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Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Apprentices: Higher Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many apprenticeship places are currently supported at each university and higher education college.

  • Apprentices: Peterborough

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent estimate he has made of the number of apprentices in (a) Peterborough constituency and (b) Peterborough city council...

  • Business

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps his Department has taken to make it easier for small businesses to take on new employees.

  • Conditions of Employment: Scotland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what representations his Department has received from the Scottish Government on the Beecroft report; (2) what discussions...

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills within what time period companies will be required to publish details of the exit payments paid to directors following...

  • Executives: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether company remuneration policies will be required to be published according to a standard format to enable comparisons with...

  • Financial Services Bill

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the contribution of the Financial Secretary of the Treasury of 23 April 2012, Official Report, columns 695-96,...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the answer from the Minister of State for Universities and Science on 23 April 2012, Official Report, column...

  • Higher Education (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the answer from the Minister of State for Universities and Science on 23 April 2012, Official Report, column...

  • Higher Education: Warrington

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many young people aged 18 entered (a) full-time and (b) part-time higher education in each ward in Warrington in each year...

  • Insolvency

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether the proposed consultation on modernising insolvency rules will consider how to restore clarity to the current...

  • Maternity Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the potential effect on occupational maternity pay of his Department's Modern Workplaces proposals.

  • Maternity Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many women received occupational maternity pay for (a) up to 18 weeks, (b) between 18 and 26 weeks and (c) between 26 and 52...

  • Maternity Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much occupational maternity pay was received by women in the last year for which figures are available.

  • Mature Students

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce the number of mature higher education students who do not complete their...

  • Overseas Students: Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what proportion of EU students are in arrears to the Student Loans Company; (2) what estimate his Department has made of...

  • Overseas Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will respond to the findings of the report by the British Chamber of Commerce entitled Exporting is Good for Britain but...

  • Paternity Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many fathers and partners have taken additional paternity leave since its commencement in 2011; and what steps his Department...

  • Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department has taken to introduce regional pay since 20 March 2012; and if he will make a statement.

  • Payments: Surcharges

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

  • Regional Growth Fund: Essex

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many applications his Department has received for support from the Regional Growth Fund from businesses in (a) Witham...

  • Trade Promotion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many small and medium-sized enterprises have taken part in the UK Trade and Investment’s Tradeshow Access Programme in...

  • Trade Promotion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many small and medium-sized enterprises in (a) Leicester South and (b) the East Midlands have taken part in the UK Trade and...

  • Trade Promotion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much resource has been allocated to the UK Trade and Industry Trade Show Access Programme for the remainder of the Spending...

  • Trade Promotion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many UK Trade and Industry officials are working on the Trade Show Access Programme.

  • Vocational Training: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many training organisations operate in (a) the London borough of Bexley and (b) London.

  • Working Mothers: Breastfeeding

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what research his Department has commissioned into the potential effect of its Modern Workplaces proposals on breastfeeding rates...