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Members: Correspondence

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he plans to respond to the letter from the right hon. Member for West Derbyshire of 14 January 2009 on the difficulties faced by a constituent’s business. (268707)

[holding answer 20 April 2009]: My right hon. Friend the Minister for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs responded to the right hon. Member on 13 May 2009. I apologise for the delay which was caused by the current high volume of correspondence.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he plans to reply to the letter of 20 January 2009 from the hon. Member for Northavon, sent on behalf of Mr R Woolley of Yate, on the small business finance scheme. (269020)

I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he plans to reply to the letter of 2 February 2009 from the hon. Member for Yeovil on links from the South West Regional Development Agency website; and if he will make a statement. (270068)

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when the Secretary of State plans to reply to the letter of 14 February 2009 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on Mr. Smith, transferred to him by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. (271027)

My right hon. Friend the Minister for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs responded to the letter from my right hon. Friend the Member for Manchester, Gorton on 2 May. I apologise for the delay which was caused by the current high volume of correspondence.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he expects to reply to the letter of 27 February 2009 from the hon. Member for West Chelmsford on his constituent, Mr. Paul Cook. (271671)

[holding answer 28 April 2009]: I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he plans to reply to the letters of 26 February and 26 March 2009 from the hon. Member for Billericay on his constituent, Mr. Piechuta. (272324)

[holding answer 5 May 2009]: I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when the Secretary of State plans to reply to the letter of 12 February 2009 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on Mr. J. Parris. (273751)

I apologise to my right hon. Friend for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and my right hon. Friend will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State plans to reply to the correspondence from the hon. Member for West Worcestershire of 13 February 2009 on dormant companies. (273820)

[holding answer 8 May 2009]: I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State plans to reply to the letter from the hon. Member for West Worcestershire of 5 March 2009 on funding for pubs. (273821)

[holding answer 8 May 2009]: I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he will reply to the letters of 23 February and 30 March 2009 from the hon. Member for Forest of Dean on loan guarantees for small businesses, reference FD5310. (274689)

[holding answer 12 May 2009]: Your letter of 23 February was not received by the Department but your letter of 30 March was.

I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he plans to reply to the letter of 6 April 2009 from the hon. Member for Rossendale and Darwen sent on behalf of Northern Joinery Ltd. of Whitworth in Rossendale. (274801)

[holding answer 12 May 2009]: I apologise to my hon. Friend for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and my hon. Friend will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when the Secretary of State plans to respond to the letter of 20 February 2009 from the hon. Member for Glasgow East on the difficulties encountered by small businesses in Glasgow. (275151)

I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business plans to respond to the letter from the right hon. Member for West Derbyshire of 6 February 2009, on his constituent’s business. (275835)

[holding answer 15 May 2009]: I apologise to the right hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the right hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he will reply to the letter from the hon. Member for West Worcestershire dated 3 March 2009, transferred from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, reference: 124365/SW, on information services. (275841)

[holding answer 15 May 2009]: I apologise to the hon. Member for the delay in responding, this is unacceptable and the hon. Member will receive a response from the relevant Minister shortly.