Results 1–20 of 3826 for speaker:Lord Callanan

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (15 Apr 2021)

National Security and Investment Bill - report stage – Lord Callanan. Legislation

Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (13 Apr 2021)

Draft Nuclear Safeguards (Fissionable Material and Relevant International Agreements) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 – Lord Callanan. Orders and regulations

Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (13 Apr 2021)

Draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Kyoto Protocol Registry) Regulations 2021 – Lord Callanan. Orders and regulations; 2:30 pm

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Working Hours: EU Law (9 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: In 2014, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills conducted a review of the impact on the UK labour market of the UK Working Time Regulations. These Working Time Regulations implemented the EU Working Time Directive into UK law. The report is attached, but can also be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-time-regu lations-impact-on-uk-labour-market EU...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Climate Change (8 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Many of the actions we need to take to mitigate the impact of climate change and reach net zero emissions will support both our recovery from COVID-19 and the future growth of our economy, including levelling up our regions. My Rt hon Friend the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution will mobilise £12 billion government investment across the UK to accelerate...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Research: Finance (8 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Our commitment to research and development has been clearly demonstrated through the Spending Review announcement to increase investment in R&D across government to £14.6bn in 2021/22. This increase in investment will help deliver our ambition to increase total UK R&D investment to 2.4% of GDP by 2027. The increased investment will put research and development at the heart of economic and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Horizon Europe (7 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: I am pleased we reached agreement to take part in Horizon Europe; it will bring huge benefits to the UK. We are continuing to work through the details of the costs for Horizon. We will set out our plans for R&D spend in 2021/22 – including funding for Horizon Europe – in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Redundancy (7 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Through regular engagement with small and medium-sized businesses, the Government is aware of the issues highlighted by the results of the takepayments survey and recognises the individual impact on those that have lost jobs or had their livelihood affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Plan for Jobs measures announced last year provides significantly expanded employment support,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sanjeev Gupta (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: We are unable to provide information relating to individual borrowers as it is commercially sensitive. However, details of facilities made available under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) will be published where required by the European Commission’s Transparency Aid Module in due course. CBILS facilities are delivered through the British Business Bank’s...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Bounce Back Loan Scheme and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Details of facilities made available under the Bounce Back Loan Scheme and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme will be published where required by the European Commission’s Transparency Aid Module in due course.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Retail Trade: Finance (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Retailers have been able to benefit through an unprecedented support package including loan schemes, grant funding, tax deferrals, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The Government will continue to provide eligible retail, hospitality and leisure properties in England with 100% business rates relief from 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021. This...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Bounce Back Loan Scheme and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Details of facilities made available under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme will be published where required by the European Commission’s Transparency Aid Module.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Greensill (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: The British Business Bank is tasked with administering the Covid-19 debt guarantee schemes to ensure compliance with its terms. The details of its compliance activity with individual lenders is a commercially sensitive matter. While the Bank looks into Greensill’s position it is not able to originate new lending that benefits from a Government guarantee.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: UK Internal Trade: Northern Ireland (6 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: The Government has consistently stated its commitment to the preservation of seamless trade across the whole of the United Kingdom’s internal market, including between Great Britain and Northern Ireland, within CP226 published in May 2020 and the White Paper published in July 2020. The UK Internal Market Act 2020 implements these commitments compatibly with the Northern Ireland Protocol...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Local Government: Buildings (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: The Government recognises that Local Authorities have an important part to play in tackling climate change, including in heat and buildings decarbonisation. Meeting our net-zero target will require virtually all heat in buildings to be decarbonised, and heat in industry to be reduced to close to zero carbon emissions. Local Authorities can play a number of important...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Vehicles (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Mechanisms are in place to ensure networks are prepared for the significant new demand for electricity from the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Ofgem, as the independent regulator, use the price control framework to ensure that the network companies provide the required infrastructure to deliver the capacity to meet both current and future demand on the network. EVs also offer new...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Energy: Heating (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: Based on historic evidence from trials we can assume that air source heat pumps have a Seasonal Coefficient of Performance of 2.4, while ground source heat pumps have a coefficient of 2.7. We are currently seeking to update our assumptions based on real-life data from the Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project and the Metering and Monitoring Service Packages, installed as part of the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Horizon Europe (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: I refer the noble Baroness to the answer I have given her today to Question HL14523.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Developing Countries: Coronavirus (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: The challenging financial situation we face due to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a temporary reduction in the UK’s aid spending target from 0.7% of GNI to 0.5%. This means making difficult decisions when it comes to prioritising how we spend aid money to deliver the most impactful outcomes. The Government recognises the importance of supporting international research partnerships...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Overseas Aid (1 Apr 2021)

Lord Callanan: The challenging financial situation we face due to the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a temporary reduction in the UK’s aid spending target from 0.7% of GNI to 0.5%. This means making difficult decisions when it comes to prioritising how we spend aid money to deliver the most impactful outcomes. The Government recognises the importance of supporting international research partnerships,...


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