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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (2 Mar 2017)

Exiting the European Union: The UK’s negotiating objectives for its withdrawal from the EU. 11:30 am
Witnesses: ...in Law, Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University Dr Rachel Minto, Research Associate, Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University Professor Gerry Holtham, Visiting Professor of Regional Economy, Cardiff Metropolitan University Professor Iwan Davies, Professor of Law and Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor Swansea University Steve Thomas, Chief Executive, Welsh Local Government Association

Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (1 Mar 2017)

Work and Pensions: Self-employment and the gig economy. 9:30 am; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Chris Curry, Director, Pensions Policy Institute Yvonne Braun, Director of Long-term Savings Policy, Association of British Insurers David Fairs, Immediate Past Chairman, Association of Consulting Actuaries Joe Lane, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice Michael Mealing, Policy Chair for Employment and Pensions, Federation of Small

Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (28 Feb 2017)

Economic Affairs Committee: Brexit and the Labour Market. 3:30 pm; Room 1, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ..., Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Mr Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) (at 4:15 PM) Dr Martin Ruhs, Associate Professor of Political Economy, University of Oxford Dr Lucie Cerna, Research Associate, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford Dr Jean-Christophe Dumont, Head of the International...

Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (28 Feb 2017)

Importance of intellectual property to the British economy – Nigel Adams. Westminster Hall debate; 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Parking Places (Variation of Charges) Bill - Second Reading (24 Feb 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...and if a surplus is made, it is reinvested: it is important that we note that as well. It is not just about people being able to get in and out of our town centres but about supporting the economies of our towns and cities and their high streets to ensure that they are vibrant—as we know, they have been struggling for some time in many places. Review after review has highlighted the...

Broadcasting (Radio Multiplex Services) Bill - Second Reading (24 Feb 2017)

Baroness Buscombe: ...is to set out what the order to be made using this power is capable of doing, not what it must or will do; hence the wording of the Bill enables the provision on this issue but does not require it do so or to follow a particular policy option. I want to make it clear that what this Bill provides for is not in the Digital Economy Bill. Put simply, as the Minister in another place, Mr...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Employment: Environment Protection (24 Feb 2017)

Mark Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent estimate he has made of the number of jobs in the green economy.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: EU Environment Council (24 Feb 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...recently-published EU Environment Implementation Review. The following items will be discussed under ‘Any Other Business’: a) Emissions Trading System (ETS) – Aviation. b) EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy. c) Natura 2000 in the European Solidarity Corps. d) Scientific Conference on "Sustainable development and climate changes in the light of the encyclical letter...

High Speed 2 (Newton) (23 Feb 2017)

Andrew Jones: ...congested railways for both passengers and freight. It will also improve connections between our biggest cities and regions, and generate jobs, skills and economic growth, helping us to build an economy that works right across our country. Even those who never travel by train stand to benefit from having fewer lorries on the roads and from the thousands of local jobs and apprenticeships...

Armed Forces: Historical Cases (23 Feb 2017)

Margaret Ritchie: ...working, and we want them delivering for us.” Health waiting lists are spiralling out of control; education, budgets have not been agreed for schools on a rolling three-year programme; and we need investment in our economy, our jobs and our tourism. Young people want to see hope, they want to see a future and they want to see a reason for remaining in Northern Ireland. The SDLP...

Backbench Business: Disabled People: Publicly Accessible Amenities — [Ms Karen Buck in the Chair] (23 Feb 2017)

Marcus Jones: ...not see the major development that would trigger building regulation requirements. In his evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee, my hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Planning said that we need a mixed economy in increasing provision. He is determined to look at the evidence we are now gathering to see what more needs to be done to provide the facilities needed for people...

Business of the House (23 Feb 2017)

Valerie Vaz: ...come to an end? The Government are not interested in businesses. What a lesson in disorganisation and chaos we have had on business rates. For every £1 generated by local businesses on the high street, 70p goes back to the local economy. Most businesses on the high street pay more in business rates than in corporation tax. The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Warm Home Discount Scheme: Payments (23 Feb 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...of rebates as speedily as possible. For winter 2017/18, the Department for Work and Pensions will provide the bulk of Core Group customer details to energy suppliers in August 2017. The Digital Economy Bill currently going through Parliament will provide powers that can potentially further improve data matching.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: EURATOM: Scotland (23 Feb 2017)

Jesse Norman: I have been in contact with the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work to discuss this. Additionally, at official level there has been and will continue to be regular contact with Scottish Government officials throughout the process.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Employment: Environment Protection (23 Feb 2017)

Sarah Olney: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the number of jobs in the UK dependent on the green economy.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: Overseas Aid (23 Feb 2017)

Rory Stewart: ...has been made in supporting the fiscal stability of the Palestinian Authority, and made clear that DFID support was instrumental in reducing the chances of economic collapse of the Palestinian economy and violent escalation. The ODI report did not find, conclude or suggest that “paying salaries to convicted terrorists while they are in prison, and holding public sector jobs open for...

Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Horse Racing (23 Feb 2017)

Conor McGinn: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent estimate her Department has made of the contribution of the horse-racing industry to the economy in the (a) North West and (b) UK.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Personal Savings (23 Feb 2017)

David Gauke: At Autumn Statement, the independent Office for Budget Responsibility produced their first forecast for the UK economy following the referendum on EU membership in June 2016. The OBR forecast the household saving ratio to fall slightly in 2017, before rising in 2018 and remaining stable over the rest of the forecast.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Digital Economy Bill 2016-17 (23 Feb 2017)

Frank Field: ...of State for Digital and Culture to the hon Member for Birkenhead, which services and benefits he plans to include within the affirmative procedures for public service delivery under the Digital Economy Bill.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Communities and Local Government: Local Growth (23 Feb 2017)

Sajid Javid: ...part of the Government’s agenda to drive growth and devolve power to local areas, with decisions being made by those who know their local area best, and supporting the Government’s commitment to build an economy that works for everyone. This was the most competitive round yet, and awards were made based on a bidding round that took place last year. The expanded deals will...


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