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Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Iron and Steel: China (6 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: Holding answer received on 04 July 2016 The UK remains a full member of the EU until we formally exit and all rights and obligations under the EU, including trade defence measures, still apply. We will continue to support the EU’s trade agenda, including tackling unfair trade and continue to do all we can to support a sustainable UK steel industry. The Cabinet Office has...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (6 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: Holding answer received on 04 July 2016 While the UK is still a member of the EU, all rights and obligations will apply. We continue to support the EU’s trade agenda and the UK will participate constructively in EU decision making on trade issues including proceeding with implementation of the agreed EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (5 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: Holding answer received on 04 July 2016 While the UK is still a member of the EU, all rights and obligations will apply. We continue to support the EU’s trade agenda and the UK will participate constructively in EU decision making on trade issues. We are taking stock of our position with regard to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Land Registry: Privatisation (5 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: A Government consultation seeking views on options to move Land Registry operations to the private sector closed on 26 May. My department is analysing these response to help inform a Government decision, but no decision has yet been made.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (5 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: While the UK is still a member of the EU, all rights and obligations will apply. We continue to support the EU’s trade agenda and the UK will participate constructively in EU decision making on trade issues. The Government considers that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a “mixed agreement” consisting of both EU and Member State competence. Provided...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Land Registry: Privatisation (5 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: A Government consultation seeking views on options to move Land Registry operations to the private sector closed on 26 May. My department is analysing these response to help inform a Government decision. No decision has been taken on the future of Land Registry.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Trade Agreements (5 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Cabinet Office has established a new unit to oversee arrangements for the UK’s exit from the EU, after we have triggered Article 50. Until then, the UK remains a full member of the EU. The Government is reviewing trade policy, although the direction of future UK trade policy would be a matter for the new administration to consider once a new Prime Minister has been appointed.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: EU Action (4 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills is responsible for a wide range of EU business, including measures relating to the Single Market; consumer protection; labour markets; research, innovation and higher education; trade; and state aid. The Department provides Explanatory Memoranda to Parliament on any proposals from the Commission, including those which would be negotiated in...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: British Home Stores (4 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: We have made no specific assessments. Bangladesh is the second largest manufacturer of garments around the world after China, at $26 billion per annum and ready-made garments make up around 81% of total merchandise exports from Bangladesh. If business is lost to Bangladesh from BHS, it is unlikely to have a significant impact at the national level.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Iron and Steel: Tees Valley (4 Jul 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Government’s top priority for steel has not changed in the light of the EU referendum. The process for selling Tata Steel’s remaining UK assets remains ongoing and we continue to work closely with Tata and potential bidders so that we can secure a sustainable future. More widely, we are committed to working closely with the UK steel sector through the Steel Council to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: EU Law (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: The following EU Directives related to my Department’s responsibilities are awaiting transposition into UK law: Directive 2013/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2013 on recreational craft and personal watercraft and repealing Directive 94/25/EC Directive 2013/55/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2013 amending Directive...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Electric Vehicles (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: Plug-in vehicles are generally charged at home and overnight, and so the Government provides grants of up to £500 for the installation of domestic chargepoints. More than 60,000 have been installed to date. The UK also has over 11,000 publicly accessible chargepoints; in streets, car parks and motorway service areas. This includes almost 900 rapid chargepoints that can charge a car in...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Electric Vehicles (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: The UK offers one of the most comprehensive packages of support for ultra low emission vehicles in the world, and has committed funding of more than £600m by 2020. This includes plug-in car and van grants, support for recharging infrastructure, a joint government-industry communications campaign, as well as substantial investment in R&D. In addition, the Government and industry are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Electric Vehicles (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Government already offers grants of up to £500 towards the cost of installing a chargepoint at home, through the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme. All available evidence suggests that electric vehicle drivers prefer to charge at home and at work. Reducing the cost of homecharging removes a potential barrier to uptake and allows owners to charge conveniently and at low cost....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Public Houses (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Pubs Code etc Regulations 2016 and the Pubs Code (Fees, Costs and Financial Penalties) Regulations 2016 were laid in draft before Parliament on 13 June 2016. The Regulations are available from the legislation.gov.uk website. The Regulations are now subject to Parliamentary scrutiny before they come in effect. This scrutiny begins with consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Overseas Investment: Treaties (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: The UK is signatory to over 90 bilateral investment treaties (BITs). The objective of BITs is to provide investors with fair and equitable treatment, protection against discriminatory action and a commitment not to expropriate investments without compensation. The contents of BITs do not provide specific obligations to either investors or states regarding human rights, development or the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Business: EU Withdrawal (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: My Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills has been keeping in close contact with business since the referendum. My Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State made a series of calls on Friday immediately following the result including to the major business representative bodies. On Tuesday, 28 June 2016, my Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State held a business...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Recruitment (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: As my Rt hon Friend the Prime Minister announced during his statement to the House on 27 June, the Cabinet has agreed the creation of a new EU unit in Whitehall, which will bring together officials and policy expertise from across the Cabinet Office, Treasury, Foreign Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. It will report to the whole of the Cabinet on delivering the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff (30 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: There are 40 civil servants in my Department primarily working on trade policy. They are assisted by officials in other Government Departments, notably the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, as well as by other officials within my Department for whom trade policy is not their primary responsibility.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Thameslink Railway Line (29 Jun 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Derby Economic Task Force was wound up in July 2012. While a report was not produced, the Derby Economic Task Force completed a programme of work to support Derby during that period of uncertainty.


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