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Economic Situation

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what recent discussions his Department has had with outside organisations to discuss policy on reducing the effect of the recession on matters within his Department's responsibility. (254058)

DIUS immediate priority is to provide real help to support individuals and businesses through these challenging economic times.

Ministers and officials have regular and frequent engagements with outside organisations including relevant Government Departments, our delivery partners, businesses and other stakeholders on a wide range of issues relating to the current economic situation.