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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Citing industry players, Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez previously said global demand for electronic parts and final goods had been shrinking.
He will be quizzed over his handling of a large support package for the ailing company at its Longbridge factory in Birmingham, while another former Labour Trade and Industry Secretary, Patricia Hewitt, will face questioning over whether she did enough to try and stop the firm going bust.
Former Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt moves to become Health Secretary, replacing John Reid who moves to take over as Defence Secretary from Geoff Hoon.
The Trade and Industry Secretary also has to contend with the strength of sterling which is hammering certain sections of British industry.
Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez said that from 1999 to 2012, manufacturing grew an average of 4 percent.
Trade and Industry Secretary Mr Peter Mandelson has refused to make a Commons statement on claims he has been soliciting funds for the Millennium Dome.
Businessman Ramon Lopez, executive director of Go Negosyo, was also named trade and industry secretary.
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