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Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Company Liquidations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses entered into liquidation in England in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what expenditure his Department incurred on its website in the latest period for which figures are available; and how many people...

  • Exports: Defence Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will place in the Library the country by country arms export data for (a) 2008, (b) 2009 and (c) 2010 in the same format as...

  • Green Investment Bank

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 29 March 2011, Official Report, column 304W, on the Green Investment Bank, if he will bring forward the...

  • Higher Education: Performance Indicators

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the (a) drop-out and (b) course transfer rate at each university in England was for students starting degrees in (i) 2005,...

  • Higher Education: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills which providers of for-profit higher education services he has met in each of the last six months; and if he will make a statement.

  • Higher Education: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the drop-out rates were at those for-profit higher education institutions where students received loans via the Student...

  • Higher Education: Private Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he plans to amend the requirement to renew the grant of degree-awarding powers to private providers of higher education;...

  • Higher Education: Student Numbers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his policy is on the core and margin model in relation to student numbers in higher education; and if he will make a statement.

  • London College of Traditional Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many representations he has received on the London College of Traditional Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine since its...

  • Medicine: Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effects of the implementation of the Higher Education (Higher Amount) (England) Regulations...

  • Medicine: Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether graduate entry medical students will be required to cover the cost of their tuition fees for the first year of study in...

  • North Sea Oil

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on what dates he met ministerial colleagues in HM Treasury to discuss the implications for investment in North Sea oil and gas...

  • North Sea Oil

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on the implications for investment in North...

  • Oil

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the policy of UK Trade and Investment is on support for UK-based companies that develop and export tar sands oil extraction...

  • Professional Development Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the withdrawal of professional development loans by retail...

  • Regional Growth Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what criteria will be used to assess the (a) viability and (b) efficacy of Round 2 bids for the Regional Growth Fund in (i) the...

  • Royal Mail

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has for the future of the phantom share element of Royal Mail's Colleague Shares scheme; and if he will make a...

  • Technology Strategy Board: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the core budget for the Technology Strategy Board was for each of the last three years; what that budget will be for each of...

  • Trade: Developing Countries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent progress he has made on the Doha round; and if he will make a statement.

  • World Intellectual Property Organisation: Visual Impairment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will make it his policy to support the adoption of the legally binding treaty for the visually impaired and other...