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  • Departmental Structure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received from bodies representing British businesses on the structure and functions of his Department.

  • Business Regulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he is taking to reduce the number of regulations imposed on business and industry.

  • Manufacturing: West Midlands (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to encourage high-skilled manufacturing in the West Midlands.

  • Intellectual Property Rights

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what progress has been made in response to the joint statement of intent to create and implement an intellectual property rights programme...

  • Sub-postmasters

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to increase the contractual freedom afforded to sub-postmasters.

  • Post Office Closures

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he expects to announce decisions on which post offices will close.

  • Vibration White Finger: Compensation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what authority his Department has granted to Capita to interview under caution claimants for compensation for vibration white finger.

  • Community Trade Union: Communitas Development for the Future

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much funding was given to (a) Community Trade Union and (b) Communitas Development for the Future in each of the last 10 years.

  • Departments: Epilepsy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many people with epilepsy are employed by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

  • Departments: Legal Costs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much was spent by his Department on legal fees in each of the last five years.

  • Departments: Recruitment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much his Department and its agencies paid to recruitment consultants in each year since 1997.

  • Electricity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he is taking to increase the intelligence capability of the electricity distribution network through broadband enabled smart meters.

  • Employment: Equality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry pursuant to the answer of 26 April 2007, Official Report, column 1212W, on employment equality, what assessment he has made of the effect of...

  • Galileo Project

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what estimate he has made of the financial implications of the UK's involvement with the Galileo project.

  • Low Carbon Buildings Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) when his Department informed solar photovoltaics installers of the decision to reduce the maximum household grant under the Low Carbon...

  • Minimum Wage: Enforcement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time enforcement officers monitor non-compliance with the minimum wage.

  • Post Offices: Cheltenham

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many post offices were open in the Cheltenham district in May of (a) 1987 and (b) 1997; and how many are now open.

  • Post Offices: Cornwall

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry which post offices in Cornwall closed in each year since 1979, broken down by Parliamentary constituency.

  • Postal Services: EC Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what (a) obligations and (b) restrictions are imposed by the EU Services Directive on (i) Post Office Limited and (ii) the Royal Mail.

  • Solar Power

    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the Government's estimate is of the lifetime carbon saving from (a) a 2.5kWp domestic solar photovoltaics system and (b) a 4m2 domestic...