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Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright (7 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: The Government have announced they will implement a non-statutory scheme to issue ‘copyright notices’ that clarify copyright law. Details are outlined on pp. 49-52 of ‘Modernising Copyright: A modern, robust and flexible Framework’, the Government's response to consultation published in December 2012, which is available from:...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright (7 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: The Government's assessment of the costs and benefits of the planned changes to research and private study are given in its impact assessment at: http://www.ipo.gov.uk/consult-ia-bis0311.pdf

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Public Bodies (7 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), has met twice with a chief executive of an executive agency and has held meetings with four chief executives of non-departmental public bodies in the last 12 months.

Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day: First Part] — Suicide Prevention: Clause 11 — Touting (6 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: As the hon. Member for Shipley (Philip Davies) has just said, this Bill has been discussed over the past six years, although this is the first contribution I have been able to make to it. Last Thursday, the Under-Secretary of State for Skills, my hon. Friend the Member for West Suffolk (Matthew Hancock) was an able contributor to the debate. As he said then, the Government do not usually...

Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day: First Part] — Suicide Prevention: Provision of Information by the Council (6 Feb 2013)

...The Public Whip)Aye Philip Davies Mr Nigel Dodds Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson Philip Hollobone Edward Leigh Jacob Rees-Mogg David Nuttall (teller) Christopher Chope (teller) No Peter Aldous Graham Allen Jonathan Ashworth William Bain Harriett Baldwin Gordon Banks Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Hilary Benn Richard Benyon Jake Berry Clive Betts Bob Blackman Roberta Blackman-Woods Tom Blenkinsop Paul...

Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day: First Part] — Suicide Prevention: Clause 2 — Interpretation (6 Feb 2013)

Division number 155 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Aye Diane Abbott Nigel Adams Peter Aldous Heidi Alexander Graham Allen David Amess Jonathan Ashworth Richard Bacon Adrian Bailey William Bain Harriett Baldwin Gregory Barker Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Hilary Benn Luciana Berger Clive Betts Andrew Bingham Bob Blackman Tom Blenkinsop Paul Blomfield Mr David Blunkett Nick Boles...

Opposition Day — [16th Allotted Day: First Part] — Suicide Prevention: Clause 4 — Provision of services (6 Feb 2013)

Division number 156 See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)Aye Nigel Adams Peter Aldous Heidi Alexander Graham Allen David Amess Jonathan Ashworth Richard Bacon Adrian Bailey William Bain Steve Baker Gregory Barker Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Hilary Benn Richard Benyon Clive Betts Andrew Bingham Bob Blackman Tom Blenkinsop Paul Blomfield Mr David Blunkett Nick Boles Peter Bone Peter...

Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Committee (5th Day) (6 Feb 2013)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...behalf of and for the benefit of employees, is already a well known concept that is in use in the labour market. Companies are already free to offer shares to their employees. My honourable friend Jo Swinson, the Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs, is chair of the implementation group taking forward the recommendations of the Nuttall review which is promoting the...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Government Procurement Card (6 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: ..., Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The mean average spend per member of staff within the Intellectual Property Office in 2011/12 was £441. To the end of December, the mean average for 2012/13 is £351. Letter from John Hirst, dated 1 February 2013 I am replying on behalf of the Met Office to your Parliamentary Question tabled on 30 January 2013, UIN 141450 to the...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Government Procurement Card (6 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: ...State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Intellectual Property Office publishes all its spend data and our Finance and Web teams have standing instructions to have completed this process by the 15th of each month. Letter from John Hirst, dated 1 February 2013 I am replying on behalf of the Met Office to your Parliamentary Question tabled on 30 January 2013, UIN 141490...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Minimum Wage (6 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: One definition of a ‘living wage’ is a wage that is necessary to provide workers and their families with a basic but acceptable standard of living. This standard is socially defined and therefore varies by time, place and household characteristics. An hourly wage that covers the costs of living will be different for every individual and will depend heavily on unique circumstances...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Overtime (6 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: ...2010/11 465 2011/12 1,116 2012/13 to end December 1,020 The total cost of overtime was:   £000 2010/11 391 2011/12 919 2012/13 to end December 918 These figures reflect increased demand for patents and trade marks. Letter from John Hirst, dated 4 February 2013 I am replying on behalf of the Met Office to your Parliamentary Question tabled on 30...

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (5 Feb 2013)

...list of votes (From The Public Whip)Aye Diane Abbott Debbie Abrahams Mr Bob Ainsworth Danny Alexander Mr Douglas Alexander Heidi Alexander Rushanara Ali Graham Allen David Anderson Stuart Andrew Jonathan Ashworth Ian Austin Adrian Bailey William Bain Ed Balls Gordon Banks Gregory Barker John Baron Mr Kevin Barron Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Margaret Beckett Hilary Benn Richard Benyon Luciana...

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme) (5 Feb 2013)

...Abbott Debbie Abrahams Nigel Adams Adam Afriyie Mr Bob Ainsworth Danny Alexander Mr Douglas Alexander Heidi Alexander Rushanara Ali Graham Allen David Anderson Stuart Andrew Mr James Arbuthnot Jonathan Ashworth Ian Austin Richard Bacon Adrian Bailey William Bain Steve Baker Harriett Baldwin Ed Balls Gordon Banks Gregory Barker John Baron Mr Kevin Barron Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Guto Bebb...

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Programme): Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Money) (5 Feb 2013)

...Diane Abbott Debbie Abrahams Nigel Adams Adam Afriyie Mr Bob Ainsworth Peter Aldous Mr Douglas Alexander Heidi Alexander Rushanara Ali Graham Allen David Anderson Stuart Andrew Mr James Arbuthnot Jonathan Ashworth Ian Austin Richard Bacon Adrian Bailey William Bain Steve Baker Harriett Baldwin Ed Balls Gordon Banks Gregory Barker John Baron Mr Kevin Barron Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Guto...

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill (Carry-over) (5 Feb 2013)

...Diane Abbott Debbie Abrahams Nigel Adams Adam Afriyie Mr Bob Ainsworth Peter Aldous Mr Douglas Alexander Heidi Alexander Rushanara Ali Graham Allen David Anderson Stuart Andrew Mr James Arbuthnot Jonathan Ashworth Ian Austin Richard Bacon Adrian Bailey William Bain Steve Baker Harriett Baldwin Ed Balls Gordon Banks John Baron Mr Kevin Barron Gavin Barwell Hugh Bayley Guto Bebb Margaret...

Animal Experiments — [Jim Sheridan in the Chair] (5 Feb 2013)

Kerry McCarthy: ...unethical to test products on animals. Cosmetic testing is the one such area in which I think most people would support that kind of lobbying work. Indeed, public opinion polls show that the vast majority are against cosmetic testing on animals, which is one of those things that, if asked, people are very much against, but they struggle as consumers to put that into practice. People like...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Pay (5 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: Ministers meet regularly with trade unions on a wide range of issues. However neither the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, my right hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham (Vince Cable), nor other Ministers in the Department have had any recent meetings with trade unions specifically on the living wage.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Travel and Subsistence Payments (5 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: BIS have had no senior officials in the Department during 2012-13 whose terms of employment specify that their main place of employment is their home address and that they were entitled to claim travel and subsistence expenses for visiting departmental offices.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Travel and Subsistence Payments (5 Feb 2013)

Jo Swinson: The Department does not hold the details of the terms and conditions of chairs centrally. Reimbursement of travel and subsistence costs is generally made on the basis of the actual expenses incurred. Senior staff and board members of organisations within the BIS family are required to comply with the terms of the Alexander review and pay tax and national insurance on their full earnings,...


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