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  • Apprentices

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much his Department and its predecessor has spent on advertising apprenticeship schemes and services in each of...

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what proportion of people starting apprenticeship schemes have been from an ethnic minority background since...

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) how many people have dropped out of apprenticeships in each year since 1997; (2) how many people started but...

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) how many people aged (a) between 16 and 18, (b) 18 and 25 and (c) over 25 years old started an advanced...

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in which industry sectors have apprenticeships been created under the National Apprenticeship Service.

  • Apprentices: Costs

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what the average cost to the public purse of a fully-funded apprenticeship was in the last period for which figures...

  • Apprentices: Per Capita Costs

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much was spent per adult student participating in (a) apprenticeships and (b) advanced apprenticeships in the...

  • Billing

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will undertake an impact assessment for the (a) retail and (b) bill payments sector of Camelot's proposed...

  • Child Care Facilities: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on the number of companies in (a) Leeds West constituency, (b) Leeds and (c)...

  • Construction: Standards

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much expenditure under each budgetary heading his Department has spent on advertising the TrustMark scheme in each...

  • Departmental Billing

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills whether his Department holds records on the efficiency achieved by its (a) executive agencies and (b)...

  • Departmental Health and Safety

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills whether written health and safety advice is issued to new employees in his Department.

  • Departmental Information and Communication Technology

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many iPods have been bought by his Department since its establishment; and at what cost.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills which websites his Department's staff are blocked from accessing on networked computers.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how much his Department spent on maintaining its Flickr channel in the latest period for which figures are available.

  • Departmental Trade Unions

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department's Departmental Trade Union Side Officers agreement.

  • Departmental Trade Unions

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many trade union side officers are employed by his Department; and how many full-time equivalent staff in his...

  • Digital Broadcasting: Radio

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 6 January 2010, Official Report, columns 420-21W, on digital broadcasting: radio, whether...

  • Digital Broadcasting: Radio

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent assessment he has made of (a) the availability of radio microphones and similar technologies that will be...

  • English Language

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many English language schools have been found to be operating below standard upon inspection in the last 12...

  • English Language

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people have been certified by English language schools in the period between those schools being deemed to...

  • Further Education: Government Assistance

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many colleges have (a) applied for and (b) received exceptional support funding from the Learning and Skills...

  • Garages and Petrol Stations

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) how many full-time officials in his Department have responsibility for policy on the retail petrol industry; and...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of university students who have withdrawn from a course as a result of a delay...

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many and what percentage of pupils who were (a) eligible and (b) not eligible for free school meals took up a...

  • Higher Education: Finance

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the amount of financial support provided by (a) UK and (b) non-UK (i) private sector...

  • Higher Education: Finance

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what higher educational facilities in the UK receive funding from overseas Governments.

  • Higher Education: Free School Meals

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 12 January 2010, Official Report, column 810W, on higher education: admissions, what the...

  • Higher Education: Overseas Students

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many non-EU overseas students were accepted onto an undergraduate or postgraduate course, paid their fees, and...

  • Higher Education: Research

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent representations he has received from university and college unions on his Department's proposed changes to...

  • Higher Education: Torbay

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many residents of Torbay constituency attended university (a) in 1997 and (b) in the most recent academic year...

  • Higher Education: Wirral

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills whether his Department plans to establish a University of Wirral under its new University Challenge scheme.

  • Industrial Relations: Former Commissioners

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills for what reasons the offices of (a) the Commissioner for Rights of Trade Union Members and (b) the Commissioner for...

  • Jobcentre Plus: Vocational Guidance

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to ensure effective co-operation between college and university careers services...

  • Minimum Wage: Lancashire

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many and what proportion of people in work in Salford have received pay at the national minimum wage rate since...

  • Morocco

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what export of military equipment to Morocco for use in Western Sahara he most recently licensed; and on what date.

  • Motor Vehicles: Manufacturing Industries

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the implication for competition in the UK retail motor industry of the European...

  • National Physical Laboratory

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate his Department has made of the value added to the economy by the National Physical Laboratory.

  • Offenders

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many employees of his Department and its agencies have been convicted of a criminal offence of each type in each...

  • Origin Marking

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will put in place procedures to record separately the export of products to those Moroccan settlements in the...

  • Overseas Students

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many foreign nationals have studied at English language schools in England which have subsequently been closed for...

  • Policy

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will set out, with statistical evidence relating as closely as possible to Vauxhall constituency, the effects on...

  • Radio Frequencies

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on levels of investment by the programme making and special events sector in...

  • Radio Frequencies

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills when he expects the migration of programme making and special events users from the digital dividend spectrum channels...

  • Regional Development Agencies: Property

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what the (a) address and (b) area is of each regional development agency property which is (i) occupied and (ii)...

  • Royal Mail: Snow and Ice

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what discussions he has had with Royal Mail on delivery routes in areas which are not receiving mail because of...

  • Students: Gloucestershire

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students in higher education have received payments in respect of (a) tuition fee loans, (b) maintenance...

  • Students: Gloucestershire

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students normally resident in Gloucestershire have (a) attended and (b) received student loans to attend...

  • Supermarkets: Competition

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills from what supermarkets he has received representations on the recommendation of the Competition Commission to...

  • Training: Autism

    To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent representations his Department has received on the skills and training requirements of people with autism.