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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Hinkley Point C Power Station (31 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Department is in regular contact with the leadership team at Hinkley Point C, as this project is extremely important for the UK’s future low-carbon energy supply. At this difficult time, we are doing all we can to support the project, such as through the Chancellor’s recently announced business support measures. More information on these measures can be found at:...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Self-employed: Coronavirus (31 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is supporting the self-employed through an unprecedented package of measures during this period of disruption. Measures include a temporary relaxation of the earnings rules (known as the Minimum Income Floor) for self-employed claimants who are sick or self-isolating according to Government guidance. The Government has extended this to all self-employed claimants, not just...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Delivery Services: Protective Clothing (31 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is clear that we will support people in work during the COVID-19 outbreak. We are regularly engaging with industry stakeholders, including the British Retail Consortium, to ensure they are well prepared and that their operations remain in line with the latest health guidance. The Government is working with the manufacturing sector to ensure additional personal protective...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Driving: Disease Control (31 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Where there are no practical alternatives, workplace canteens can remain open to provide food for their staff and a communal space for breaks. Where possible, staff should bring their own food to work and distributors should move to a takeaway model. Workers should try to minimise all meetings and gatherings in the workplace and measures should be taken to minimise the number of people in a...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Yorkshire and the Humber (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is committed to supporting individuals, businesses, and communities affected by the Coronavirus. At Budget, the Chancellor announced £30 billion of support to help deal with the crisis by investing in public services, increasing support for vulnerable people, and providing businesses with tax reliefs and loans. Significant further actions have since been announced,...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Insurance: Coronavirus (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is well prepared for this type of outbreak. The Department is frequently communicating with business representative organisations, including the Association of British Insurers, to gain current intelligence on Covid-19 and its impact on businesses. The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Chancellor of the Exchequer are currently working...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Hygiene: Products (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: On 5 March, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) issued a public statement to reassure UK businesses and consumers that it is monitoring retail practices during the Coronavirus outbreak. The CMA will take direct enforcement action, or advise the Government to take additional measures, if required.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Government Assistance (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Chancellor has announced an unprecedented package of Government-backed and guaranteed loans to support UK businesses. For example, from 1 April 2020 businesses of all sizes in the retail, hospitality, and leisure sectors will pay no business rates in England for 12 months. In addition to the Small Business Grant Scheme, we will also provide small businesses in the retail, hospitality, and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: Government Assistance (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is clear that we must support people in work to do the right thing during this Covid-19 outbreak. It is essential that we support businesses who are experiencing increased costs and disrupted cashflow as a result of Coronavirus. The Government has introduced a host of new measures to help businesses in this period, with £330 billion worth of Government-backed and guaranteed...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Coronavirus (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government has announced various measures to reduce burdens on businesses of all sizes during the Covid-19 outbreak. This includes an announcement on 25 March, in conjunction with Companies House, allowing companies to apply for a three-month extension to file their accounts through a simplified online system. Further measures are being developed and will be announced soon.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Supermarkets: Protective Clothing (30 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: The Government is clear that we will support people in work during the Covid-19 outbreak. We are regular engaging with industry stakeholders, including the British Retail Consortium and supermarket CEOs, to ensure they are well prepared and that their operations remain in line with the latest health guidance. The Government is collaborating with businesses across the manufacturing sector to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Government Assistance (27 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 24 March 2020 The Government has made a package of temporary measures available to support public services, people, and businesses through this period of significant disruption. These measures are intended to help businesses that may experience cashflow problems and include: Grant funding of up to £10,000 for small businesses in receipt of Small...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Self-employed: Coronavirus (27 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: In order to help UK businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak, we have made an unprecedented level of support available in the form of cash grants and business loans. The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), delivered by the British Business Bank, is now available for eligible smaller businesses including unincorporated businesses, such as partnerships and sole traders....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Ceramics: Origin Marking (27 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Consumer law requires traders to provide consumers with information on the main characteristics of goods. This would not normally require the inclusion of origin markings for ceramic products. Where goods have a country of origin mark, there is a requirement for it to be accurate and not misleading. The Government does not have plans to change these rules.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Nuclear Power Stations (27 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Nuclear energy currently provides around 20% of the UK’s electricity needs, powering homes and businesses in this country for over 60 years. It will continue to have an important role to play in the UK’s energy future as we transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The UK’s existing fleet of eight nuclear power stations are owned and operated by EDF Energy, and we...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Labour Turnover: Coronavirus (26 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 24 March 2020 The Government defines key workers as those whose work are critical to the Coronavirus response. This includes those who work in the health and social care sectors, as well as in education and childcare, transport, food and delivery, utilities, communications, public safety, and the Government. To assist retention, schools will provide...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Hygiene: Products (25 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 23 March 2020 On 5 March, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) issued a public statement to reassure businesses and consumers that it is monitoring retail practices during the Coronavirus outbreak. If required, the CMA will take direct enforcement action or advise the Government to take additional measures.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Supermarkets: Coronavirus (25 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 24 March 2020 The Government will continue to have regular conversations with industry stakeholders, including the British Retail Consortium and supermarket CEOs. We are keen to ensure supermarkets are well prepared to deal with a range of scenarios, while ensuring their operations remain in line with the latest health guidance. Supermarkets that remain...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Seabed: Mining (25 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: In 2012 and 2013, the Government sponsored two 15-year exploration contracts for UK Seabed Resources Ltd, a subsidiary of the US corporation Lockheed Martin. The Government is developing the International Seabed Authority’s deep sea mining code, so future mining is conducted in a safe and environmentally sensitive way.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries (24 Mar 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: Holding answer received on 23 March 2020 Ministers in the Department have been regularly engaging with with key industry bodies, to understand how we can support the continued resilience and competitiveness of UK manufacturing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisations include the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Nissan, which has been a critical part of the...


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