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APPG for Entrepreneurship Launch with Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

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Alan Mak MP will host a reception on behalf of The Entrepreneurs Network to launch the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship with Guest of Honour Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Sajid Javid MP
Skills and President of the Board of Trade

The Secretary of State is responsible for strategy and policy across the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). The department’s main policy areas are:

  • business law
  • consumer issues
  • employment relations
  • enterprise and business support
  • trade policy
  • higher education
  • further education and skills
  • science
  • innovation

The Secretary of State responsibilities:

  • overall responsibility for the department, strategy and all policies
  • overall responsibility for the BIS budget
  • President of the Board of Trade
  • lead Cabinet minister for reducing regulatory burdens across government