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Vince Cable to appear before Business Committee

13 October 2010

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Vince Cable MP will appear before the Business Innovation and Skills Committee at 2:15pm today.

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee will take evidence today from Secretary of State, Vince Cable MP, on the decision by the Coalition Government to cancel the £80 million government loan to Sheffield Forgemasters.


At 2.15pm in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

  • Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

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