Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

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Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

A former official of the British government responsible for business regulation, enforcement of employment law, promotion of business growth and entrepreneurship, and economic growth in sub-national regions. The position ceased to exist when the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform became part of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
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The president of the Board of Trade, Sidney Buxton, was also a Freemason.
Mr Javid, who is also President of the Board of Trade, will be guest speaker at the prestigious Durham Cathedral event tonight attended by 800 people including the region's top business leaders.
A former miner, he held a series of ministerial posts in the Labour governments of Harold Wilson and James Callaghan, including defence secretary and president of the board of trade.
Lord Brittan served as home secretary from 1983 to 1985 and president of the Board of Trade in 1985/86, before spending a decade in Brussels from 1989 to 1999 one of the UK's European commissioners, and as vice-president of the Commission from 1989-1993 and 1995-99 He was MP for Cleveland & Whitby from 1974 to 1983 and for Richmond, Yorkshire, from 1983 to 1988.
Lord Brittan, 75, served as home secretary from 1983 to 1985 and president of the Board of Trade in 1985/86, before spending a decade in Brussels from 1989 to 1999 one of the UK's European commissioners, and as vicepresident of the Commission from 1989 to 1993.
Which future British prime minister was president of the Board of Trade aged 31?
Before his wedding, the 32-year-old president of the Board of Trade had been rejected by three women to whom he had proposed and so, fearful that Hozier might also turn him down, he cultivated a romance with prime minister Herbert Asquith's daughter as a marital back-up.
Appointed President of the Board of Trade in 1906, Lloyd George used his great negotiating skills to form conciliation systems that avoided strikes.
The Global Energy Summit included a number of speeches and insights from various industry experts and companies, including a keynote speech by the current Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade, Dr Vince Cable, who reinforced that "UK companies have unique abilities in design, operation and management of complex projects" as well as "strong capabilities in operating in difficult, challenging environments.
He was a Birmingham MP from 1876 to 1906, President of the Board of Trade and Colonial Secretary from 1895 to 1903.
The former President of the Board of Trade under John Major spent two hours meeting with members of Merseyside's Local Enterprise Partnership at Liverpool Town Hall.
Cable, who as President of the Board of Trade is responsible for trade
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