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Results 81–100 of 2993 for speaker:Nadhim Zahawi

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...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Power Stations: Construction (29 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: This Government believes nuclear power has an important role in achieving our net zero targets as we transition to a low-carbon economy. We are building the first new nuclear power station in a generation at Hinkley Point C, have published a landmark nuclear sector deal and are looking at alternative funding models for nuclear, where our consultation on the Regulated Asset Base model recently...

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

Nadhim Zahawi: Social enterprise is very much part of the government’s vision for a stronger, greener future for the UK, where we lead the world in tackling climate change and improve lives by taking on the grand challenges facing our society. The Industrial Strategy provides a framework to take action against those goals by boosting productivity and earning power across the UK, and to make the UK the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Health (28 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 21 October 2019 The Aging Society Mission is a cross-government priority with the aim of delivering an additional five years of independent living by 2035. DHSC’s ‘Prevention is better that cure’ vision sets out the steps to deliver this mission. So far we have announced £98 million of investment through the Healthy Ageing Industrial Strategy...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel (28 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department signed up to the UK Steel Charter at its launch in May 2019 and we are committed to the elements of the Charter that are compatible with our procurement guidance. I have recently written to my colleagues in the Departments identified as the most important by UK Steel. I have communicated the benefits of the UK Steel Charter and how Government Departments can commit to the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Behavioural Insights Team (28 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy has commissioned research from the Behavioural Insights Team since 2014 across a wide range of issues which have added to the evidence base in formulating the department’s policies. Since January 2011, details of central government contracts awarded above the value of £10,000 are published on Contracts Finder. Contracts published...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Health (25 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Further to the answer to Question 171303, the department continues to use a range of surveys and data when formulating and evaluating its policies. Estimates of personal well-being show that average life satisfaction, happiness and worthwhile ratings are high, and all have increased year-on-year since 2015. Average anxiety is low and has decreased since 2012. The department’s mission is...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Cycling (25 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department provides extensive cycle storage, changing and wash facilities at several of its buildings, including its main office site at 1 Victoria Street. There is also a cycle to work scheme which enables individuals to buy a bike and spread the cost by paying instalments directly from their salary. For the year 2018 there were 92 members of the cycle to work scheme and for 2019 Jan –...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: Regulation (25 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government seeks to build a positive regulatory environment for business and ensure that the public continue to enjoy the highest standards of protections. My Rt Hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced plans to hold a Brexit Red Tape Challenge. We shall set out next steps on this in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK (25 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Recognising the unique requirements of certifying existing skills and retraining in the steel and heavy manufacturing sector, and the economic vulnerability of the area around the Redcar steelworks, around £53 million has been provided to support schemes identified by the SSI Task Force to support impacted workers.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Companies: Glasgow East (25 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Since being appointed in July 2019, Ministers in the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have undertaken a programme of visits to Scotland, including a visit to Glasgow by Lord Duncan of Springbank in August. Additionally, the ‘Get Ready for Brexit’ business readiness events roadshow visited Glasgow on 25 September. Over 100 attendees joined and received advice from...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Jainism (24 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Britain’s Jain community makes a positive contribution to life in this country. This Government values its contribution immensely. The Government is always keen to work with the Jain community on matters that are important to them, and we will continue to do so.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Professions: Qualifications (23 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 21 October 2019 The Government has encouraged UK and EU regulators to sign mutual recognition agreements that provide routes for recognition for qualifications of UK and EU professionals in the event of leaving the EU without a deal. This will ensure UK professionals are able to practise in other parties’ jurisdictions.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: Regulation (23 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 21 October 2019 Government’s priority is to have effective regulatory systems. Where an EU regulatory function is repatriated then in most cases this will be undertaken by an existing regulatory body. The National Audit Office considers that there are 90 regulators operating in the UK. ‘Managing Public Money’ sets out when fees and charges may be...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (23 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: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Public Appointments (23 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The public appointments that the Department is responsible for making are set out in the Schedule to the Public Appointments Order in Council 2019: https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/wp-content/u ploads/2019/04/2019-Public-Appointments-Order-In-Council.pdf

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Enterprise Partnerships: Finance (23 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: In the July 2018 Review, Strengthened LEPs, Government bolstered the rules that each Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) must follow to ensure greater transparency on how public money is spent. We continue to review the effectiveness of the assurance and transparency model that we have in place for LEPs. The National Local Growth Assurance Framework published in January 2019 provides guidance...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Enterprise Partnerships: Finance (23 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: In the July 2018 Review, Strengthened LEPs, Government bolstered the rules that each Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) must follow to ensure greater transparency on how public money is spent. We continue to review the effectiveness of the assurance and transparency model that we have in place for LEPs. The National Local Growth Assurance Framework published in January 2019 provides guidance...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Enterprise Partnerships: Solent (23 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The National Local Growth Assurance Framework is published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. This Framework sets out Government’s guidance on the assurance requirements for local growth funding as well as guidance for LEPs on carrying out value for money assessments on the funding it provides. The Solent LEP’s Local Assurance Framework is published on its...


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