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Thursday, 10 April 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress he has made on rebalancing the economy across the UK.
What recent assessment he has made of the performance of UK Trade & Investment in supporting exports.
What steps he is taking to ensure that universities remain financially sustainable in the long term.
What recent support he has provided to small businesses.
What steps he is taking to promote trade opportunities for UK business in high-growth markets.
What recent steps he is taking to support women in business and encourage more women to enter business.
What estimate his Department has made of the contribution of life sciences to the UK economy.
What steps he is taking to help small and medium-sized businesses to export.
What assessment he has made of the value for money for the public purse of the recent sale of shares in Royal Mail.
What recent steps he has taken to encourage young people to get involved in business.
What steps he is taking to improve productivity.
What steps he is taking to support energy-intensive industries.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State if she will make a statement on support provided to meet the essential living needs of asylum seekers under sections 95 and 98 of the Immigration...
Will the Leader of the House give us the business for the post-Easter week?
We now come to the Select Committee statement. The Chairman of the Public Administration Select Committee will speak on his subject for up to 10 minutes, during which no interventions may be...
I remind Members that we will follow the usual procedure of speaking for about 10 to 15 minutes.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Lancaster.)
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