Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th January 2001.

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The Secretary of State was asked

  • Trade Union Recognition (8 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the operation of the new provisions of the Employment Relations Act 1999 setting up the statutory arrangements for trade union recognition. [144527]

  • Consumer Protection (10 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on recent steps he has taken to ensure consumers receive value for money. [144528]

  • Tyre Manufacturing Industry (8 speeches)

    What recent discussions he has had with the UK tyre manufacturing industry regarding UK production. [144529]

  • Universal Bank (12 speeches)

    What the cost of setting up and running the Post Office universal bank will be to (a) the Post Office and (b) the Government. [144530]

  • EU Information and Consultation Directive (17 speeches)

    What recent representations he has received on the proposed European directive on information and consultation. [144531]

  • Manufacturing (North-West) (10 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the recent performance of manufacturing industry in the north-west of England. [144532]

  • National Minimum Wage (10 speeches)

    What plans he has to reform the method of setting the figure for the national minimum wage. [144533]

  • Intellectual Property (6 speeches)

    What guidance he gives to businesses about protection of their intellectual property; and if he will make a statement. [144534]

  • Regulation (8 speeches)

    What assessment he has made of the cost of regulations and directives emanating from the European Union on small business enterprise in the United Kingdom in each of the past three years. [144535]

  • Energy Market (6 speeches)

    What measures he is taking to ensure the liberalisation of the energy market. [144536]