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Ministers questioned on Productivity Plan

3 November 2015

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee is holding an inquiry into the Government's Productivity Plan. After taking evidence from a wide range of stakeholders, the Committee questions the Government on its approach and implementation of the Plan and how they will measure its success.


Tuesday 3 November, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 4.15pm

  • Rt Hon Anna Soubry MP, Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Lord O'Neill of Gatley, Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, Her Majesty's Treasury

Purpose of session

The Government's Productivity Plan covers a wide range of areas, including the tax regime for businesses, skills, science and innovation, digital infrastructure, investment and trade. This is the final evidence session for the Committee's inquiry into the Productivity Plan.

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Further information 

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