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Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Driverless Vehicles: Lasers (4 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Government, via Public Health England, has made an assessment of the health risks posed by different classes of lasers, and as a result my Department has advised Trading Standards to use their powers under the General Product Safety Regulations to remove laser pointers higher than Class 2 from sale. However, we are also aware that there is a second risk from the intentional directing of a...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Arms Trade: Exports (4 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: Criterion 2c of the Government’s export licensing Criteria states that the Government will not grant a licence if there is a “clear risk” that the items might be used in the commission of a “serious violation” of international humanitarian law (IHL). Criterion 2c has been in force since the adoption by the EU of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP on 8 December...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Industry (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: At the Science and Technology Select Committee on the science budget and spending review held on Tuesday 19 January my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills stated that he wanted to see sector strategies that were formed under the coalition Government’s industrial strategy refreshed, as those strategies were put in place a number of years ago. My...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Driverless Vehicles (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: Government recognises that vehicle security is a priority to ensure the safety and security of the public and their data. Government believes connected and autonomous vehicles should be “secure by design” and handle data appropriately. We are working closely with industry to achieve these aims as part of a wider programme of activity to ensure that the significant opportunities of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Overseas Trade: Commonwealth (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: Her Majesty’s Government is represented across the Commonwealth and, as one of its priorities, is committed to helping UK business succeed overseas. UK Trade & Investment itself is represented in around half of all Commonwealth countries. There is therefore a range of services that business can benefit from, dependent on the scale of the opportunities in each country. My right hon....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Carbon Monoxide: Alarms (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: We have no plans to further regulate the sale of black spot carbon monoxide detectors. Carbon monoxide detectors fall under the General Product Safety Regulations (GPSR) 2005 which states any product placed on the market must be safe. Trading Standards will remove products that do not meet the requirements of the GPSR. These types of carbon monoxide detectors are obsolete and no longer...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Carbon Monoxide: Alarms (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: We have no plans to bring forward regulations on the sale of black spot carbon monoxide detectors. Carbon monoxide detectors fall under the General Product Safety Regulations (GPSR) 2005 which states any product placed on the market must be safe. Trading Standards will remove products that do not meet the requirements of the GPSR. These types of carbon monoxide detectors are obsolete and no...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Austin Reed Group (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: I understand that the announcement that Austin Reed has filed for administration will be worrying for those affected. First and foremost, the Administrator’s focus will be on securing a buyer for the business. The Insolvency Service is in regular contact with the Administrators and we are keeping the situation under close review.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Shares (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: The government introduced a ban on the issue of new bearer shares on 26 May 2015 through the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. The legislation provided a transition period to allow existing bearer shareholders to convert their shares into other types of shareholding or to realise their value. The transition period ended on 25 February 2016. Companies notify Companies House of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Iron and Steel: Redundancy (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Government recognises the considerable impact that a closure of Tata Steel UK’s facilities at Llanwern would have on its employees, their families and the communities in which they live. That is why we are working closely with Tata to find a credible buyer for their entire UK operation. Our interests are to support Tata Steel and the wider industry, secure as many jobs as we can and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Warranties: Compensation (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: The liquidation of the companies involved in the cashback scheme is ongoing. The liquidators have the right to take action against the company if they consider the cashback scheme created an obligation to fund any liabilities. My hon. Friend from Grantham and Stamford is meeting the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group to discuss their findings shortly.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Manufacturing Industries: Employment (3 May 2016)

Anna Soubry: We are creating a highly competitive business environment to make the UK an attractive location for advanced manufacturing investment, boosting skills and protecting spending on innovation and cutting edge manufacturing technologies. This drives the strong productivity growth, and exports, that will sustain the UK as a leading manufacturing nation.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: Holding answer received on 21 April 2016 There are 2439 core full time equivalent civil servants working in BIS, including Sheffield and other locations. The Northern Powerhouse is a key ambition of this Government which requires input from officials across BIS and other Government Departments, across a wide range of policy areas. This supports places across the North to work...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Land Registry (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: Under a contract-based approach, fees would still be prescribed in fee orders made by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and set before Parliament. Under a regulator-based approach, fees would be controlled by the regulator.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Tata Steel (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: Tata Group plc is a Strategic Relationship-Managed company and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is the Contact Minister. He has had regular meetings with the company, including during the Prime Minister of India’s visit to the UK in November 2015. BIS Ministers have held discussions and corresponded with Tata Group plc on a regular...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: There are 2439 core full time equivalent civil servants working in BIS, including Sheffield and other locations. The Northern Powerhouse is a key ambition of this Government which requires input from officials across BIS and other Government Departments, across a wide range of policy areas. This supports places across the North to work collaboratively to direct and benefit from the Northern...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Government’s position, set out in the answers to Questions 27493 and 27494, is based on the wording of the treaties (Article 52 of the Treaty on European Union, Article 355 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and the 1972 Treaty of Accession of Denmark, Ireland and the UK to the European Economic Community) and the longstanding practice of the UK. Article 29 of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: International Assistance (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: The Government intends to produce a report in due course that will set out how the UK is contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: Under the 2009 Vehicle Scrappage Scheme (VSS) claims were made for 392227 vehicles. A breakdown of that figure by make and model is available on our website, gov.uk. In order for a claim to be made under the VSS, a Certificate of Destruction (CoD), issued by an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) for the old vehicle had to be provided by the car dealer to the manufacturer. Beyond the CoD, the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Helicopters (28 Apr 2016)

Anna Soubry: We are working with the UK aerospace industry to sustain and grow helicopter capability through the Aerospace Growth Partnership and the Defence Growth Partnership, both of which bring Government and industry together to tackle barriers to growth, boost exports and grow high value jobs. Through this work we are supporting the industry’s private investment in technology, competitiveness,...


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