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  • Arms Trade: Export Controls

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to his Department's Notice to Exporters 2013-18: Important Changes to the Strategic Export Control Transparency...

  • Arms Trade: Trade Fairs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to ensure that weapons or equipment which are banned by the UK will not be promoted at the...

  • Comet Group

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills by what date he expects to receive the Insolvency Service report into Comet.

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the effect of non-zero-hour contracts on the flexibility of the workforce.

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his most recent estimate is of the number of people employed on zero hours contracts, by region.

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills by what date he expects to receive the findings of his Department's review of zero hours contracts; and if he will place in the...

  • Conditions of Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what meetings took place between Ministers and officials of his Department and external stakeholders and others as part of his...

  • Exports: Government Assistance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether the Government has made an application for approval under EU state aid rules in relation to the Exports Refinancing Facility.

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many export licences were issued for the period 1 January 2011 to 30 June 2012 to companies seeking to export materials to...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether consultation took place with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence before export licences to...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment the Government made of the risk of exporting potassium fluoride and sodium fluoride to Syria in the granting of...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on how many occasions export licences for (a) sodium fluoride and (b) potassium fluoride have been granted for export to Syria in...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what advice (a) he and (b) officials in his Department have received from (i) the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, (ii) the...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information (a) he and (b) officials in his Department requested from other Departments and agencies when deliberating on...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions (a) he and (b) officials in his Department had with officials of EU institutions on the substances (i) sodium...

  • Exports: Syria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on what date (a) he and (b) officials in his Department were informed that no chemicals were exported under the export licences...

  • Overseas Companies: China

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent assessment he has made of the risks to British businesses operating in China; and what support his Department...

  • Royal Mail

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether he plans to make a statement to the Stock Exchange on the sale of Royal Mail; and if he will make a statement.