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UK Export Finance

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 1st September 2014.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the potential effect of his proposals to extend the powers of UK Export Finance on (a) the commitment on the Coalition Agreement for UK Trade and Investment and the Export Credits Guarantee Department to become champions for British companies that develop and export innovative green technologies around the world and (b) human rights; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Portsmouth, The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

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The proposals to extend the powers of UK Export Finance (UKEF) should be helpful to exporters operating in all sectors.

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