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  • Broadband: Ealing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of the funding proposed to be allocated to broadband programmes in the comprehensive spending review will be...

  • Business: Regulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to reduce the regulatory burden on small businesses.

  • Cement: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the likely effects on the economic performance of the UK cement industry of the European...

  • Cement: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the likely effects on competition in the European cement industry of the European Commission's...

  • Cement: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the likely financial effects on the UK cement industry of the European Commission's proposal for a...

  • Cement: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what (a) meetings and (b) discussions his Department has had with representatives of cement producers who do not manufacture...

  • Cement: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the likely effects on the UK ready-mix concrete industry of the European Commission's proposal for...

  • Green Investment Bank

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding from the sale of Government assets he expects to be allocated to the proposed Green Investment Bank.

  • Green Investment Bank

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether the proceeds from the sale of High Speed 1 are to be used as start-up capital for his Department's proposed Green...

  • Higher Education: Student Wastage

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many UK-based students started but did not complete a degree course within a specified period at a university in England in...

  • Local Enterprise Partnerships

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will bring forward proposals to ensure that local enterprise partnerships have at least one representative from a...

  • Northwest Regional Development Agency: Assets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the current monetary value of properties owned by the Northwest Regional Development Agency; and...

  • Overseas Trade: India and China

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to support access for UK technology companies to new markets in (a) India and (b) China; and if he will...

  • Personnel: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what regulations govern the ability of employers to conduct workplace tests for alcohol and drugs on employees.

  • Radio Frequencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 28 October 2010, Official Report, column 458W, on public expenditure, who is undertaking the work to...

  • Regional Growth Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what support his Department is providing (a) for small enterprises and (b) to create employment prior to the implementation of...

  • Science: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will assess the effect on gross domestic product of a reduction of £1 billion in science funding from his Department...

  • Students: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment his Department has made of the likely effects on postgraduate education of proposed increases in the level of...

  • Students: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effects on the number of students deferring entry to higher education from 2011 until 2012 of...

  • Students: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effects on organisations that operate gap-year placement programmes of the likely reduction in...

  • Students: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether students who finish A-levels in the 2010 academic year who apply for deferred entry to university in 2012 will be...

  • Technology Strategy Board

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding each research council allocated to the Technology Strategy Board in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10 and (c) 2010-11.