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Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Aerospace Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) what steps his Department is taking to encourage long-term investment in the UK aerospace industry; (2) what support his...

  • British Antarctic Survey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the cost was to the public purse of the (a) establishment and (b) work of the British Antarctic Survey in each of the last...

  • British Antarctic Survey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the (a) manpower and (b) property establishment are of the British Antarctic Survey.

  • British Antarctic Survey

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the (a) objectives and (b) tasks are of the British Antarctic Survey.

  • Business: Cannock Chase

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to support businesses in Cannock Chase constituency.

  • Business: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions he has had with major lenders on loans to young entrepreneurs, particularly those who are not in education,...

  • Business: Pendle

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps he has taken to support small and medium-sized businesses in Pendle constituency.

  • Business: Staffordshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to increase the level of access to credit for businesses in (a) Cannock Chase constituency...

  • Combined Heat and Power: Taxation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effect on refineries and petrochemical plants of the withdrawal of levy exemption certificates...

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he has received representations from the International Labour Organisation on the potential effects on growth and labour...

  • Construction: Pendle

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps he has taken to support the construction industry in Pendle constituency; and if he will make a statement.

  • Construction: Sunderland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps he has taken to support the construction industry in Sunderland.

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many UK-based students entered university courses in each academic year since 2006 in (a) the west midlands and (b) England.

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of pupils in (a) Ashfield, (b) Nottinghamshire, (c) the East Midlands and (d) England and Wales went on to higher...

  • Loans: Interest Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of marketing techniques employed by providers of very high interest loans.

  • London Metropolitan University

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment his Department has made of recent events concerning London Metropolitan University; and whether his Department...

  • London Metropolitan University

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 18 September 2012, Official Report, column 518W, on London Metropolitan University, whether he has...

  • Manufacturing Advice Service

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills since the launch of the Manufacturing Advice Service (MAS) in January 2012, how many jobs have been (a) created and (b)...

  • Minimum Wage

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of seafarers earning the national minimum wage who were subject to an accommodation...

  • Morecambe and Lunesdale: Funding

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what funding his Department has allocated to Morecambe and Lunesdale constituency since 2010.

  • New Businesses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of business start-ups in each constituent part of the UK since May 2012.

  • Regional Growth Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what consideration he has given to increasing the Regional Growth Fund allocation to banks who have successfully lent their...

  • Regional Growth Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effect of the Regional Growth Fund on bank lending to small and medium-sized businesses.

  • Reserve Forces

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many reservists are employed by his Department.

  • Students: Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he has met representatives of the New College of the Humanities to discuss whether their students can receive loans from...

  • Third Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department has taken to implement the recommendations of the National Audit Office report, Central Government's...

  • UK Research Partnership Investment Fund

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (1) how many bids he has received to the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund to date; how many have been unsuccessful; and...

  • US Securities and Exchange Commission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the potential effects (a) in the UK and (b) internationally of the US Securities and Exchange...

  • Vocational Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to promote re-skilling initiatives in the UK.