The Prime Minister has asked the Queen to prorogue Parliament, marking the long-overdue end of this session of parliament. It’s an interesting fact that this sitting has been the longest since the “Long Parliament” of the English Civil War.
On Tuesday 16th July the monthly Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Question Time took place in the House of Commons. This monthly question time allows MP's to raise questions with all the Ministers within the department.
The Start Up Loans programme lends more than 60,000 loans to fund small businesses since 2012
Almost 40% of loan recipients are women
22% of loan recipients come from BAME backgrounds
North West has the highest number of loans outside of London
Andrew has welcomed the announcement that the UK will become the first major economy in the world to end its contribution towards global warming, as the Conservative Government introduces a new law to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.