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Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Adult Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding his Department allocated to adult skills in the last year.

  • Adult Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people are enrolled in adult skills sessions (a) nationally and (b) in Swindon.

  • Bank Cards: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills when he expects to publish the consultation on implementing Article 19 of the Consumer Rights Directive on excessive card surcharges.

  • Banks

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will consider the recommendation by the British Chambers of Commerce to create a state-backed business bank to improve...

  • Companies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will request the Financial Reporting Council to publish an annual report on the operation of the UK Stewardship Code.

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the update of the Financial Reporting Council's Corporate Governance Code to codify current best practice, what...

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to his proposals on executive pay, what the criteria will be for a change in company remuneration policy; and...

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to ensure that companies do not draft director pay policies broadly to avoid annual binding votes on...

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to his oral statement of 20 June 2012, Official Report, column 867, on executive pay, for what reasons he has proposed a...

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information companies will be required to publish on consultation with employees over director pay policy following...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how his Department communicates the information that a course is to be designated for higher education purposes to the (a)...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether due diligence checks for higher education course designation take into account the applicant's parent company.

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) how many and what proportion of pupils in the (a) poorest and (b) richest one per cent of areas entered (i) any university,...

  • Manufacturing Industries: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people are employed in the pharmaceutical sector in (a) the UK, (b) the East Midlands, (c) Nottinghamshire and (d)...

  • Manufacturing Industries: Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the value of the pharmaceutical sector is to the economy of (a) the UK, (b) the East Midlands, (c) Nottinghamshire and (d)...

  • Medicine: Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of students who entered medical schools in the UK were educated in a UK state school in the latest period for...

  • Overseas Trade: Central Africa

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the primary (a) imported and (b) exported goods and services are between the UK and (i) the Democratic Republic of Congo and...

  • Overseas Trade: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the primary (a) imported and (b) exported goods and services are between the UK and Syria.

  • Regulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what regulations his Department introduced between 1 February and 31 May 2012; and at what cost to the public purse.

  • Vocational Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how the Skills Funding Agency monitors the effectiveness of (a) sub-contractors and (b) lead contractors delivering (i) the adult...

  • Vocational Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent assessment he has made of the management fees charged to sub-contractors by the lead contractors of Skills Funding...

  • Vocational Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how the Skills Funding Agency assesses the suitability of those sub-contractors involved in delivering apprenticeships which are...