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 73415 for economy

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (28 Feb 2018)

Investing in nursing globally and the impact of such investment on improving health, promoting gender equality and strengthening local economies – Lord Crisp. Short debate

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horse Riding (16 Feb 2018)

George Eustice: We are undertaking a comprehensive programme of analytical work looking at the implications of UK withdrawal from the EU. The Government is examining all areas of the UK economy and seeking input from a wide range of businesses and industry bodies in order to inform our negotiations with the EU. The Government’s priority for the equine sector in the context of leaving the EU, remains...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Labour Market (14 Feb 2018)

Lord Henley: ...on this key topic, including evidence drawn from think tanks, academics and representative bodies. In our Industrial Strategy, we announced a Grand Challenge on growing our AI and Data-driven economy. Meeting our Grand Challenge means maximising the opportunities created by AI and advanced data technologies, and responding to the potential impacts on society, including the labour market....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling: EU Action (9 Feb 2018)

Therese Coffey: The government is supportive of more recycling of materials and we are actively engaged in agreeing the proposals to support the Circular Economy across the EU. We are yet to receive the formal text of the outcome of the trilogue discussions and we will consider it carefully. There are several targets in the circular economy package of which the 65% recycling by weight target by 2035 is just...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (9 Feb 2018)

Robin Walker: ...series of discrete market access Impact Assessments as defined by the Better Regulation Executive. However, we have conducted a range of quantitative and qualitative analysis looking at 58 sectors of the economy, as set out in our response to the Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee report “Brexit: Trade in Goods” which can be found at:...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: BBC: Disability Aids (9 Feb 2018)

Margot James: ...in the UK already provide a high level of subtitling, signing and audio description which is available for scheduled programming, but there is still room for improvement. Through the Digital Economy Act 2017, the provision of access services (subtitling, signing and audio description) is being extended to on demand services. Ofcom is in the process of consulting to determine the...

Community Bank Closures (8 Feb 2018)

Bill Esterson: ...that the banks work for us. As a number of right hon. and hon. Members have pointed out, the banking access protocol has not delivered. There is an impact on communities, travel, public transport, the environment, economies and businesses from lowering footfall, and there is lower lending in places without bank branches. Some 10% of households do not have the internet, and only 9% of small...

Backbench Business: Strengthening Families — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (8 Feb 2018)

Carol Monaghan: ...to retain talented, productive staff. A 2014 study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research revealed that a “work from anywhere” culture could add an extra £11.5 billion to the economy. The hon. Member for Congleton spoke passionately about improving a child’s life chances, and I believe she spoke from the heart. However, she said that family breakdown was...

Brexit and the Labour Market (Economic Affairs Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (8 Feb 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...broadly as now. We greatly value their contribution to the UK and hope that they will choose to do so. I turn now to what happens after the UK leaves the EU. Carefully controlled economic migration benefits our economy and has a hugely positive impact on the social and cultural fabric of the UK. With that in mind, we want to ensure that we strike a balance between attracting the right mix...

Business of the House (8 Feb 2018)

Andrea Leadsom: ...world to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting, which will quickly become a reputational issue for companies. McKinsey & Company, the consulting firm, estimates that closing the gap would add £150 billion to the economy by 2025. I am pleased to tell the House that the gender pay gap among full-time workers is the narrowest that it has ever been, but we are committed to...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Performing Arts (8 Feb 2018)

Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the contribution of creative industry freelancers to the UK economy.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Labour Market: Automation (8 Feb 2018)

Andrew Griffiths: ...on this key topic, including evidence drawn from think tanks, academics and representative bodies. In our Industrial Strategy, we announced a Grand Challenge on growing our AI and Data-driven economy. Meeting our Grand Challenge means maximising the opportunities created by AI and advanced data technologies, and responding to the potential impacts on society, including the labour market....

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Mental Health (8 Feb 2018)

Rishi Sunak: ...of powers to tackle pavement parking. We want to see vibrant hubs where people live, shop, use services, and spend their leisure time, and that includes a welcoming and safe night-time economy.

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Foreign Investment in UK: Scotland (8 Feb 2018)

David Mundell: ...audience. Next week I will travel to Hong Kong and Japan to promote trade and investment opportunities for businesses in Scotland. As part of the UK Government’s goal to rebalance the UK economy, we are ensuring that foreign investors know about the strengths of all parts of the UK, including Scotland. DIT, through contracted partners from the Investment Services Team (IST), owns...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Trade: Northern Ireland (8 Feb 2018)

David Mundell: The UK Government is committed to building an economy that works for the whole of our United Kingdom, and our Industrial Strategy is a vital part of that plan. The Scotland Office has been working closely with other UK Government departments, including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Northern Ireland Office to shape that strategy. The Scotland...

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit: East Midlands (8 Feb 2018)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what recent discussions he has had with the West Midlands Mayor on the effect on the economy of the West Midlands of the UK leaving the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit (8 Feb 2018)

Lord Taylor of Warwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the economy of businesses implementing contingency plans for a hard Brexit due to lack of clarity over Brexit and the transition period.

Scottish Parliament: Short-term Letting of Domestic Flats (8 Feb 2018)

Kevin Stewart: ...to have new controls over short-term letting of residential properties. We need to strike the right balance between enabling tourists to find places to stay, which is important for supporting local economies and jobs, and residents being able to afford to live—and enjoy living—in their neighbourhood. Different parts of Scotland face different pressures and we want to support...

Scottish Parliament: Blueprint Recruitment Ltd (8 Feb 2018)

Nicola Sturgeon: ...to ease the pressure on firms that are owed money by Carillion. I hope that that information, together with the information that Transport Scotland has provided to the company, will be useful. Keith Brown, the economy secretary, will be happy to continue to provide any advice that he is able to provide.

Scottish Parliament: Coul Links (Golf Development) (8 Feb 2018)

John Finnie: ...time, I have put in a series of freedom of information requests and parliamentary questions, which have revealed that the developer has had many meetings with the Government, including the rural economy secretary. When Donald Trump built his course in Aberdeenshire, we were told that it would improve the environment. The site there is now in danger of de-designation. Similar environmental...


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