Baroness Morgan of Cotes Written Questions

3 Questions to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy tabled by Baroness Morgan of Cotes


Date Title Questioner
28 Mar 2019, 4:59 p.m. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Research Baroness Morgan of Cotes

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of ring-fencing Medical Research Council funds for biomedical research on myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) in order to ensure that overall research funding for ME is proportional to that spent on research into similarly prevalent health conditions.

Answer (Chris Skidmore)

I refer my rt. hon. Friend to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for North West Norfolk on 20th March 2019 to Question 231931.

2 Feb 2018, 2:14 p.m. Companies House Baroness Morgan of Cotes

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the timescale is for his Department’s review of Companies House.

Answer (Andrew Griffiths)

In line with Cabinet Office guidance*, the Department will undertake a tailored review of Companies House within this Parliament.

*https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/tailored-reviews-of-public-bodies-guidance

20 Sep 2017, 10:23 a.m. Metals: Industry Baroness Morgan of Cotes

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he has received from the metals industries on the effect on that sector of the UK leaving the EU.

Answer (Claire Perry)

Ministers and officials have engaged extensively on EU exit with metals companies and representative bodies across the UK. Most recently, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy discussed the trade regime post-EU exit at a meeting of the Steel Council on 7th September. We want to achieve the best possible outcome and the strongest possible partnership - one that works for UK businesses. We plan to be ambitious in these negotiations and will secure the best possible access for firms to trade with and operate in the European market.