesses has (a) risen and (b) fallen.
What recent assessment he has made of the take-up of apprenticeships.
What the outcomes were of his Department’s summit meeting with payday lenders on 1 July 2013; and if he will make a statement.
What recent assessment he has made of the value of supply chains to the UK economy.
What recent assessment he has made of the prospects for economic growth in the Humber sub-region.
What steps he is taking to promote sustainable economic development in the North East.
What outcomes his Department is seeking through its science and society budget.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for some time in the middle of September?
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Syms.)
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