Posts Tagged ‘introduction’

Minister Duddridge’s speech at the UK-Guinea Trade and Investment Forum

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Thank you very much for that kind introduction. I would also like to thank Developing Markets Associates and all the sponsors for making this event happen and being at the cutting edge of Guinea-UK trade.
I am delighted to be here, and honoured to be sharing the stage with His Excellency the Prime Minister of Guinea,

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Help to Buy creates surge in new homes built and bought

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

New research has found that 43% of new homes built under the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme since 2013 would have not been built without introduction of the scheme.
A report published today also found that 82% of buyers under Help to Buy: equity loan would not have been able to purchase their home without the

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There’s real momentum in the green finance sector’, says Economic Secretary

Comments Off | 01-18-2016

Thank you, Lord Mayor, for your kind words of introduction and for hosting us here at Mansion House. It is always a pleasure to be here in such wonderful surroundings.
We have heard – and will hear – a lot today about 2016 being the year of green finance, and I very much

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Connecting employers to schools, and young people to careers

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Thank you for that very kind introduction, Christine [Hodgson, Chair of the Careers and Enterprise Company].
It’s a great pleasure to be here today at the launch of this brand new programme connecting schools and employers, and young people and careers. Only this morning, I was lucky enough to visit Baylis Court School in Slough which

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Economic Secretary on consumer confidence and empowerment as a driver for growth

Comments Off | 07-10-2015

Thank you, Chris (Cummings), for that introduction. It’s great to be here in this fantastic building.
One of the real charms about the City of London is how it combines the old and the new.
As well as cutting-edge skyscrapers, we have Roman city walls, medieval guildhalls, Christopher Wren churches, 18th century coffee houses and grand Victorian

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Parents eligible for more than £8,000 in childcare support

Comments Off | 11-26-2014

Thank you John [Bingham] for that very kind introduction – it’s a great pleasure to be here, kicking off what sounds like a really exciting day.
As a parent to a 6-month-old son myself, I’d love to stay and hear your speakers’ thoughts on innovation in the childcare sector but as I’m sure many of you

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Responsible Investment in Burma Speech by the RT Hon Hugo Swire MP

Comments Off | 09-8-2014

Thank you to Rob Bratby for his kind introduction and to Olswang Asia LLP for hosting this today’s event.
I am delighted to be back in Singapore. This is my second trip here as the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Minister of State for Asia. As part of my portfolio I am also the Minister responsible

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