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Business, industry and consumers news from UK Parliament.

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BEIS Secretary of State and COP 26 President to appear before Committee
BEIS Secretary of State Kwasi Kwarteng and Alok Sharma, COP 26 President to appear before Committee
15 January 2021
Nusrat Ghani comments on Foreign Secretary measures on forced labour in Xinjiang
The lead member for the Forced labour in UK value chains inquiry has responded to Dominic Raab's statement on the Government’s response to the forced labour in Xinjiang.
12 January 2021
Evidence session on future of high streets after covid-19
Witnesses include the Centre for Cities, Federation of Small Businesses, Social Market Foundation and District Councils Network.
08 January 2021
Committee examines the Energy White Paper
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee examines areas such as net-zero and issues relating to costs and consumers and public engagement
08 January 2021
Digital inequality compounding the economic inequality “harshly” exposed by covid-19
Committee publishes their report Improving Broadband
08 January 2021
Impact of border delays on UK businesses - Business Committee hears from hauliers and retailers
Committee to hold a session on the impact of border delays on UK businesses and security of supply
22 December 2020
EU and UK flags
Lords persuades government to think again on devolved powers after Brexit
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill returns to the Commons for agreement
16 December 2020
Digital trade and data inquiry launched
The International Trade Committee inquiry explores a range of issues, including digital trade and data provisions in Free Trade Agreements
15 December 2020
Forced labour in UK value chains – Nusrat Ghani responds to BBC report on labour in China’s Xinjiang cotton fields
Committee member Nusrat Ghani MP comments on use of 'slave labour' in Xinjiang cotton fields in response to BBC investigation
15 December 2020
Darren Jones, Business Committee Chair, comments on Energy White Paper
Chair's comments come in response to the Government's publication of a White Paper on cleaning up energy supplies, creating green jobs, and keeping household bills affordable, in its efforts towards achieving net-zero emissions
14 December 2020
Committee to take evidence on Covid-19 data and the leisure and retail sectors
RFU, British Beer & Pub Association and British Independent Retailers Association to give evidence
14 December 2020
Boohoo Chairman to give evidence as MPs revisit fashion sustainability
As part of its follow-up inquiry on fashion sustainability, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will hold an evidence session with Boohoo Group’s Executive Chairman.
11 December 2020
Committee examines scaling-up & opportunities for growth
Committee to hold an evidence hearing looking at the challenges rapidly growing businesses face and the relationship between the Industrial Strategy and scaleups in the UK
11 December 2020
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