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Results 61–80 of 2991 for speaker:Nadhim Zahawi

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel (9 Jan 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is committed to supporting a productive, vibrant and modern steel sector in the UK. As part of our support, the Government is taking wide-ranging action including compensation for energy costs, supporting innovation and clean steel production, and working with the industry to roll out steel procurement guidance. We are monitoring the situation with Tata closely and remain in...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boeing 737 (7 Jan 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: We are in close contact with Boeing as well as key UK suppliers. Boeing has confirmed that their decision to temporarily suspend 737 production is the least disruptive to the long-term health of their production system and supply chain. Due to the diversification of the UK supplier base, we would not anticipate this stop in production to have a significant impact on the UK aerospace industry...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Jainism and Zoroastrianism (5 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department has invited representatives from both communities to participate in roundtable discussions where relevant issues are discussed. The Jain and Zoroastrian communities of this country have made, and continue to make a positive contribution to life in the United Kingdom. The Government values this contribution enormously.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Universities: Herefordshire (5 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government’s awarding of Growth Deal 3 funding in March 2017 provided a boost of £21.9 million for the Marches area. Since the Deal was agreed, the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) have been working closely with the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) project. The LEP also provided development funding to the project to support the completion of the business...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Honours (5 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK as is a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients, published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website. Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Policy (5 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government has further advanced its preparations for the UK’s withdrawal from Euratom and the European Union. As made clear in previous statements on the topic, the UK has concluded all replacement international agreements required to ensure continuity for civil nuclear trade for when Euratom arrangements no longer apply to the UK and confirmed the operability of an existing bilateral...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Regulatory Policy Committee (4 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 28 October 2019 The better regulation framework sets out the grounds on which the independent Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) can rate an impact assessment. The RPC has only published an assessment without a rating once (for the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill). Relating to the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, the independent...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Regulatory Policy Committee (4 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 28 October 2019 The Regulatory Policy Committee’s (RPC) opinion on the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was published on 21 October 2019 and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-withdrawal-agr eement-bill. Under the better regulation framework the RPC would be expected to review a revised impact assessment if there are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Power (4 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: We are going to need a substantial increase in low carbon generation to reduce emissions to net zero by 2050. Nuclear power currently provides around 20% of our electricity generation and is likely to have an important role in delivering a low cost, stable, reliable, lowcarbon system in 2050.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Freedom of Establishment and Free Movement of Services (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (4 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Freedom of Establishment and Free Movement of Services (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 will not have any impact on the ability of EU and EEA business owners resident and operating in the UK to deliver their services on exit.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Digital Technology (4 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and its partner organisations have digital strategies exploring opportunities to transform services using modern technologies and aligning with the objectives in the Single Departmental Plan and the Secretary of State’s agreed priorities. We make use of agile project management methodologies and work closely with our...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Islam (1 Nov 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: BEIS is proud of our diversity and Inclusion policy and has a good record of employing staff from various religious background. The number of staff in BEIS who reported their religion as Islam is 90. This total is a mixture of all staff whose background is from Indian subcontinent (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan), African and European origin (English and other White background). The breakdown by...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (31 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 28 October 2019 We have taken steps to reduce the cumulative impact of energy and climate change policies on industrial electricity prices for the steel sector and other key energy intensive industries. This includes paying over £300m compensation to the steel sector since 2013. We have a number of funds available, or in development, that will help...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electricity: Prices (31 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 28 October 2019 We are looking carefully at the analysis in the UK Steel report. The Government is committed to minimising energy costs for businesses to ensure our economy remains strong and competitive. Our policies include providing electricity cost compensation and exemption support to maintain the UK’s reputation as an attractive location for energy...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Enterprise Partnerships: Ethnic Groups (31 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) must be accountable to their area and representative of the communities they serve. The 2018 Government Review – Strengthening Local Enterprise Partnerships – set out what LEPs should themselves do to improve the diversity of their Chairs and board members, in terms of protected characteristics, gender and also in drawing from a more diverse...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Economic Growth: Midlands (31 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: As part of levelling up the regions the government is committed to a Midlands Engine Strategy to stimulate growth and increase productivity across the whole of the Midlands Engine region including densely populated areas that surround big cities. For example, we made commitments in the 2017 Midlands Engine Strategy to launch 5G tests beds to enhance digital connectivity in the region,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: International Men's Day (31 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: No one should suffer unfair treatment because of their gender. Every year International Men’s Day offers an opportunity to highlight how outcomes for men and boys can be improved and to talk about some of the important work going on every day across Government to do this. The work ranges from the introduction of shared parental leave, which allows men to take time away from the workplace...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Living Wage (29 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: This Government is committed to paying people a living wage, which is being addressed through the statutory National Living Wage. In April 2019, the National Living Wage increased to £8.21 per hour, handing a full-time worker a further £690 annual pay rise. By 2024 the National Living Wage will rise to £10.50 per hour, reaching 66% of median UK earnings. The scope will be expanded to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (29 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Ofgem’s Targeted Charging Review is seeking to ensure all parties connected to the electricity network make a fair contribution to its fixed costs. This is consistent with Government’s views on the importance of an energy system that discourages free riding and ensures a fair distribution of costs, with solutions rewarded where they contribute to reduced system costs. Network charging...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit: Chester (29 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Business Readiness Fund was set up to help to prepare businesses for leaving the EU on 31 October. £10.6M has been approved across 139 successful bids, with just under £10.2M already paid to Business Representative Organisations. Applications have spanned a wide range of sectors, with organisations delivering activity across all regions of the UK. A list of all successful organisations...


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