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Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Infrastructure: Northumberland ( 2 May 2024)

Alan Mak: My Department has not made an estimate of the number of permanent jobs that will be created, but I note that Northumberland County Council expect it to deliver over 1,600 direct jobs, including 1,200 long-term construction jobs, and over 2,700 indirect and induced jobs over the course of the development. Infrastructure upgrades needed to support the site are a commercial negotiation between...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Iron and Steel: EU Countries ( 2 May 2024)

Alan Mak: In the latest data made available by the World Steel Association, the UK is estimated to have produced 6 million tonnes of crude steel. Crude steel production for the 27 EU member states is estimated at 136 million tonnes.

Business and Trade: Manufacturing Sector ( 2 May 2024)

Alan Mak: robotics and AI are supporting manufacturing businesses to be more productive and sustainable. That is why the Government have increased R&D investment to £20 billion a year, and are expanding Made Smarter, our highly successful industrial digitisation programme for small and medium-sized enterprises.

UK Trade: Aviation ( 1 May 2024)

Alan Mak: ...and air freighters. Almost every aircraft that hon. Members have flown on relies on British engineering. I always find it inspiring that roughly half the wings of all new commercial airliners are made in the UK and that a third of global aircraft seats are made in Northern Ireland. Here again, we are striving to ensure that we keep our leading edge and seize the advantages of a jet zero...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: International Law: Israel (29 Apr 2024)

Alan Mak: FCDO advice informs decisions made by the Department for Business and Trade Secretary of State as the decision-making authority. The content of this advice is confidential. Union membership is a matter for individual staff members and does not alter the manner in which teams work in the Civil Service.

Lithium: Critical Minerals Supply — [Sir Gary Streeter in the Chair] (23 Apr 2024)

Alan Mak: ...opportunities right along the value chain, including in Cornwall. While we will always rely on international supply chains, we have to maximise what the UK can produce domestically; my hon. Friend made the case for that powerfully. We need to make sure this is done where it is viable for businesses, and where it works for communities and our natural environment, as my hon. Friend the...

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: UK Defence and Security Exports: Trade Fairs (19 Apr 2024)

Alan Mak: The Department for Business and Trade has made no such estimate.

Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Manufacturing Industries: Supply Chains (17 Apr 2024)

Alan Mak: ...and CO2 emissions, for new cars and vans at the point of sale. There are no obligations on manufacturers to provide information on where the materials are sourced and no assessment has been made of the potential merits of doing so. The UK Critical Minerals Strategy, published in July 2022, sets out steps for ensuring the long-term security of critical minerals like those needed for...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business and Trade: Critical Imports Council (17 Apr 2024)

Alan Mak: ...and government to help ensure the resilience of those critical supply chains essential to the UK’s economic prosperity, national security and essential services. This meets the commitment made in the UK’s Critical Imports and Supply Chains Strategy, published in January this year. The Council is central to delivering one of the Strategy’s priorities, forging and strengthening the...

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure ( 7 Mar 2023)

Alan Mak: My hon. Friend rightly made the point about access. Havant Borough Council has installed several fast electric vehicle charging points in partnership with a private sector contractor. Does he agree that local authorities, particularly those in coastal and rural areas, have a key role to play in expanding EV charging infrastructure and that others should follow the example of my local council,...

Independent Brewers: Small Brewers Relief ( 6 Sep 2022)

Alan Mak: ...Sparkling wine—a sector in which the UK is starting to lead the world—pays much more duty per unit than still wine, even when it contains substantially less alcohol. Fortified wines, which are made with the addition of spirits, pay less duty than a liqueur made with spirits, even if they are the same strength. The plain fact is that we inherited 15 rates from the EU across five...

Written Answers — Treasury: Construction and Horticulture: Red Diesel ( 5 Sep 2022)

Alan Mak: .... The relevant guidance, Excise Notice 75, is available at: and-machines-excise-notice-75-from-1-april-2022 Having assessed the cases made by other sectors to retain their red diesel entitlement, including construction, the Government did not believe that they were compelling enough to outweigh the need to ensure fairness between...

Written Answers — Treasury: Fuels: Prices (18 Jul 2022)

Alan Mak: ...of these tax changes and make sure it had not overlooked any exceptional reasons why other sectors should be allowed to continue to use red diesel beyond April 2022. Having assessed the cases made by other sectors to retain their red diesel entitlement, including the landscaping industry, the Government did not believe that they were compelling enough to outweigh the need to ensure...

Simon Hinchley-Robson: Discharge from the RAF (10 Jan 2022)

Alan Mak: ...compensation against the Ministry of Defence, was in force. As the hon. Gentleman also noted, section 10 was subsequently repealed by the Crown Proceedings (Armed Forces) Act 1987, but that was not made retrospective. However, in 1999 the European Court of Human Rights concluded that the MOD had discriminated against service personnel in relation to sexuality as a protected characteristic....

Simon Hinchley-Robson: Discharge from the RAF (10 Jan 2022)

Alan Mak: I have seen the correspondence to which the hon. Gentleman has referred, and I am aware of the allegations that have been made. They are very serious, and, as I said earlier, my advice is for Mr Hinchley-Robson to make a formal claim to which the MOD will respond. In 2012, power was conferred on the Home Secretary to formally disregard certain convictions for specified repealed homosexual...

National Health Service Reserve Staff (24 Nov 2020)

Alan Mak: ...are the very best of us. For example, the armed forces reserves not only contributed large deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, but they provided around 15% of all the military personnel who made the London 2012 Olympics such a resounding success. The Police Special Constabulary is made up of more than 10,000 fully trained volunteers who work alongside full-time officers with the same...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Devolved Government (10 Apr 2019)

Alan Mak: What progress she has made on restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland.

NHS Long-Term Plan ( 7 Jan 2019)

Alan Mak: ...and it should include rolling out a new NHS app; phasing out outdated technologies such as fax machines; and adopting new fourth industrial revolution technologies. What progress has the Department made in those areas?

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Sector: Economic Contribution ( 1 Nov 2018)

Alan Mak: What recent assessment he has made of the contribution of the digital sector to the UK economy.

Health and Social Care: NHS Services: Online Access (24 Jul 2018)

Alan Mak: What recent progress has been made on providing patients with online access to NHS services.

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