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  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent discussions he has had with small and medium-sized enterprises on the planned changes to the funding of the...

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many applications are made on average before (a) a white and (b) an ethnic minority applicant secures an apprenticeship.

  • Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills when he plans to publish all the responses received to the Future of Apprenticeships in England: Funding Reform Technical...

  • Disabled Students' Allowances

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what progress has been made in carrying out an equality analysis on proposals to change the disabled students' allowance.

  • Domestic Visits

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 19 June 2014, Official Report, column 688W, on official visits, what domestic visits he has made since...

  • Electronic Government

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his Department's priorities are in relation to the Digital Government Strategy in the individual performance objectives for...

  • Exports: Advisory Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the Overseas Business Risk service is better shared with and promoted to...

  • Jackson Square Aviation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills when conducting due diligence on Jackson Square Aviation and JSA International Holdings LP, whether UK Export Finance was aware...

  • Music: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what his most recent assessment is of the impact on small businesses of the licensing enforcement regime for the use of music in...

  • National Nuclear Laboratory

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to support the National Nuclear Laboratory’s commercial opportunities abroad.

  • Nuclear Power: Skilled Workers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much was spent on developing skills through training programmes and apprenticeships in the nuclear industry in each region of...

  • Nuclear Power: Trade Promotion

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what financial support is available from UK Trade & Investment to British companies under the Tradeshow Access Programme to...

  • Patents: Northern Ireland

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many patents have been granted to businesses or individuals whose main residence or business address was in Northern Ireland...

  • Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many (a) direct employees, (b) outsourced workers and (c) agency workers in executive agencies which report to his Department...

  • Prosthetics: Competition

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the competitiveness of the prosthesis manufacturing industry.

  • Spaceflight

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent steps he has taken to encourage the growth of a space tourism industry in the UK.

  • Students: Loans

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what effect the introduction of 24 Plus Advanced Learning Loans has had on student participation levels.

  • Sugar: EU External Trade

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what recent discussions he has had on (a) improving access to the EU sugar market for cane sugar suppliers and (b) removal of the...

  • Tax Avoidance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills whether UK Export Finance (UKEF) has taken steps to ensure that companies operating from the UK which gain support from UKEF...

  • Trade Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills for what reasons the UK decided to take part in the negotiations relating to the Trade in Services Agreement.

  • Trade Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills for what reasons the text of the proposed Trade in Services Agreement treaty has not been made public.

  • Trade Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on whether the proposed Trade in Services Agreement treaty is likely to contain provisions...

  • Trade Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on whether the proposed Trade in Services Agreement treaty is likely to contain provisions...

  • Trade Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what information his Department holds on whether the proposed Trade in Services Agreement treaty is likely to contain provisions...

  • Trade Agreements

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of UK participation in a Trade in Services Agreement treaty on...