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Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many apprenticeships his Department offered to people aged (a) 16 to 18, (b) 19 to 21 and (c) 22 to 26 years old in each year...

  • Business: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made on the effect of directive 2007/46/EC on small and medium-sized businesses in the UK; and if he will...

  • Business: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what processes his Department has put in place to ensure that ongoing support is given to UK companies seeking to develop...

  • Business: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his policy is on extending the provision of the Business Bank to Northern Ireland.

  • Cybercrime: Higher Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many undergraduate degree courses in cyber security are available in UK universities.

  • EU Grants and Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what methodology his Department used to determine the distribution of EU transition zone funding for 2014 to 2020.

  • Exports

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what processes his Department uses to monitor the increase in UK exports following trade missions and delegations.

  • Grant Thornton

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much his Department has spent on contracts with Grant Thornton in each year since 2008.

  • Green Construction Board

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans his Department has for the Green Construction Board after November 2013.

  • Green Investment Bank

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the role of the Green Investment Bank in the Green Deal.

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the number of applications made by young people for higher education places in 2013-14.

  • Higher Education: Admissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of higher education applications for entrance in 2014 among young people in England; and if he will...

  • Interest Rate Swap Transactions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2013, Official Report, columns 49-50W, on Interest Rate Swap Transactions, how many customers of...

  • Manufacturing Advisory Service

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) in providing services regarded as...

  • Medicine: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of his Department's ring-fenced budget for science will be used to support charity-funded medical research in the...

  • Overseas Investment: Mozambique

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assistance the Government provides to UK firms that wish to invest in Mozambique.

  • Postal Services: Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what quantifiable benefits the privatisation of Royal Mail will bring to postal services in North West Wales.

  • Recycling: Job Creation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what estimate he has made of the number of jobs created by recycling between 2013 and 2020.

  • Regulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the title is of each regulation his Department (a) introduced and (b) revoked in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv)...

  • Science of Cyber Security Research Institute

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what the timescale is for funding of the Institute for Science of Cyber Security.

  • Shipbuilding: Industry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to support the shipbuilding industry.

  • Supermarkets: Competition

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans the Competition and Markets Authority has to assess market features restricting, preventing or distorting competition...

  • Trade Missions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department records on the (a) the levels of satisfaction of businesses participating in trade missions and...

  • UK Trade and Investment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what training UK Trade and Investment staff receive to ensure they identify potential markets and specific business opportunities...

  • UK Trade and Investment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether UK Trade and Investment staff are remunerated through bonuses based on the increase in UK exports following trade...

  • Wales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether his Department provides services to people resident in Wales or usually resident in Wales.

  • Welsh Language

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether his Department has a current Welsh language scheme; when that scheme was adopted; and whether it has been reviewed since...