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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 27th April 2017.

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Photo of Lord Wei Lord Wei Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the impact on jobs of increasing automation, what steps they are taking to (1) assess new types of work which may arise, (2) stimulate new businesses, and (3) encourage the adjustment of workplace training, to accommodate new technologies.

Photo of Lord Prior of Brampton Lord Prior of Brampton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.

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