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Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Volume 640: debated on Wednesday 2 May 2018

Dagenham Diesel Engine Production

The following is an extract from the Adjournment debate on Dagenham diesel engine production on Friday 27 April 2018.

We want the men and women of the Dagenham plants and plants around the country to have the investment and skills to lead the manufacturing of a new generation of cars. Of course, we already make one in five electric vehicles sold in Europe. [Official Report, 27 April 2018, Vol. 639, c. 1228.]

Letter of correction from Claire Perry:

An error has been identified in my response to the Adjournment debate on Dagenham diesel engine production on Friday 27 April 2018.

The correct information should have been:

We want the men and women of the Dagenham plants and plants around the country to have the investment and skills to lead the manufacturing of a new generation of cars. Of course, we already make one in eight electric vehicles sold in Europe.

Sainsbury and Asda Merger

The following is an extract from the response to the Urgent Question on the Sainsbury and Asda merger on Monday 30 April 2018.

Today the Secretary of State and I have spoken to Sainsbury’s chief executive officer Mike Coupe, and Asda CEO Sean Clarke, so that we can better understand their plans. [Official Report, 30 April 2018, Vol. 640, c. 23.]

Letter of correction from Andrew Griffiths:

An error has been identified in my response to the Urgent Question on the Sainsbury and Asda merger on Monday 30 April 2018.

The correct information should have been:

Today the Secretary of State and I have spoken to Sainsbury’s chief executive officer Mike Coupe, and Asda CEO Roger Burnley, so that we can better understand their plans.