Written answers

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Redcar

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which official engagements he has undertaken in Redcar since May 2015.

    • Minimum Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he plans to ensure that companies do not offset the costs of paying the new minimum wage by reducing rates of...

      Groceries Code Adjudicator

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will extend the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator to include primary producers' relationships with their...

      Equal Pay

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential effect of the introduction of the new minimum wage on (a) evening and...

      Apprentices: Living Wage

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether anyone over 25 who is participating in an apprenticeship is entitled to the National Living Wage.

      Companies House: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will review the oversight, operational procedures and response times of interactions with customers by Companies...

      New Businesses: Leeds City Region

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what support his Department provides to people in the Leeds City Region who wish to start their own business.

      Employment: Yorkshire and the Humber

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to protect employment levels in the Yorkshire and Humber region from the potential (a)...

      Conditions of Employment: EU Law

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans to ensure that UK employment rights continue to comply with EU standards.

      Companies: Disclosure of Information

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many UK companies have reported information on people with significant control to Companies House since 30 June 2016.

  • Department for Exiting the European Union

    • UK Withdrawal from EU

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether holding a second referendum is an essential constitutional precondition to invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

    • UK Withdrawal from EU

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their position that leaving the EU is in the British national interest.

      Department for Exiting the European Union: Departmental Responsibilities

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to transfer operational command and control of the EU units from all other departments to the Department for Exiting the European Union.

      European Court of Justice

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to suspend immediately the implementation of all pending and future judgments of the European Court of Justice.

      Sovereignty: Northern Ireland

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to discuss with other member states the matter of holding a Border Poll in Northern Ireland as part of their negotiations about the UK...

      EU Law

      To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the scale of the task required to separate domestic law from EU law.

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