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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International Trade Secretary and President of the Board of Trade, Dr Liam Fox, said:
QNA Doha Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed al Thani on Thursday met with British Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade Liam Fox and his accompanying delegation.
HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani on Thursday met British Secretary of State for International Trade and president of the Board of Trade, Liam Fox, and his accompanying delegation.
The official was unsure whether he should inform Mr Macmillan, but noted drily: "From this point of view it is perhaps fortunate that Mr Maudling has ceased to be President of the Board of Trade.
Liam Fox, Member of the British House of Commons, who has been the Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade since 2016.
President of the Board of Trade, Ian Lang, had backed the application by a consortium, headed by Frenchowned Elf, to pipe the fuel from new fields down to Norfolk and then to Belgium.
His work in Birmingham had already won him many admirers in Westminster and he was soon appointed President of the Board of Trade in 1880.
His appointment as President of the Board of Trade was no mean affair and provided a considerable challenge but Wilson's businesslike approach to solving problems worked again, especially as the economy began to recover.
The president of the Board of Trade, Sidney Buxton, was also a Freemason.
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.
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.
Which future British prime minister was president of the Board of Trade aged 31?
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