Hansard Written Answers
Written Ministerial Statements

Some recent written ministerial statements

Home Department: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures 11 December 2014
Theresa May: Section 19(1) of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (the Act) requires the Secretary of State to report to Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of...
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Women, Peace and Security Implementation Plan 11 December 2014
James Duddridge: I wish to inform the House that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, together with the Department for International Development and the Ministry of Defence, are today publishing an implementation...
Justice: Marriages: Non-religious Belief Organisations 18 December 2014
Simon Hughes: I am today publishing the Government’s response to the consultation on “Marriages by non- religious belief organisations” launched on 26 June 2014 and concluded on 18...
Cabinet Office: Cyber Security Strategy 11 December 2014
Francis Maude: In November 2011 we published the UK Cyber Security strategy and each year since then I have presented an annual report to Parliament on progress against the strategy’s objectives. I am...
Work and Pensions: Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008 17 December 2014
Steve Webb: Today, I, along with my hon. Friend the Minister for Disabled People (Mark Harper MP) and my noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Lord Freud), are publishing the Command Paper...
Communities and Local Government: Local Government Improvement: Technical Consultation 17 December 2014
Eric Pickles: I would like to update hon. Members on a series of steps we are taking to improve the quality of local government services and ensure value for taxpayers’ money. London Borough of Tower...
Health: Nicotine-inhaling Products 17 December 2014
Jane Ellison: The Government have today published “Age of Sale for Nicotine-inhaling Products-consultation on proposed regulations to be made under the Children and Families Act 2014” In February...
Health: Mental Health and Policing 18 December 2014
Norman Lamb: The Government have today published the report of the Government’s review of the operation of sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983. This has been an important piece of work,...
House of Lords: Annual Reports (Home Office) 16 December 2014
Lord Bates: I am pleased to announce that today I am publishing the annual reports of the Biometrics Commissioner, National DNA Database Strategy Board and the Surveillance Camera Commissioner. Mr Alastair...
Energy and Climate Change: EU Energy Council 16 December 2014
Matthew Hancock: I am writing to report discussions at the Energy Council in Brussels on 9 December. The UK was represented by the Deputy Permanent Representative, UKREP. The Council discussed the governance of...
Culture Media and Sport: Independent Library Report 18 December 2014
Edward Vaizey: Today I am publishing the Independent Library Report and depositing a copy in the Library of the House. This has been undertaken by William Sieghart and I would like to state on record my...
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council 16 December 2014
James Duddridge: I chaired the third meeting of the overseas territories joint ministerial council in London on 2 and 3 December. The key theme of this year’s council was building the prosperity and...
Treasury: Banking Act 2009 16 December 2014
Andrea Leadsom: The Treasury has laid before the House of Commons a report required under section 231 of the Banking Act 2009 covering the period from 1 April 2014 to 30 September 2014. Copies of the document...
House of Lords: House Building 16 December 2014
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: My hon Friend the Minister of State for Housing and Planning (Brandon Lewis) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement. New Homes Bonus allocations My Department is announcing today...
Defence: Armed Forces Covenant 16 December 2014
Michael Fallon: The armed forces covenant was launched in recognition of the obligation and debt that the Government and the nation owe to those who serve, or have served, and to their families. Its two key...
Home Department: Daniel Morgan 18 December 2014
Theresa May: Further to my statement of 10 May 2013 announcing the creation of the Daniel Morgan independent panel to shine a light on the circumstances of Daniel Morgan’s murder and my statement of 3...
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Military Personnel (Protection and Immunity) 18 December 2014
Philip Hammond: I wish to inform the House of arrangements put in place to regularise the status of British military personnel serving in Iraq, as part of our contribution in response to the Government of...
House of Lords: Police Grant Report England and Wales 2015-16 17 December 2014
Lord Bates: My hon Friend the Minister of State for Policing, Criminal Justice and Victims (Mike Penning) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: I have today placed in the Library my...
Home Department: Police Bail: Statutory Time Limits 18 December 2014
Theresa May: The College of Policing published last week the results of its consultation on improving the way pre-charge bail is managed, which provides the police with welcome guidance on the way they should...
Transport: Operator Licensing and Roadworthiness Testing 11 December 2014
Claire Perry: I am today announcing the publication of two related public consultations that will close on 5 March 2015. HGV Periodic Testing and Inspections Exemptions Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing...