Hansard Written Answers
Written Ministerial Statements

Some recent written ministerial statements

Home Office: Visa Requirements for Tier 1 20 July 2015
James Brokenshire: I am announcing today that from 1 September 2015, individuals who are applying for entry clearance as an Entrepreneur or an Investor under the Tier 1 category will be required to provide a...
HM Treasury: Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill 17 July 2015
Lord Ashton of Hyde: I have made a statement under Section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 that, in my view, the provisions of the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimate) Bill are compatible with the...
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Audit and auditor regulation 20 July 2015
Baroness Neville-Rolfe: The Government will require all public interest entities i.e. listed companies, banks, building societies and relevant insurers to put their audit out to tender at least every 10 years and...
Ministry of Justice: HM Courts and Tribunals Service 22 July 2015
Lord Faulks: I am today announcing the Government’s Response to the consultation on proposals for increases to court fees, which was published on 16 January 2015, and also launching a new...
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Draft Electoral Administration Rules for the EU Referendum 21 July 2015
David Lidington: At Committee Stage in this House I committed to share electoral administration rules (conduct rules) with Hon Members. Today I have published them in draft form, and deposited copies in the...
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ministerial Correction 16 July 2015
Baroness Anelay of St Johns: In the ‘Iran: Nuclear Deal’ statement of Wednesday 15 July (HL Deb, col 587) I mistakenly told the noble Lady, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, that the ‘Road Map for the...
Department for Culture, Media and Sport: TV Licence Fee Enforcement Review Report 16 July 2015
John Whittingdale: On 9th September 2014 my predecessor, Sajid Javid MP, announced an independent review into TV Licence Fee Enforcement. The obligation to conduct a review of the sanctions regime for TV licence...
Home Office: Wanless and Whittam 21 July 2015
Theresa May: The House will recall that the Cabinet Office released a file containing information about Sir Peter Hayman to The National Archives in January this year. That file should have been submitted...
Home Office: National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body 20 July 2015
Theresa May: The second report of the National Crime Agency (NCA) Remuneration Review Body was published today. In line with my letter setting the Body’s remit, it has made recommendations on pay and...
Department of Health: Arm’s Length Bodies (Triennial Reviews) 21 July 2015
George Freeman: The Department of Health has completed its Triennial Reviews of the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA), the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA),...
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education Student Support 21 July 2015
Jo Johnson: I am today confirming the student support package for higher education students undertaking a course of study in the 2016/17 academic year beginning in August 2016. Tuition fees and fee...
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Government response to consultation on alternative providers of higher education 22 July 2015
Baroness Neville-Rolfe: My hon Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (Jo Johnson) is publishing today the Government’s response to our consultation on improving quality and value for money...
Ministry of Justice: Scrutiny override on the data protection regulation 16 July 2015
Dominic Raab: My Noble Friend the Minister of State for Civil Justice (Lords Minister), Lord Faulks QC, attended the Justice and Home Affairs Council on the 16 June, where a General Approach was agreed on...
Department for Work and Pensions: Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) Annual Plan 2015-16 and Strategy 2015-2020 15 July 2015
Justin Tomlinson: Later today I will lay copies of the Office for Nuclear Regulation’s Annual Plan for 2015-16 and the Office for Nuclear Regulation’s Strategy 2015-20 before this House, both are...
Department for International Development: Economic Development and future of development capital 16 July 2015
Justine Greening: I am pleased to announce that I have agreed with my Rt. Hon friend the Chief Secretary to the Treasury (Greg Hands MP) to inject new capital into CDC Group plc – the UK’s...
Department for Energy and Climate Change: Implementing Geological Disposal: Publication of the Fifth Annual Report 20 July 2015
Andrea Leadsom: I am pleased to announce today the publication of the fifth annual report of the Government’s Implementing Geological Disposal Programme. The programme is focused on implementing the...
Ministry of Justice: Triennial Review of the Information Commissioner’s Office 16 July 2015
Dominic Raab: On Tuesday 25 November 2014 the Triennial Review of the Information Commissioner’s Office was announced in Parliament. The Review was publicised on my Department’s website and...
Ministry of Justice: Chief Coroner’s second annual report to the Lord Chancellor 16 July 2015
Caroline Dinenage: I am pleased to lay and publish the Chief Coroner’s second annual report to the Lord Chancellor, under section 36 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (‘the 2009 Act’). ...
Home Office: Independent Police Complaints Commission Annual Report 2014 - 2015 16 July 2015
Mike Penning: I am pleased to announce that today my hon Friend the Financial Secretary to the Treasury and I are publishing the annual report of the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) (HC...
Ministry of Justice: HM Courts & Tribunals Service 16 July 2015
Shailesh Vara: On 23 June 2015 the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice announced his intention to work with the judiciary to reform the courts and tribunals in England and Wales. Reform will...