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Employment: Private Sector

House of Lords written question – answered on 9th February 2011.

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Photo of Lord Taylor of Warwick Lord Taylor of Warwick Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to encourage private sector recruitment.

Photo of Baroness Wilcox Baroness Wilcox The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

The spending review set out the Government's commitment to creating the conditions for private sector growth. The path to strong, sustainable and balanced growth, published on 29 November, set out progress made by the Government and planned future activity to achieve this, including:

creating macroeconomic stability, so that interest rates stay low and businesses have the certainty they need to plan ahead;helping markets work more effectively, to encourage innovation and the efficient allocation of resources;ensuring that it is efficient and focused in its own activities, prioritising high-value spending and reducing tax and regulatory burdens; andensuring that everyone in the UK has access to opportunities that enable them to fulfil their potential.

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