Business, Innovation and Skills

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  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many apprenticeship starts relate to (a) existing employees of the organisation concerned and (b) new employees in the...

  • Bankruptcy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many bankruptcies were registered in (a) York, (b) Yorkshire and (c) England in each year since 2005.

  • Construction: China

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what benefits he expects to accrue to the UK economy from the agreement signed in China on 26 May 2014 between the Building...

  • Disabled Students' Allowances

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what impact assessments he carried out on proposals to change disabled students' allowances.

  • Exports: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many standard individual export licences were finalised in 2013; and what proportion of those licences were finalised within...

  • Exports: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what proportion of export licence appeals were finalised within (a) 20 and (b) 60 working days in 2013.

  • Exports: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber were exporting to (a) the EU and (b) all countries in each year since 2008.

  • Foreign Investment in UK: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much foreign investment in Yorkshire and the Humber there has been in each year since 2008; and what estimate he has made of...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many undergraduate students were resident in (a) Bury St Edmunds, (b) Suffolk and (c) England and Wales in each of the last...

  • Higher Education: Disability

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what funding is currently allocated to higher education institutions to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities to...

  • Higher Education: York

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much capital funding the Government allocated to (a) York College, (b) Askham Bryan College, (c) the University of York and...

  • Higher Education: York

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many UK-domiciled (a) undergraduate and (b) postgraduate students enrolled at the (i) University of York and (ii) University...

  • Higher Education: Zoos

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what support the Government are providing for community projects being conducted by UK zoos in collaboration with universities.

  • Higher Education: Zoos

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to ensure that the forthcoming single pot funding and new round of European Regional Development Funding...

  • Holiday Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the answer of 6 May 2014, Official Report, column 87W, on holiday leave, what assessment his Department has...

  • Land Registry

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has for the future of the Land Registry; and if he will make a statement.

  • Local Enterprise Partnerships: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber received how much funding from Local Enterprise Partnerships in each year since...

  • Manufacturing Industries: Electronic Equipment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps he is taking to increase the manufacture of electronic components in the UK.

  • National Apprenticeship Service

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the answer of 24 March 2014, Official Report, column 140W, on the national apprenticeship service, how many...

  • New Businesses: York

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many business start-ups there were in City of York local authority area in each year since 2008.

  • Overseas Trade: Western Sahara

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will instruct UK Trade and Investment to issue a statement cautioning UK businesses against trade and investment in...

  • Regional Development Agencies: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber received how much funding from the Yorkshire Regional Development Agency in each...

  • Regional Growth Fund: Yorkshire and the Humber

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber received how much funding from the Regional Growth Fund in each year since 2011-12.

  • Temporary Employment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what plans he has to improve job security for people employed indefinitely on temporary or fixed-term contracts.

  • Vocational Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills if he will provide a breakdown of the Employer Ownership Pilot funding for the unified communications sector.