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Mr. Touhig: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what steps his Department is taking to promote small business start-up schemes among young people in Wales. 
Mr. Drew: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what assistance his Department provides to young people to obtain support from small business start-up schemes in Stroud constituency. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: Young people in Stroud are able to benefit from a range of core services (see following list) provided by Business Link in the south-west. Support provided will depend on the needs of the individual and will follow the core Business Link IDB (Information, Diagnosis and Brokerage) Model.
The "gateway"-a helpline staffed by trained and accredited staff is the first point of contact for all business support inquiries.
Regional website-providing a wide range of support on all business topics.
E-alerts and E-newsletters-the monthly "Business-I" provides subscribers with information on relevant issues and updates, e.g. changes to legislation.
One to one advice-provided by a trained and accredited expert adviser who will review the a range of business topics resulting in an agreed business action plan.
Events-in addition to one to one advice, Business Links run advice workshops and seminars on specific or common areas of support, for example Start up Awareness courses or Business Finance and Financial awareness courses.
Mr. Watson: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2010, Official Report, column 402W, on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, what further steps he plans to take to increase transparency in the negotiating process of the agreement. 
Mr. Lammy: I have instructed my officials to take every opportunity to press for more transparency in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations. They have consistently argued for more transparency in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations. The issue was raised again during the EU co-ordination meetings and in several bilateral discussions at the talks in Mexico during 26-291 January. As a result of our calls, and those of like-minded countries, the negotiating parties have agreed to update the summary of the key elements being discussed. A joint statement issued after the Mexico round, which mentions transparency, can be found on the Intellectual Property Office website.
Jim Cousins: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many students received non-repayable maintenance grants from (a) each education authority in the county of Tyne and Wear and (b) English local education authorities in each of the last five years; and what the average grant received by such students was in each case in each of the last five years. 
|Grants for maintenance-Tyne and Wear and England( 1)|
|Academic year||Grant||Gateshead||Newcastle upon Tyne||North Tyneside||South Tyneside||Sunderland||England|
|n/a = not available|
(1) Applicants awarded a full or partial grant. England student numbers rounded to nearest 100, other figures rounded to nearest 10. Consistent 2004/05 figures not available at local authority level.
(2) Maintenance Grant figures include Special Support Grant.
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