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Tweets

Date Department or MP
23 Sep 2020, 12:53 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

📢 Pubs, restaurants, close contact services & other venues 📢 From tomorrow you need to display a QR code poster so customers can check-in via NHS Test and Trace. You'll also need to log customers not using the app. Download the poster here ➡️ https://t.co/MhOdYiVdbL https://t.co/yufKxZa4e0

23 Sep 2020, 9:17 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

A warm welcome to our 5 new Friends of COP 🤝 🔹 @emilyshuckburgh 🔹 @McClarity 🔹 Prof. Peter Bruce @royalsociety 🔹 @DamilolaSDG7 🔹 @SumakHelena They will join a network of over 30 🌍 experts helping to boost #ClimateAction ahead of @COP26 #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/pKj60Tjg6P

22 Sep 2020, 6:20 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Pleased to see President Xi Jinping’s commitment to China reaching carbon neutrality by 2060 and to submitting an enhanced NDC 🇨🇳 I look forward to hearing more from our Chinese partners and working together to deliver a successful #COP26 🌎🌍🌏 #TacklingClimateChange | @COP26

22 Sep 2020, 1:12 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

There are just 100 days left until the end of the UK's transition period. Check what your business needs to do to prepare for the UK’s new start. https://t.co/njMHC0BKJT #CheckChangeGo https://t.co/ZY8lBsP778

22 Sep 2020, 11:44 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Great to see the FTSE 350 has met an historic landmark of more than a third of board members being female. All companies should take action to meet the mark before the final @HA_Review report is published in February 2021 https://t.co/4iG1ywXJ8I

21 Sep 2020, 7 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Great to welcome @Facebook, @Ford, @LafargeHolcim & many others to the Race to Zero campaign today 🤝 I urge all businesses, cities and regions to join in the #RaceToZero coalition 🌍 Learn about the campaign 👉 https://t.co/n8r6ukEQaA #TacklingClimateChange #ClimateWeekNYC https://t.co/FP1GQrq38e

21 Sep 2020, 6:30 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

It was great to be part of the #ClimateWeekNYC Race to Zero event alongside @topnigel, @PEspinosaC & more Will you join the #RaceToZero? 🌏 Learn about how the campaign is #TacklingClimateChange and accelerating the shift to a #netzero economy 👇 https://t.co/e76eRiHaUH

21 Sep 2020, 1:04 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Today the UK announced the formation of the #COP26 Energy Transitions Council and a £50m investment in a new Clean Energy Innovation Facility Learn more 👉 https://t.co/x97pLxPvhN The 🇬🇧 is committed to #TacklingClimateChange by accelerating the transition to clean energy https://t.co/miJUoZcU6q

21 Sep 2020, 12:07 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

No one should have to choose between staying employed or self-isolating. Most employers are working hard to support staff that need to stay home, and new measures will ensure rogue businesses who seek profits over public safety face the consequences ⬇️ https://t.co/6PNooMFwNV https://t.co/pwkfBeq8nT

21 Sep 2020, 9:18 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

It is a vital time for climate action, with several key #UNGA events and #ClimateWeekNYC kicking off today As hosts of #COP26 the 🇬🇧 will push for urgent action on #ClimateChange alongside other world leaders, businesses and civil society 🌏 #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/sdJ9c63Y61

18 Sep 2020, 1:48 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

I'm delighted to confirm the UK will join COVAX, supporting our commitments to global collaboration and fair access to a Covid-19 vaccine It also ensures we have the best chance of accessing a safe and effective vaccine for people in the UK #VaccinesWork #FightingCoronavirus https://t.co/ni3iKquZQk

18 Sep 2020, 1:20 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We’re urging businesses to join the #RacetoZero by setting net zero targets as a clear commitment to #TacklingClimateChange The campaign is a coalition of cities, businesses, regions & investors committed to reaching 0️⃣ emissions by 2050. https://t.co/eejV72XnV9 @COP26 https://t.co/rpq7cTCEux

18 Sep 2020, 10:46 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

The changes we are making to @CompaniesHouse will improve the quality of data on the register – providing a boost to business, and ensuring criminals have no place to hide. Find out more: https://t.co/aP4SLYji4j #Backingbusiness

18 Sep 2020, 10:45 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Our Green Homes Grant Scheme will help homeowners make green home improvements to make their homes warmer, and improve energy efficiency in 600,000 homes 🏠 See if you're eligible for a Green Homes Grant ⬇️ https://t.co/F57f8RFSni #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/KFOXWxfgL9

18 Sep 2020, 9:56 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

@BCCAdam has been tireless in his work as a champion of business for over a decade – I wish him all the best as he prepares to step down from @britishchambers https://t.co/yyqPZiR1n6

17 Sep 2020, 11:33 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We're helping distilleries go green 💚 Phase 1 of the competition is now open! Funding is available for projects looking at how we can enable the use of low carbon fuel in distilleries Find out more about how to apply: https://t.co/V8FwL91tdF #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/B3Qfcrtsev

17 Sep 2020, 9:30 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Pubs, restaurants and other venues: remember to download a QR code poster to make it easy for customers to check-in via the NHS Test and Trace app. You can download the poster here https://t.co/bVLXTi4DYK https://t.co/TvWBwzsH39

16 Sep 2020, 2:14 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

The UK has left the EU. Remember to check what the new rules for exporting goods from the UK to the EU will mean for your business: https://t.co/3kjZXZwbhB #CheckChangeGo https://t.co/ZxbKXoSOmv

16 Sep 2020, 1:11 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Millions of pieces of hazardous space junk are orbiting the earth at risk of colliding with our satellites 🛰️ 🛰️ 🛰️ Read why we’re backing the UK’s leading space scientists to clean up the cosmos, protecting the everyday services we all rely on ⬇ https://t.co/olgbfRqTbQ

16 Sep 2020, 10:52 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

The British Business Bank is helping us support businesses and protect jobs up and down the country Last year we increased support by 21%, with £8bn of finance to help them grow and prosper. #BackingBusiness this way is an essential part of how we build back better https://t.co/zzflzcPFqf

16 Sep 2020, 10:05 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Space junk poses a real threat to our satellites and the services they provide, from mobile communications to navigation 🛰️ We’re backing 7 projects aimed at monitoring these hazardous objects and protecting vital satellite services 📡 Read more ⬇️ https://t.co/9O9x0KBexd https://t.co/7obO44lKo6

15 Sep 2020, 9:02 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Having visited @valnevaSE last month I've seen first-hand the incredible work they're doing to develop and manufacture a #Covid19 vaccine The UK will receive at least 60m doses of this promising candidate if it's effective, as part of a new agreement announced yesterday https://t.co/1gOzjnNRwi

14 Sep 2020, 12:36 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

The UK is home to two of the most promising #COVID19 vaccine candidates, backed by over £131m govt funding to accelerate their pioneering research. This new @imperialcollege study is another step forward ⬇️ https://t.co/ItJ2Z021o3 #FightingCoronavirus

14 Sep 2020, 11:02 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Workers at restaurants, pubs and other venues are already working hard to ensure they are COVID-19 secure. From today it's vital that they and customers follow the new rules on groups of 6 people, inside and outside - to avoid more lockdowns. https://t.co/EQKpUV05nc

14 Sep 2020, 8:53 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

This is a shocking incident. Please get in touch with Thames Valley Police if you have any information. “Appeal for witnesses to double stabbing - Tilehurst https://t.co/4xqruTBpsX“

14 Sep 2020, 8:45 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We've simplified our #WorkingSafely guidance so businesses can easily see the priority steps to being COVID secure Follow these to protect your business and customers and remember to use them together with the full guidance: https://t.co/KH5x6Z5hKi safely #FightingCoronavirus https://t.co/w4oT4wSVa4

12 Sep 2020, 9 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Tradespeople 🧱📣 Only registered tradespeople can carry out installation work for the 600,000+ households receiving up to £10K grants for home improvements through the Green Homes Grant. Register with @TrustMarkUK before the end of September 👉https://t.co/KpOYwC80sS https://t.co/Q4FNJeq52g

11 Sep 2020, 8:29 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Great conversation today with Canadian Environment & Climate Change Minister @JonathanWNV Through bold initiatives like @PastCoal, the UK 🇬🇧 and Canada 🇨🇦 are #TacklingClimateChange together for a cleaner energy future @COP26 https://t.co/tcuftmGycG

11 Sep 2020, 2:04 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Today I chaired the new @COP26 UK Mayors and Regions Advisory Council on how Government, cities and regions can work together in #TacklingClimateChange A successful #COP26 needs input from all of the UK & we will meet regularly to achieve this, for our people and our planet 🌎 https://t.co/75DVu5UWu7

11 Sep 2020, 12:14 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Find out why #TacklingClimateChange is important to businesses 👇 #COP26 #RaceToZero https://t.co/SWMSQWgeW6

11 Sep 2020, 12:07 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Delighted to co-chair the first #COP26 Business Leaders group today with @michellescrim We discussed the importance of #netzero plans for businesses and their supply chains ahead of @COP26 next year 🌎 #TacklingClimateChange #RaceToZero https://t.co/9Z5aZodKeF

11 Sep 2020, 11:44 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

To limit global temperature rises, we must unite behind a clean, resilient global recovery Today I met with Deputy PM Hong Nam-ki to discuss implementation of 🇰🇷 South Korea's Green New Deal and our progress towards a successful #COP26 #TacklingClimateChange | @COP26

11 Sep 2020, 11:01 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Fantastic news on our first major trade agreement as an independent trading nation 🇯🇵 🤝 🇬🇧 This deal means new opportunities for manufacturing, food and drink, and tech businesses across the UK #BackingBusiness https://t.co/VMv3lHAwy8

11 Sep 2020, 9:15 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We’re investing £300m to boost technologies for #manufacturing and supply chains 📱 🖥️ Supporting UK manufacturers will create new jobs and lead to better products and services for consumers ⬇️ https://t.co/DngMJAGAZb #UnleashingInnovation #LTW

10 Sep 2020, 7:39 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

It was great to take part in the Climate Assembly UK's report launch today on behalf of the Government and @COP26. This government is committed to tackling climate change and building a green, resilient economic recovery. https://t.co/vwsZwVOQ3S

10 Sep 2020, 2:53 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

The vast majority of businesses have done an incredible job keeping customers safe. NHS test and trace data will support their efforts and help to prevent more lockdowns. https://t.co/bkMa4u8jqu

10 Sep 2020, 1:08 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

On 1 January, a war chest of new powers will be transferred from the EU to England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland The UK Internal Market Bill will make the Union and its people stronger than ever before Read my article in @Daily_Express 👇 https://t.co/BGrqxH3cjp

10 Sep 2020, 10:17 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

NEW: Extra support for businesses that need to temporarily shut due to local lockdowns. If your business is affected, you will be able to claim up to £1500 every 3 weeks you are closed. Find out more: https://t.co/OLGQXYBCwV https://t.co/NwkL18f3Lr

10 Sep 2020, 9:08 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We're providing a £65 million cash boost for companies producing new tech that will transform people’s lives, such as new battery and advanced medical technology ⚡ Investing in new tech is vital as we build back better from #COVID19 ⬇️ https://t.co/OLNWUk8zry #LTW https://t.co/fAcUdW5cuo

9 Sep 2020, 6:33 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Today I confirmed the UK will follow WTO subsidy rules after the end of the transition period. From 1st Jan 2021 we'll be able to design our own subsidy control regime in a way that works for UK businesses, workers and consumers. ⬇️ https://t.co/gYOuCj3y0L #BackingBusiness

9 Sep 2020, 11:50 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Businesses are vital to our transition to a green economy - helping us create green jobs and build back better from #COVID19 We're backing 30 UK firms to scale up low-carbon tech through @TechNation’s #NetZero programme ⬇️ https://t.co/WvxXH5Dkm5 #LTW #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/IETi9UOevp

9 Sep 2020, 10:15 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We've traded seamlessly across all four corners of the UK for centuries. The UK Internal Market Bill will protect jobs and ensure we can continue to do business within our own borders without any new burdens for firms when the Transition Period ends. https://t.co/pTUuIartqh https://t.co/ghQihDuudL

7 Sep 2020, 5:59 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

People across the country are rightly passionate about tackling climate change. I'm one of them. But vandalism and harassing the very people in @beisgovuk working to achieve net zero is no way to make the case for change. https://t.co/AJHTsdA8Zn

7 Sep 2020, 10:58 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We're investing in ground-breaking research to keep the UK ahead in cutting-edge discoveries. Today at @LDNTechWeek my colleague @ASollowayUK is announcing a new investment into futuristic healthcare technology ⬇️ https://t.co/S1zNsQhjUr #UnleashingInnovation #LTW

5 Sep 2020, 9:50 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Defeating #COVID19 is a global endeavour 🌍 We're backing UK researchers to find tech solutions to combat this virus around the world. Their projects will build long-term resilience to future pandemics, making us all safer. https://t.co/ApKZQBf6nQ #FightingCoronavirus https://t.co/wy7alxWqj5

4 Sep 2020, 3:57 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Fabulous visit to Theale Primary School in its new building - pupils and teachers excited and so happy to be back at #school! Thank you to headteacher Catherine Morley for the grand tour! ⁦@dominicboeck⁩ https://t.co/pyaOzf3b6Y

4 Sep 2020, 3:44 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

.@playdale is one of many businesses all over the country taking steps to prepare for the end of the Transition Period and the opportunities ahead. Check how to prepare your business: https://t.co/vdxa9FZAKX #CheckChangeGo https://t.co/5xg4apS01Y

4 Sep 2020, 1:41 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Fantastic to see 🇬🇧 recognised as one of the world’s innovation leaders by @WIPO 👏 We're committed to #UnleashingInnovation as we build back better from coronavirus #GII2020 https://t.co/Gt5f48UiAX

4 Sep 2020, 11:01 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

The UK’s COP26 Presidency is focusing on accelerating global climate action in 5 key areas: 1⃣ Adaptation and Resilience 2⃣ Nature 3⃣ Energy 4⃣ Transport 5⃣ and Finance Find out more about our core campaigns below 👇 @COP26 | #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/PiWATAioSp

4 Sep 2020, 10:26 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Fantastic to hear that @Coopuk is creating up to 1,000 new jobs 🛍️ Shops like Co-op have played a critical role for our communities over the past few months, and will continue to do so as we build our economic recovery 🛒 https://t.co/8VPJWBDxl0

4 Sep 2020, 8:56 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

As an island nation we're perfectly placed to capitalise on clean marine energy 🌊 Our world-leading offshore wind sector shows how these projects can create green jobs and growth 👷‍♀️ Share your views on how we can support new marine technologies ⬇️ https://t.co/iEGUQECJrE https://t.co/QSa6r75cry

3 Sep 2020, 7:43 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

In 2021 the UK is hosting #COP26 in partnership with Italy 🇬🇧 🤝 🇮🇹 Today I was delighted to catch up with 🇮🇹 Environment Minister @SergioCosta_min on preparations for the summit, and the exciting #Youth4Climate and @PreCop26ITA events in Milan next year #TacklingClimateChange https://t.co/9Zd05NWLZa

3 Sep 2020, 6:26 p.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Great to speak at the @JapanGov Platform for Redesign 2020 today on delivering a green recovery from COVID 🇯🇵 👇 https://t.co/RWQB7NKWux As @COP26 hosts, 🇬🇧 believes in bringing together countries across the 🌎 to make faster progress #TacklingClimateChange #COP26

3 Sep 2020, 9:46 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

Hugely encouraging to see @AmazonUK creating 10,000 jobs in the UK this year 👏 Great news for those looking for a new job and a clear vote of confidence in the UK economy. Govt is committed to supporting retailers of all sizes as we build back better from coronavirus https://t.co/gjYxJoIS82

3 Sep 2020, 9:14 a.m. Alok Sharma (Conservative - Reading West)

We’ve now paid out over £11bn in grants to small businesses in England 👏 All part of our wide-ranging package of support to help businesses during coronavirus https://t.co/qLkSxqepEY https://t.co/zLgi6BjnCD


Alok Sharma mentioned

Debates

Date Department Forum Title
Tue 08 Sep 2020 No Department present Commons Chamber Point of Order
3 speeches (376 words)

Found: , supported by the Prime Minister, Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Alok

Wed 09 Sep 2020 No Department present Commons Chamber Points of Order
11 speeches (695 words)

Found: Alok Sharma, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Michael Gove

Tue 22 Sep 2020 Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Commons Chamber United Kingdom Internal Market Bill
304 speeches (40,888 words)

Found: right hon. Friend the Member for Reading West (Alok Sharma). May I have your ruling on that, Dame

Select Committee Publications

None

Date Type Title
Sep. 14 2020 Correspondence Letter to Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, requesting the ECHR memo on the UK Internal Market Bill, dated 14 September
Committee: Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Found: Letter to Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Sep. 11 2020 Correspondence Correspondence from Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy relating to Vaccines Taskforce
Inquiry: UK Science, Research and Technology Capability and Influence in Global Disease Outbreaks
Inquiry Status: Open
Committee: Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Found: Correspondence from Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy

Sep. 08 2020 Correspondence Letter from the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP and the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP on The White Paper on the UK Internal Market, dated 3.9.20.docx
Committee: Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

Found: Letter from the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP and the Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP on The White Paper on the UK Internal Market, dated 3.9.20.docx None None

Sep. 03 2020 Correspondence Response from Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, regarding the textile industry in Leicester, dated 2 September
Committee: Human Rights (Joint Committee)

Found: Response from Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Energy

Non Ministerial Department Publications

Transparency

Date Non Ministerial Department Title Type
Sep. 15 2020 Wilton Park Main Page: Wilton Park annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020
Relevant Document: Wilton Park annual report and accounts 2019 to 2020 (PDF)
Transparency

Found: and I ndustrial Strategy and COP26 President Rt Hon Alok Sharma, to enter into dialogue with climate

Bills

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2019-21
Presented by Alok Sharma (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
Committee stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons

28 Sep 2020

23 Sep 2020, 10:09 a.m.

To make provision in connection with the internal market for goods and services in the United Kingdom (including provision about the recognition of professional and other qualifications); to make provision in connection with provisions of the Northern Ireland Protocol relating to trade and state aid; to authorise the provision of financial assistance by Ministers of the Crown in connection with economic development, infrastructure, culture, sport and educational or training activities and exchanges; to make regulation of the provision of distortive or harmful subsidies a reserved or excepted matter; and for connected purposes.

Tweets

Date Department or MP
17 Sep 2020, 7:02 p.m. Lord Teverson (Liberal Democrat - Life peer)

Public session with #COP26 President Alok Sharma now on Monday 21st September, join us live at 10.00 https://t.co/oJyNMKQAKq

21 Sep 2020, 3:28 p.m. Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (Green Party - Life peer)

#COP26 - rather than an all-male UK team, I had an alternative suggestion to Alok Sharma as chair back in February @LeftFootFwd. Sure @CarolineLucas would still be available https://t.co/1apWZacrs1