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Results 121–140 of 2991 for speaker:Nadhim Zahawi

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sirius Minerals (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Sirius Minerals have recently made a statement to adjust their work programme and undertake a strategic review of the project. The Government will continue to monitor the progress of the work. Sirius Minerals have stated they will continue to find alternative sources of investment so that they can complete the Woodsmith Mine project.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department has organised 30 Brexit Business Readiness events over 6 weeks to help prepare businesses for 31 October. Roadshow event locations are: Northampton, Nottingham, Swindon, London, Sheffield, Leicester, Perth, Glasgow, Birmingham, Southampton, Brighton, Hull, Plymouth, Leeds, Derry/Londonderry, Cambridge, Belfast, Ipswich, Newcastle, Carlisle, Cardiff, Liverpool, Wrexham, Bristol,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Trade with EU (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government has taken the decision, in the event that we leave the EU without a deal, to provide as much continuity as possible for businesses and consumers. Different goods are regulated in different ways, in part reflecting the different levels of risk they pose to consumers and the environment. The continuity period for each reflects this. Where an end date hasn’t been set already,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: European Social Fund (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The European Social Fund (ESF) is designed to reduce social disparities across the EU. In 2019, the total allocation for ESF is as follows: € (millions) Scotland 58.7 Wales 140.88 Northern Ireland 29.9 England 466.1 Total 695.58 In a No Deal Brexit, the government has guaranteed ESF funding, enabling existing projects to continue, and new projects to be funded until...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: European Social Fund (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: ESF is allocated according to thematic objectives set out by the EU, and to specific projects which include a range of areas of intervention such as disability, support for young people, and long term unemployment alongside other areas of intervention. ESF Managing Authorities across the UK are not required under EU regulations to maintain a separate breakdown of the precise categories requested.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Urban Areas: North East (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: On 24 July 2018, Government published “Strengthened Local Enterprise Partnerships” which sets out how Government and LEPs will work together to strengthen leadership and capability, improve accountability and manage risk, and provide clarity on geography. Of the £3.4bn of Local Growth Funding that has gone to the Northern Powerhouse, £505.6m has been allocated by the North East and Tees...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: National Security (21 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Under the Enterprise Act 2002, the Government has the power to intervene in mergers that raise public interest concerns including national security. The Government looks at each merger on a case by case basis. Since 2015, the Government has intervened under the Enterprise Act 2002 on the grounds of national security on four occasions: Sepura/Hytera (2017), Northern Aerospace/Gardner...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (18 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is committed to minimising energy costs for businesses to ensure our economy remains strong and competitive. The ability of our steel industry to compete globally and across Europe is a priority for this Government. 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...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (18 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The ability of our steel industry to compete globally and across Europe is a priority for this Government. We therefore provide electricity cost compensation and exemption support to maintain the UK’s reputation as an attractive location for these businesses. In 2017, the Department commissioned independent research identifying high value opportunities for UK steel, worth up to £3.8...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Manufacturing Industries (18 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: We have not made a specific assessment of the effect of higher electricity prices on the steel industry. The ability of our steel industry to compete globally and across Europe is a priority for this Government. We therefore provide electricity cost compensation and exemption support to maintain the UK’s reputation as an attractive location for these businesses. We also have a number of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: Finance (17 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Business Readiness Fund was set up to help to prepare businesses for leaving the EU on 31 October. £10.4M has been approved across 133 successful bids, with just under £8M already paid to Business Representative Organisations. Applications have spanned a wide range of sectors (including manufacturing, retail and life sciences) and are from across the UK, including Scotland, Wales and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries (17 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: We are working closely with businesses across the country to help ensure they are prepared for the UK leaving the EU on the 31st October, whatever the circumstances. This includes regular engagement with the automotive industry by both BEIS ministers and officials to discuss plans for no-deal. All Ministerial meetings with external stakeholders are published in Quarterly Transparency...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK: Tees Valley (17 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The SSI Task Force was set up in 2015 to support impacted workers after the liquidation of the company. We are working with the Task Force and Tees Valley Combined Authority on an evaluation of the economic impact on both affected workers and the local economy. This will be published shortly. Progress reports for the Task Force are available at www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/SSITaskForce.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Infrastructure Update (17 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Today I am pleased to designate the National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure, which was laid in parliament on 4 July. This is an important milestone in finding a solution to manage the UK’s higher activity radioactive waste and this marks the final step in the parliamentary process for the National Policy Statement. It is important that we who have benefitted...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sanitary Products: Plastics (8 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 07 October 2019 On 16 April this year, the Government announced it will fully fund a scheme to provide access to free period products in schools and colleges in England. We are developing this scheme in conjunction with schools and 16-19 education providers to ensure it best meets the needs of all learners. We are committed to encouraging the use of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Ceramics: Staffordshire (8 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries (8 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Secondment (8 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Animal Experiments: Dogs (8 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Public Attitudes to Animal Research report is published every two years and presents the findings of a survey on public awareness of, and attitudes towards, the use of animals in scientific research. The report is commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and supports policy development and public engagement across government and the life science sector...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Jainism (8 Oct 2019)

Nadhim Zahawi: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.


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