Hansard Written Answers
Written Ministerial Statements

Some recent written ministerial statements

House of Lords: Immigration Act 2014: Marriage and Civil Partnership 24 November 2014
Lord Bates: My hon Friend the Minister of State for Immigration and Security (James Brokenshire) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: I am pleased to inform the House that, subject to...
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Armoured Vehicles (OSCE Mission in Ukraine) 18 November 2014
David Lidington: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has today laid a departmental minute proposing a gift to Ukraine. The United Kingdom is committed to supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial...
House of Lords: UK Sport and Sport England (Triennial Review) 21 November 2014
Lord Gardiner of Kimble: My Hon Friend, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (Helen Grant) has made the following statement: I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of...
House of Lords: G6 Paris 25 November 2014
Lord Bates: My rt hon Friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: The informal G6 group of Ministers of the Interior from...
House of Lords: Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council 24 November 2014
Lord Gardiner of Kimble: My Hon friend, the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) has made the following statement: The Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council will take place in...
Cabinet Office: Ministerial Responsibilities 18 November 2014
Francis Maude: The new “List of Ministerial Responsibilities” has been published today. Copies have been placed in the Vote Office and the Libraries of both Houses. Copies will also be sent to each...
House of Lords: Innovative Medicines and Med-tech Review 20 November 2014
Earl Howe: My hon friend the Parliamentary Under Secretary for State, Department of Health (George Freeman) has made the following written ministerial statement. I am today announcing an external review of...
Home Department: G6 Paris 25 November 2014
Theresa May: The informal G6 group of Ministers of the Interior from the six largest European Union countries held its most recent meeting in Paris on 6 November 2014. Representatives of the United States of...
House of Lords: Police Reform 18 November 2014
Lord Bates: My rt hon Friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: On 22 July, I informed the House that I intended to...
Treasury: University of Northampton (UK Guarantee) 25 November 2014
Danny Alexander: The UK Guarantees scheme was announced in July 2012 with enabling legislation, the Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Act 2012, receiving Royal Assent on 31 October 2012. The scheme provides...
Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture and Fisheries Council 25 November 2014
Elizabeth Truss: My noble Friend, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord de Mauley), represented the UK at the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 10...
Transport: Crossrail 2 Safeguarding Consultation 20 November 2014
Robert Goodwill: I am today publishing a consultation document to seek views on an updated safeguarding direction for the proposed Crossrail 2 rail project, replacing the previous safeguarding direction issued in...
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: St Helena Child Abuse Inquiry 20 November 2014
Philip Hammond: The House will be aware that serious allegations have been made by former employees of the authorities of the British overseas territory of St Helena. These allegations involve claims relating to...
Education: Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission (Annual Report) 25 November 2014
David Laws: Today I wish to inform the House of the publication of the Government’s response to the second annual report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission. The Social Mobility and...
Home Department: Immigration Act 2014: Marriage and Civil Partnership 24 November 2014
James Brokenshire: I am pleased to inform the House that, subject to Parliamentary approval of the necessary secondary legislation, I plan to implement important new provisions under Part 4 of the Immigration Act...
Justice: Information Commissioner's Office (Triennial Review) 25 November 2014
Simon Hughes: I am today announcing the start of the triennial review of the Information Commissioner’s Office. Triennial reviews are part of the Government’s commitment to making sure that...
House of Lords: Agriculture and Fisheries Council 25 November 2014
Lord de Mauley: My Right Hon Friend the Secretary of State (Elizabeth Truss) has today made the following statement. My Noble Friend, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural...
Home Department: Police Reform 18 November 2014 (1 annotation)
Theresa May: On 22 July, I informed the House that I intended to reform elements of the police disciplinary system to improve transparency and justice and to strengthen protections for police whistleblowers....
Culture Media and Sport: UK Sport and Sport England(Triennial Review) 21 November 2014
Helen Grant: I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of UK Sport and Sport England. As executive non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPB), UK Sport and Sport England are required to undergo a...
Work and Pensions: Social Justice: Transforming Lives--Progress Report 18 November 2014 (4 annotations)
Iain Duncan Smith: In 2012, we published “Social Justice: transforming lives”, a landmark document setting out a new vision for supporting the most disadvantaged families and individuals across the UK....