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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sick Leave (19 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: Sickness absence data is published annually online at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-sic kness-absence.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Living Wage (19 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: There are no staff in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy paid less than the National Living Wage.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Working Hours (19 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The highest paid member of staff within the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is contracted to work 42 hours per week, including an allowance of an hour a day for meal breaks. As a Senior Civil Servant, they are required to work such additional hours as may from time to time be reasonable and necessary for the efficient performance of duties, for which they are not...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Staff (19 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The number of staff employed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are as follows: Employed directly: 3538 Seconded in: 53 Under contract: 80* *excludes agency staff etc supplied via an agency.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Public Appointments (18 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Civil Service is currently looking at the best way to start implementing the measures published earlier in June across Government Departments, to better understand the background of people appointed in senior positions. The Government is committed to social mobility, and we are committed to creating an organisation in which everybody can thrive.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Construction: Productivity (17 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: On 5th July, we announced an ambitious Sector Deal with the construction industry to transform the sector’s productivity. This includes the Government’s commitment to invest £170m through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund in the Transforming Construction: Manufacturing Better Buildings programme. The programme will improve productivity through promoting the development...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sheffield (17 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy currently has approximately 300 staff working outside greater London. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy does not occupy St Paul’s Place Sheffield and has had no staff based at that location since July 2018.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Airbus (14 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: Richard Harrington met Katherine Bennett twice during this period, at meetings with other industry representatives. Details of Ministers’ meetings with external organisations are published quarterly on the Gov.UK website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications?departments%5B%5D =department-for-business-energy-and-industrial-strategy& publication_type=transparency-data ...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Public Sector: Electrical Engineering (14 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Department endorses the industry developed and managed Construction Skills Certification Scheme and the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme. These industry-wide schemes aim to ensure all construction clients and consumers can have confidence that those undertaking electrical work have the relevant training and qualifications to perform the work required.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Power: Finance (14 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: Hinkley Point C benefits from a Contract for Difference, a mechanism that was introduced under Electricity Market Reform. The Government published the terms of the Contract for Difference and a Value for Money assessment at the time the contract was entered into. The Government will provide updates on the project where appropriate. On the 4 June 2018, the Secretary of State confirmed to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Peers (14 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Department has one paid role for a member of the House of Lords, Lord Henley, who represents the government in the House of Lords. The Department has no unpaid roles for members of the House of Lords. The Department has 40 Partner Organisations where members of the House of Lords have roles. One role is unpaid; the other eight roles are paid.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Health (14 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Department uses a range of surveys and data on well-being when formulating and evaluating its policies. The Office for National Statistics personal well-being questions are also included as measures for the wider Measuring National Well-being programme, which began in November 2010. The Department has introduced several policies that have a positive impact on national well-being. This...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Mobile Phones (14 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: Application Name BEIStart Met Office weather app Organisation BEIS Headquarters Met Office Purpose Induction materials for new starters at BEIS To help users access weather information and sever weather warnings promptly. Development costs in last 3 years Nil Developed as a voluntary corporate contribution by Civil Servants £3.77 million Further Information N/A This...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Manufacturing Industries: Skilled Workers (11 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Government has been clear that safeguarding the rights of EU citizens living and working in the UK has been a priority during its negotiations. The agreement reached and set out in the Withdrawal Agreement text will provide them with certainty about their rights going forward. It will allow EU citizens in the UK to continue living their lives broadly as they do now. Government...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Manufacturing Industries: EU Nationals (11 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: The Office for National Statistics has published estimates of the number of UK nationals, EU and non-EU nationals working in each industrial sector in the UK, broken down by region for the period April 2017 to March 2018 and these are available here: ONS stats.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Airbus and BMW (10 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: Holding answer received on 05 September 2018 There were no Ministerial meetings with BMW during May or June. I visited Airbus’ Filton facility with my hon. Friend the Member for Filton and Bradley Stoke on 21 June, but announcements relating to the UK leaving the EU were not discussed. Although officials met regularly with Airbus and BMW in the normal course of business...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: General Electric: Rugby (10 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: My rt. hon. Friends the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Secretary of State for Defence regularly engage on areas of joint interest. I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to her by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence on 7th September 2018 to Question 167268 regarding that Department's procurement of Type 26...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: General Electric: Rugby (10 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: There has been no formal announcement by GE of an intention to close their Manufacturing Facility in Rugby. The restructuring and job losses announced by the company earlier this year remain under consultation with employee representatives. The Department continues to monitor impacts on the GE Power businesses in the UK

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit (10 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: In the financial year 2018/19, HMT allocated BEIS a supplementary £185.1m for EU exit work. As the negotiations continue, BEIS will reassess its requirements accordingly. Like other departments, BEIS will be invited to bid for 2019/20 EU exit funding from HMT later in the year with details of timings and process to be announced in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Brexit (10 Sep 2018)

Richard Harrington: In the financial year 2017/18, HM Treasury allocated nearly £300m across a number of departments from the Reserve - BEIS received £35.1m of this funding, of which the majority related to staff costs. In the financial year 2018/19, HMT allocated BEIS a supplementary £185.1m for EU exit work, of which £57.3m has been identified for staff. BEIS will keep these costs under...


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