Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

The head of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, which is the cabinet department of the British government responsible for advising the government and implementing law related to corporate governance, business regulation, intellectual property, international trade, and other business issues. For example, he/she oversees the issue of export licenses. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Secretary of State for business, innovation and skills, Sajid Javid, said he was determined to sort out the issue of mobile notspots: "It can't be right that in a fifth of the UK, people cannot use their phones to make a call.
The company were in London to collect an Innovation Award from the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable.
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The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills said he recognised the region needed support from Government to help revitalise the local business economy.
The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and president of the Board of Trade, also got to test drive Jaguar's green car - the electric and petrol hybrid known as the Limo Green.
The secretary of state for business, innovation and skills said: The Government has made progress in improving the environment for small business but the job is far from done.
"A report on the circumstances surrounding the sale of MG Rover, which was compiled by independent inspectors appointed by the Department of Trade and Industry, was referred to the SFO on July 6 by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Lord Mandelson.
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