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How has the prompt payment code been ensured Paul Scully?


A few days ago just before Parliament broke up for the half term holiday, there was a series of Topical Questions for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Department. One of the people who took part in answering the … Continue reading

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Night Time Economy will be discussed in Parliament on Tuesday


The political interest in Night Time Economy is not very high, based on the number of times the theme gets raised and the amount of time a debate is about to be allocated. On Tuesday next week there will be … Continue reading

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Mr Scully claims Ministers engage regularly with businesses


Last Friday Paul Scully, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy responded to a written question from Caroline Lucas who is the MP for Brighton Pavilion. His response was fascinating when he said “Ministers have … Continue reading

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How can these Ministers gain better business understanding?


It is always concerning when an MP submits a written question and the Minister that responds with the answer includes an element that simply makes no sense. This is very different to a face to face debate as we are … Continue reading

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It is vital for small businesses to get paid within 30 days


On Monday a Lincolnshire MP, John Hayes asked a couple of questions about business payments and the answer has raised several concerns. The two questions were both answered by Paul Scully who is the Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Department … Continue reading

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The Withdrawal Agreement has been assured by several Ministers


If there is to be no Trade Deal with the EU then our prospect of credible and effective Trade Deals with any other nation or group of nations in the world are very unlikely. In addition the impact on our … Continue reading

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Positive words to small businesses from the Government


The following are some very recent words that various Ministers have stated in response to their colleagues but relating to companies that are small or SME or that are not Multinational. The challenge as always is for these very nice … Continue reading

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Small business claims on behalf of the Government – are they credible?


Yesterday in the House of Commons three Tory MPs asked the same question as a starter for a discussion about small businesses “What recent steps he has taken to support small businesses” The response which came from Paul Scully who … Continue reading

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Who has been crying out for a Queens Speech?


It seems as though last Monday saw the closure of Parliament until the 14th October unless something significant happens to persuade the Prime Minister to re-open the organisation and change his plans. If not his plan is for the Queen … Continue reading

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The prorogation petition debate was half hearted


Over the last couple of days I have written blogs that have focused on the prorogation of Parliament and the petition signed by 1.7 million people to call for it not to take place. When I wrote yesterday about the … Continue reading

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