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Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (27 Oct 2016)

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill. 11:30 am; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (27 Oct 2016)

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill. 2:00 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (25 Oct 2016)

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill. 9:25 am; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (25 Oct 2016)

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill. 2:00 pm; Room 9, Palace of Westminster

Business of the House: NHS Provision (Brighton and Hove) (24 Oct 2016)

Peter Kyle: ..., Pavilion (Caroline Lucas), right through to the hospital trust—all in special measures, and the hospital in financial special measures. That is the unusual thing. I suggest that the health economy in Brighton and Hove is now bankrupt. I suggest to the Minister that he does not do his thinking on his feet now. Would he consider arranging for his Department to appoint someone to our...

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill (24 Oct 2016)

Rob Marris: I am grateful to my new friend, another socialist, for giving way. May I tempt him to suggest some other areas of the economy where he and what I must now call his Christian Democrat fellows would be prepared to address the issue of profiteering, as we on the Opposition Benches would?

Local Government Pension Scheme — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (24 Oct 2016)

Ian Blackford: ...accountability. The Opposition have spoken enthusiastically about the benefits of pooling and of local authority pension schemes investing in infrastructure on a global basis and locally within our economies, so we support the direction of travel. However, the Minister still has not really addressed—I would go as far as to say he has ignored it—what is written in the...

Calais (24 Oct 2016)

Amber Rudd: ...approximately 14 million is for security. The existence of security in Calais is very much in the UK’s interest. We need to ensure that we can protect tourists and enable truckers to maintain their economy and go about their normal business, which I hope will be much improved after the camp has been cleared.

European Council - Statement (24 Oct 2016)

Baroness Ludford: ...freedom to operate in the European market … a deal that that will deliver the deepest possible cooperation to ensure our national security”? Is not the maximum possible in both those areas—economy and security—secured by being in the EU? The next best might be in the single market. Had the Government adopted a much different tone in the last four months, instead of...

Bus Services Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (24 Oct 2016)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market: ...Act allows public bodies to take a much broader range of issues into account than conventional procurement practices do, so they can think about the environment, community well-being and the local economy. It actually goes one stage further, because the Act makes people think about the considerable financial power of public procurement in an area and is a way of local authorities and local...

European Council (24 Oct 2016)

Jeremy Corbyn: ..., but she has not been clear to business about what will be in its place, causing uncertainty for business and for the many EU nationals who reside in this country and make such a great contribution to our economy. Can she tell us if her Government are supporting moves by senior Conservatives to amend the great repeal Bill by adding a sunset clause, allowing Ministers to strip away EU laws...

Brexit: Single Market - Question (24 Oct 2016)

Lord Bridges of Headley: My Lords, we will seek the right deal to give UK businesses the maximum access and freedom to trade with and operate in the single market. We are analysing the entire UK economy, looking in detail at over 50 sectors and cross-cutting regulatory issues to understand the key factors for business and the labour force.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Midlands Engine (24 Oct 2016)

James Morris: The black country economy and the west midlands have had a substantial revival over the past few years. In the last year alone, there has been a 46% increase in foreign direct investment in the black country. Does the Secretary of State agree that we need to do all we can to take advantage of the devolution settlement in the west midlands, in the context of the midlands engine, to drive the...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Finance (24 Oct 2016)

Cheryl Gillan: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how and when the Community and Environment Fund and Business and Local Economy Fund allocated to the route of High Speed 2 Phase One will become available.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Construction: Equipment (24 Oct 2016)

Jesse Norman: Construction equipment is a key sector for the UK economy, with revenues in excess of 11bn from 1500 UK companies employing 40000 people. Most of the equipment used on construction sites is provided by plant hire companies directly to the contractor or sub-contractor on a project by project basis. It is not something that either the client or the contractor generally purchases directly....

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Tech City UK (24 Oct 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...the EU. We are drawing on their insight into the needs of digital businesses and start-ups across the UK to help ensure we get the best deal for the future of the digital sector, and for the wider economy.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Department for Exiting the European Union: Meetings (24 Oct 2016)

Jonathan Reynolds: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what meetings he has had with representatives of major sectors of the UK economy since he assumed office.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business (24 Oct 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: The UK is one of the most dynamic and competitive economies in the world, as borne out by measures of the effectiveness of UK competition policy and regulation, for example: •The UK is ranked 2nd in the OECD for the pro-competition stance of its regulatory policies •The World Economic Forum rated the UK 3rd (out of 138) for the intensity of local competition, 12th for the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures - Call for Evidence (24 Oct 2016)

Tracey Crouch: ...or the communities in which they are located. In launching this review I want to ensure that legislation strikes the right balance between allowing the industry to grow and contribute to the economy whilst ensuring consumers and communities are protected, including those who are just about managing. The call for evidence period will close on 4 December, following which Government will...

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