People matching economy

Liam Byrne

Labour MP, Birmingham, Hodge Hill , 15 Jul 2004 –

Kirsty Blackman

Scottish National Party MP, Aberdeen North , 8 May 2015 –

Louise Haigh

Labour MP, Sheffield, Heeley , 8 May 2015 –

Baroness Kramer

Liberal Democrat Peer , 10 Jan 2011 –

Stewart Hosie

Scottish National Party MP, Dundee East , 5 May 2005 –

Ed Vaizey

Conservative MP, Wantage , 5 May 2005 –

Adam Price

Former Plaid Cymru MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr , 7 Jun 2001 – 12 Apr 2010

Results 1–20 of 70844 for economy

Written Answers — Department for Education: Arts: Education (21 Sep 2017)

Nick Gibb: We know that the creative industries are a cultural and economic success story for the UK being worth £87.4bn to UK economy in 2015 and growing by more than a third since 2010. The new National Curriculum was developed with input from employers and representatives from both the further and higher education sectors. It was designed to equip pupils with the knowledge they need to...

Scottish Parliament: Carbon Capture and Storage (St Fergus) (21 Sep 2017)

Stewart Stevenson: ...capture and storage inaction at St Fergus and its proactively hostile actions at Peterhead? Does that put at risk an opportunity that would not only benefit the environment, but create jobs and boost the economy across Scotland?

Scottish Parliament: Rural Schools (21 Sep 2017)

John Swinney: The Scottish Government recognises that rural schools play a hugely important part in ensuring a vibrant and sustainable local community and economy in towns and villages across rural Scotland. That is why in 2014 this Government made amendments to the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 to make the consultation process for school closure proposals more transparent and rigorous and...

Scottish Parliament: Income Tax (Education Funding) (21 Sep 2017)

...others that the Government needs others’ support to get a budget through Parliament, so I go into the discussions with an open mind and with the interests of our public services and workers, of businesses and of the economy firmly at heart. Let us have that debate; let us come to a grown-up decision as a Parliament.

Scottish Parliament: Glasgow to Edinburgh via Falkirk Rail Service (Electrification) (21 Sep 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...rolling stock, from December this year. The second issue is a slippage by Hitachi in the rolling-stock manufacturing programme. The Minister for Transport and the Islands has written to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee to update it on the issues, and I am due to meet Hitachi on 4 October to discuss the matter further.

Scottish Parliament: Nuisance Calls (21 Sep 2017)

James Dornan: ...holds the title for having the most nuisance calls—some 52 per cent of calls in Glasgow are nuisance calls, which needs to be dealt with seriously. I am delighted that Keith Brown, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, has announced a £50,000 fund to install call-blocking technology for those who are most at risk from nuisance calls, which is an important step...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Aviation: Brexit (20 Sep 2017)

John Hayes: ...consumers and businesses both here and abroad. The Government continues to work closely with the aviation sector to ensure this industry continues to be a major success story for the British economy. As well as seeking suitable aviation arrangements with the EU, the Department for Transport is also working closely with the aviation community to ensure that this global industry continues...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Balance of Payments (20 Sep 2017)

Stephen Barclay: ...account deficit has widened due to a worsening in investment income, as returns on investments in the UK have been higher than the income earned by the UK on investment abroad. As the world economy recovers the current account deficit should narrow, in line with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s forecast of -2.0% of GDP in 2021. The Government is supporting exports through UK...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Foreign Investment in UK (20 Sep 2017)

Mark Garnier: The Department for International Trade prioritises attracting Foreign Direct Investment where it has the most potential to add value to the UK economy. This year, we have targeted our global network across a broad range of technology-driven business sectors, based on the opportunity identified in specific overseas markets to bring high value investment into the UK to establish new, or expand...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Government Assistance (20 Sep 2017)

Lord Prior of Brampton: ...small and medium-sized businesses comprise 99.9% of UK businesses. The Government recognises the importance of small and medium-sized businesses and the valuable contribution that they make to our economy. To avoid overburdening businesses the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 has, amongst other things, reduced regulatory burdens, improved payment practices across the...

Scottish Parliament: Tourism (Glasgow) (20 Sep 2017)

Johann Lamont: ...with such ambition and vision? Will she recognise the particular role of Glasgow in delivering such a massive change, and ensure that the city is properly resourced, given the impact of such tourism on the economy of Glasgow and of Scotland as a whole?

Scottish Parliament: Finance (Income Tax) (20 Sep 2017)

Alex Rowley: ...said: “The quality of our schools and hospitals, the safety of our streets and communities, the supply of skills, and good housing and infrastructure are just as important as rates of tax in growing our economy and attracting investment to Scotland.”—[ Official Report , 5 September 2017; c 18.] I do not disagree with any of that, but the levels of funding available need...

Scottish Parliament: Tax Collection (Jobs) (20 Sep 2017)

Christine Grahame: ...and considered response to what it believes is the UK Government’s rash and poorly consulted proposals, Building Our Future , and notes the view that these plans will seriously damage Scotland’s economy by undermining its capacity to collect taxes effectively, decimating and destroying a skilled and experienced workforce, overestimating the benefits and underestimating the...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Tickets: Sales (19 Sep 2017)

Heidi Allen: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether departmental guidance on the implementation of the Digital Economy Act 2017 will make it clear that section 106 encompasses all methods of mass online harvesting of tickets.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Commonwealth: Young People (19 Sep 2017)

Tracey Crouch: Charities and social enterprises play an important role in the government’s mission of building an economy that works for everyone. The government is committed to continuing to support the development of social enterprises, including those run by young entrepreneurs, by supporting social enterprise awareness campaigns, championing procurement for social value, building a robust and...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Commonwealth: Young People (19 Sep 2017)

Tracey Crouch: This week the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport chaired the first meeting of the Inclusive Economy Partnership. This is a new initiative that brings together businesses, civil society and Government to address societal challenges including tackling youth unemployment. Key Government youth programmes are also directly supported by the private sector: for example,...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Air Routes: EU Countries (19 Sep 2017)

Lord Callanan: ...with a smooth and orderly transition. Securing liberal market access to EU markets is a very high priority for the Department for Transport. The importance of air services to the health of the UK economy is recognised across Government. We will work closely with the international aviation community to ensure that this global industry continues to be a major success story for the UK economy.

Scottish Parliament: Dignity, Equality and Human Rights (19 Sep 2017)

Adam Tomkins: ...disabled people in work in Britain who were not in work when David Cameron became Prime Minister in 2010; that the United Kingdom Government spends £50 billion supporting disabled people in our economy; or that the United Kingdom’s groundbreaking Disability Discrimination Act 1995, which was passed by a Conservative Government under John Major and on which the UN convention is...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aerospace Industry: Procurement (18 Sep 2017)

Richard Harrington: ...£30billion; direct jobs have grown from 110,000 to 120,000, with indirect jobs up from 148,000 to 161,000; and, between 2010 and 2016, productivity growth in the sector was over five times more than in the economy as a whole. In addition we have created a more certain environment to drive increased investment in R&D, through a £1.95billion Government commitment over 13 years...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: UK Trade with EU (18 Sep 2017)

Lord Allen of Kensington: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of how World Trade Organisation rules would affect the UK economy, broken down by sector, were the UK to leave the EU without a trade deal.

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