Posts tagged ‘BERR’

Committee calls for evidence from small business on government’s credit scheme

A committee of MPs has asked small and medium size enterprises to provide evidence on the way in which banks have used the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) scheme.


Continue Reading July 27, 2009 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

New committee says government must support efficient recovery of UK oil and gas

UK oil and gas production peaked in 1999 and is now declining by around 5% annually.

Continue Reading July 6, 2009 at 2:37 pm Leave a comment

Science and Technology Committee reformed after creation of new super-department

The government has announced that it will establish a Commons Science and Technology Committee. It will meet for the first time in October.

Continue Reading June 30, 2009 at 12:10 pm Leave a comment

Guitarist in Parliament’s rock group welcomed to the new world of Mandelsonia

Ministers from the new Department of Business, Innovation and Skills answered questions in the Commons last week.

Continue Reading June 15, 2009 at 2:34 pm Leave a comment

MPs praise Chris Bryant’s performance as Deputy Commons Leader

The Shadow Leader of the House of Commons has led tributes to Chris Bryant, who was promoted to a junior post in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office earlier this week.

Continue Reading June 11, 2009 at 4:55 pm Leave a comment

Lord Mandelson handed ‘super department’ in Cabinet reshuffle

Peter Mandelson has been given the title First Secretary of State and will head up a new department.

Continue Reading June 6, 2009 at 5:45 pm 2 comments

MP calls for tough action against pirate radio stations

A Conservative MP has accused the government of making “very little progress” on combating pirate radio stations.

Continue Reading June 2, 2009 at 12:37 pm 2 comments

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