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Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
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Asked on: 14 October 2019
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Business: Finance
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much of the the £15 million Brexit readiness fund has been disbursed to businesses; and in which sectors those businesses were.
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Answered by: Nadhim Zahawi
Answered on: 17 October 2019

The Business Readiness Fund was set up to help to prepare businesses for leaving the EU on 31 October. £10.4M has been approved across 133 successful bids, with just under £8M already paid to Business Representative Organisations. Applications have spanned a wide range of sectors (including manufacturing, retail and life sciences) and are from across the UK, including Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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