Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
|Department for Business, Innovation and Skills|
|Logo of the Department for
Business, Innovation and Skills
|Formed||June 5, 2009|
|Annual budget||£16.5 billion (current) & £1.3 billion (capital) for 2011-12 |
|Minister responsible||The Rt Hon. Vince Cable MP,Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills|
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The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is a ministerial department of the United Kingdom Government created on 5 June 2009 by the merger of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR).
The BIS Ministers are as follows:
|The Rt Hon Dr Vincent Cable MP||Secretary of State
President of the Board of Trade
|Overall responsibility, business and banking|
|The Rt Hon David Willetts MP||Minister of State||Universities and science, innovation, space|
|John Hayes MP||Minister of State||Further education, skills and lifelong learning|
|Mark Prisk MP||Minister of State||Business and enterprise|
|The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP||Minister of State||Decentralisation and cities|
|Lord Green||Minister of State||Trade and investment|
|Norman Lamb MP||Parliamentary Under Secretary of State||Employment relations, consumer and postal affairs|
|Baroness Wilcox||Parliamentary Under Secretary of State||Intellectual property|
John Hayes works jointly between the department and the Department for Education.
Greg Clark works jointly between the department and the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Lord Green works jointly between the department and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The Permanent Secretary is Martin Donnelly, following the departure of Simon Fraser CMG, on 26 August 2010.
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