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MP for Reading West. Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. President of @COP26

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Joined Twitter 9/5/13


Fantastic news that the Philippines 🇵🇭 has committed to a moratorium on endorsements for new coal power plants. Th… https://t.co/l4aR85sut7Homeowners from Sheffield to Surrey are applying for the #GreenHomesGrant. Join them and save money on your bills t… https://t.co/RNPuhUOon0At the end of a very productive 72 hours of meetings with govt ministers, parliamentarians, businesses & internatio… https://t.co/l0HMaDvbREOp-ed in #Seoul press from #COP26 President-designate @AlokSharma_RDG @UKinKorea https://t.co/AhYGGuEuhI
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10/28
2020
I met with South Korean National Assembly members working on the #GreenNewDeal I updated on #COP26, highlighted th… https://t.co/54eoNWxYPVA very useful meeting today with Seo Jung-hyup, Acting Mayor of #Seoul 🇰🇷 I welcomed Seoul's 2050 #NetZero commitm… https://t.co/Qwk0iVDA68Today I met with South Korean Land, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kim Hyun-mee to discuss the 🇰🇷… https://t.co/I3jvQaqvG0Preserving and restoring nature is a core part of #TacklingClimateChange ahead of #COP26. This morning I met 🇰🇷 Fo… https://t.co/cOrtGTbE4GThis morning I met with @Hyundai_Global to discuss the crucial role of #ElectricVehicles and other innovative techn… https://t.co/b70R6UPVqN
10/27
2020
Great to see Japan’s commitment to reach #NetZero by 2050. I look forward to working closely with Prime Minister… https://t.co/BA5rX96ft2
Retweeted by Alok SharmaExcellent conversation with South Korean Environment Minister Cho Myung-rae today 🇰🇷 I set out the UK's plans for… https://t.co/z7AV7bGEbwGreat to speak with @CeresPower today and celebrate their recent deal with @DoosanFuelCell to manufacture UK-design… https://t.co/FqTqoeVqnDThe UK is backing offshore wind for a green and prosperous #netzero future 💚 I met with SeAH Steel Korea to discus… https://t.co/EsXGnMBiYNA low carbon economy is essential for a prosperous future. Today the UK and South Korea signed a new MoU on… https://t.co/mE0cJiyd5wDelighted to see 🇯🇵 PM Suga's commitment to #Japan reaching #NetZero by 2050 before the Climate Ambition Summit 202… https://t.co/PF601dSvz7It was a pleasure to meet with former @UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Seoul today. As #COP26 President, I wa… https://t.co/AVqzKIpxmRThe UK and South Korea have a strong and growing tech and innovation partnership 🇬🇧🇰🇷 Today I spoke with… https://t.co/wxyyYrFuWP
10/26
2020
Make sure your business is ready to apply to be a #GreenHomesGrant installer ⤵ https://t.co/SX56pkL4eU https://t.co/cNrhc7qTIABusinesses in tier 2 areas who haven’t had to close but are impacted by the restrictions will be able to claim up t… https://t.co/vnOlYZOk3WThis historic UK-Japan deal is fantastic news for business, from tariff free access for UK goods, to quicker visas… https://t.co/YXZUNQjwxX
10/23
2020
UK spaceports are moving a step closer, with @lmuknews transferring its UK launch plans to @Shetland_Space 🛰️ O… https://t.co/wkkmduYUaTWe are partnering with @OXFDImmunotec by providing up to £3 million to support T cell testing. This will help u… https://t.co/KmB2OVSxQw✅Grants of up to £2,100 per month for businesses in Tier 2 ✅Increased Govt contribution to Job Support Scheme ✅Doub… https://t.co/qaCsFhqKMhBusiness owners across the country have been working incredibly hard to follow the #workingsafely guidance, whateve… https://t.co/IUk29vAPDnThis week the #RRSSirDavidAttenborough set sail before her maiden voyage to Antarctica next year 🚢 Research at som… https://t.co/9sTSwRXXNo
10/22
2020
Make sure you check what local restrictions mean for your business on GOV UK, where you can also find out more abou… https://t.co/lRs8gwYfQIOur #GreenHomesGrant will help homeowners save money on their bills and improve home energy efficiency 🏡 Find out… https://t.co/RN4QB6kIOJ
10/21
2020
New government funding announced today will help establish human challenge studies of #COVID19, backing our best an… https://t.co/31AKGsuIZMToday I caught up with Japan's Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi on #TacklingClimateChange, prep for #COP26 and… https://t.co/7cD1o3a4P2We’re running tailored webinars for businesses this week on preparing for the end of the transition period. New b… https://t.co/zsgl9dpBCgThe Energy Price Cap has been vital in ensuring customers do not pay too much on their bills, which is why we are k… https://t.co/lmeZHnFMAP
10/20
2020
It was great to speak to Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry Keriako Tobiko today on the work 🇰🇪… https://t.co/FE3LxhXYwZIt’s just 10 weeks until the end of the Transition period – I’m calling on all businesses to take action now. 👉… https://t.co/63c3s4iIhp
10/19
2020
Installing energy saving measures in your home this winter will help you to stay warm, whilst also saving you money… https://t.co/GXXdooXmaj
10/18
2020
If you run a pub, bar or restaurant make sure you check what the new local Covid-19 alerts mean for you 👉… https://t.co/uZHmkEwIka
10/17
2020
I was delighted to meet with LA Mayor and Friend of #COP26 @ericgarcetti today to discuss the work of @c40cities in… https://t.co/MCtlIpVk2eGreat to speak with Ireland's Climate, Environment, Comms and Transport Minister @EamonRyan today. We discussed co… https://t.co/ODuK8hhv5HGreat to speak with Nigeria's 🇳🇬 Environment Ministers @DrMuhdMahmood and @sharon_ikeazor today. Through our biodi… https://t.co/rezi4ZQI0wIt was fantastic to co-chair the first COP26 Civil Society & Youth Advisory Group today with @BellaLack. Civil soc… https://t.co/mTyxefSjZAThe urgent need for #ClimateAction has not diminished. We will seize the growth + jobs opportunities of reachin… https://t.co/aMkugJXENd
10/16
2020
More than one million businesses have benefitted from government-backed loans, with new figures showing how coronav… https://t.co/5bcPAhTUrX
Retweeted by Alok SharmaJoin me in supporting @TheSun’s Green Team campaign 🌎🏡 https://t.co/gTfX7kvp1B We can all play our part in… https://t.co/lCNJaGxlDKFrom Edinburgh to Exeter, we’re supporting 101 of the UK’s most promising future science leaders with £109m investm… https://t.co/dv4MvAWHcv
10/15
2020
“Ahead of #COP26, let’s work together to make a green recovery a reality around the world, creating a prosperous an… https://t.co/YKImpH6crC
Retweeted by Alok SharmaThe new COVID fraud hotline has been set up to identify where fraud has taken place and help return money to the pu… https://t.co/0O7ACNr7TVToday I was delighted to speak at the @isolaralliance #ISAThirdAssembly with 🇮🇳 Power & New & Renewable Energy Mini… https://t.co/q5GYkVXaReAs we start turning our heating on, we’re providing an essential lifeline to those who need it most by giving nearl… https://t.co/evQk0Z4ae7The agreement signed by @spacegovuk and @NASA gives the UK a key role in the #Artemis programme. Together we will… https://t.co/0WCjrP2W7H
Retweeted by Alok SharmaOur agreement with @Pfizer_UK and @BioNTech_Group for their #Covid19 vaccine candidate brings us one step closer to… https://t.co/D07Ic5fjJd
10/14
2020
It's International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 🌍 The UK with @EarlyActionREAP aims to make 1bn people safer fr… https://t.co/pgQ0AH4fnJCoronavirus affects anyone regardless of their background, age or race - that’s why we all need to get involved and… https://t.co/VJWx0k9kyNThe first of @beisgovuk's free business webinars takes place today. Don't miss out. Register now for tailored info… https://t.co/1meHdTtM0K
10/13
2020
Full details here 👉https://t.co/MBWGJ8XnQlVery high alert level sadly means closing some businesses, but our support schemes are designed to help you through… https://t.co/1IjRAvJOmtWith just 80 days until the end of the transition period, businesses must act now to prepare for our new relationsh… https://t.co/3lmrDq36q4Make sure you apply for a #GreenHomesGrant 👉 https://t.co/7vjTpb4M70 Insulating your home keeps you warmer in wint… https://t.co/qinJgcwKq9
10/12
2020
Congratulations to all those across business, science and in local communities who have been recognised in the… https://t.co/Fs4SX3fETkThere is no time to waste - businesses need to prepare for the end of the transition period. I'm writing to 600k f… https://t.co/933wUovu8h
10/11
2020
@Adrian_Hilton I expect they only have one setting: Cute!One year on still missing you terribly my lovely boy. Weekend walks are just not the same. https://t.co/oYD1Bg8wnO
10/10
2020
The Local Restrictions Support Grant supports businesses that have had to temporarily close to control #coronavirushttps://t.co/GFzxVyXeIS✅ Job Support Scheme to be expanded to closed businesses ✅ Government will pay two-thirds of employees’ salaries to… https://t.co/PkMtv4ObYW
Retweeted by Alok SharmaIt was an honour to host the Minister @AlokSharma_RDG at Q-Bot today. We are very excited about the Green recovery… https://t.co/baYZjXDmNe
Retweeted by Alok SharmaInsulating your home keeps you warmer in winter, cooler in summer and saves you money on your energy bills 🏘️ Home… https://t.co/tJ4UX6DaWeThe @cityoflondon has set out plans to go #NetZero by 2040 🌍 The plans include investing £68m in… https://t.co/8Cj9HtUxAOGreat to see @HSBC committing to align its financed emissions to the Paris Agreement, and support its clients to… https://t.co/OZBTEQoqhVYesterday I met with Saudi Arabia Minister of Commerce @malkassabi 🇸🇦 From the #G20 to #COP26, the 🇬🇧 is making t… https://t.co/cUsRFBQNQ3
10/9
2020
Great to visit @QBot_UK this morning, an innovative company using robots to install home insulation, meaning less d… https://t.co/VEIIEy5yfyGreat to hear that the @BTGroup pension scheme - the UK's largest company pension scheme - is working towards… https://t.co/7CZmccWGu9Fantastic initiative launched today by @KensingtonRoyal. The @EarthshotPrize will be a prestigious award to incent… https://t.co/ej9mnmP1SpCleaner air must be a lasting legacy of the pandemic as we build back greener. @grantshapps and I have written for… https://t.co/Vmho7ELMAj
10/8
2020
Today I met with Qatar Deputy PM and Foreign Minister @MBA_AlThani_ for important discussions on 🇶🇦 🇬🇧 collaboratio… https://t.co/VdGWin8DtsMake sure you’re one of the 600,000 households who could save up to £600 a year on energy bills by applying for a… https://t.co/gQxilQPLZ0Late payments are a terrible burden for small businesses, disrupting their cash flow and sometimes threatening thei… https://t.co/uRv1SvXkY9
10/7
2020
Scaling up the UK’s capability to manufacture millions of doses of promising coronavirus vaccines will be critical… https://t.co/y9mqiJsRUyFantastic commitment to renewables from @BorisJohnson. We need this kind of ambition to truly build back greener, c… https://t.co/MAHhCDfPH5Coronavirus has been the biggest challenge we’ve faced in a generation, but we will build back better. As Business… https://t.co/Vy3b74fIF0Our offshore wind sector is a major UK success story: 💡 Providing cheap electricity 👷🏽‍♀‍ Supporting thousands o… https://t.co/ozvOYItPzd
10/6
2020
Great discussion on the green recovery at #iNHouseLounge2020 #CPC2020 with Dierdre Michie from @oilandgasuk,… https://t.co/f1fdOhdgVcThank you to the BEIS Team - @ASollowayUK @scullyp @nadhimzahawi @KwasiKwarteng @LordCallanan and @GerryGrimstone -… https://t.co/gTaX5aRHlWTo build back better from the pandemic BEIS is backing business, tackling climate change, unleashing innovation and… https://t.co/wnNhUtnpcdThe business community has made many sacrifices to help us control the virus during the pandemic. I and my Minister… https://t.co/QLIX2jfjkMI want the UK to be the best place in the world to set up and grow a business. BEIS has been doing some fantastic w… https://t.co/3CeWKdu7BDGreat discussion with @ConCotzias, @ZacGoldsmith & @KemiBadenoch on preparations for COP26, the path to Net Zero an… https://t.co/kgMJmsgplC
10/5
2020
As co-hosts of #COP26, the 🇬🇧and 🇮🇹 are working together to increase #ClimateAction across the world. It was grea… https://t.co/H8PBEjewQjGood to meet with Amir Mahmoud Abdulla (@WFP), Gilbert Houngbo (@IFADPresident), Laurent Thomas (@FAO) and UK Speci… https://t.co/L7VeJ90483Thank you for the meeting @paola_demicheli. I look forward to working with you and all our Italian partners in the… https://t.co/Dg2JCZRB2k
10/3
2020
Today’s announcement means @Asda is set to return to majority UK ownership for the first time in two decades Just… https://t.co/MxhKStvhKlGreat news that the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol has been ratified and will come into force this year. As… https://t.co/4wX8DW8Q8cGreat to speak to @riccardo_fra, Secretary of the Council of Ministers for Italy, on how the 🇬🇧 and 🇮🇹 are working… https://t.co/LIEnviUYDYThis morning I was delighted to meet with Cardinal Secretary of State of the Holy See Pietro Parolin to talk about… https://t.co/UPM4ekgFM2
10/2
2020
We’re backing our thriving space sector with new funding for international space collaborations 🛰️ From tackling… https://t.co/16DV9NqFd4Proud that @NHSuk - the UK's largest employer - is working towards #NetZero by 2040 👏 This will make them the worl… https://t.co/vlY03Z20nlVery pleased that my department is opening a consultation on the powers of @SB_Commissioner to act in respect of la… https://t.co/jOd3K5r4uiThe #GreenHomesGrant will support 100,000 green jobs for tradespeople 👷🏽👷‍♀️ To carry out this work you need to be… https://t.co/noDhQ8mBXq
10/1
2020
💵 Save on bills ✔️ 🌍 Save the planet ✔️ The #GreenHomesGrant will enable hundreds of thousands of homeowners to ma… https://t.co/JThlqo2P5qToday is the @UN #BiodiversitySummit. Our societies are closely linked with and depend on biodiversity. As #COP26https://t.co/FfVuStfjFLThousands of people like Tom can now apply for £5,000 to make their homes warmer and bills cheaper this winter than… https://t.co/EAJyF74GIwThe Green Homes Grant scheme is now LIVE and is part of our plan to build back better. Improving energy efficiency… https://t.co/oQYtoC0pEv
9/30
2020
📣 Businesses: Register now for a free UK Transition business webinar 📣 It’s important all businesses understand t… https://t.co/pfQoO2ONhc
9/29
2020

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