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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Tony Benn, then Secretary of State for Industry, had the dubious honour of becoming the first minister to be questioned in parliament live on air, which started a debate that some listeners were quick to complain was difficult to follow on radio.
He said: " I first read one of Jack Davitt's poems when, as Secretary of State for Industry, I brought Swan Hunter into public ownership and visited the workers in the yard.
IN 1990 the late Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for Industry in the Thatcher government, described the European Union as "a German racket designed to take over the whole of Europe".
The late Nicholas Ridley, the Secretary of State for Industry in Margaret Thatcher's last administration, famously described the move towards European monetary union as "...
Angola's Secretary of State for Industry has announced that Angola is keen to establish businesses that help transform its tremendous potential of natural resources, to provide not just the country's market but also the regional market, with 300 million prospective consumers.
He served as Postmaster General, Minister of Technology and Secretary of State for industry in the cabinets of Huddersfield-born Prime Minister Harold Wilson.
The aim of the meeting is not to present a European recovery plan to save GM, as requested by the French Secretary of State for Industry, Luc Chatel.
The former Secretary of State for Industry and Energy died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, a Labour spokesman said.
Secretary of State for Industry, Commerce & Tourism
The then Secretary of State for Industry, Patricia Hewitt, driving the first Ellesmere Port Vectra off the line
Officials from the Amicus union have arranged a meeting with Alan Johnson, Secretary of State for Industry, and Minister of State Alun Michael to argue the case for keeping the Edge Lane plant open.
He said that Sonia Guzman de Hernandez, secretary of state for industry and commerce, has been looking to the retailers to solve national problems.
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