Written Ministerial Statements
Tuesday, 28 February 2012

  • House of Lords
    • EU: Competitiveness Council
      My honourable friend the Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs (Norman Lamb) has today made the following Statement. The EU Competitiveness Council took place in Brussels...
    • Government Departments: Regulation
      My honourable friend the Minister of State for Business and Enterprise (Mark Prisk) has today made the following Statement. The Government are today publishing the One-in, One-out: Third...
  • Business, Innovation and Skills
    • Third Statement of New Regulation
      The Government are today publishing the One-in, One-out: Third Statement of New Regulation. This statement reports on regulations within the scope of the one-in, one-out rule which are expected...
    • EU Competitiveness Council
      The EU Competitiveness Council took place in Brussels on 20 and 21 February 2012. I represented the UK on internal market and industry issues on 20 February, and Andy Lebrecht, Deputy Permanent...
  • Treasury
    • Office of Tax Simplification (Small Business Tax Review)
      The Government launched the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) in July 2010 to provide independent advice on simplifying the tax system. The OTS has been working on three reviews and today has...
    • Asset Protection Agency (Interim Report)
      The interim report for the Asset Protection Agency (APA) has today been made electronically available in the Libraries of both Houses. The report contains commentary on key developments in...
    • Sale of Northern Rock Plc to Virgin Money
      On 17 November 2011, the Chancellor announced the sale of Northern Rock plc to Virgin Money. The transaction completed on 1 January 2012, following approval from the Financial Services...
  • Culture Media and Sport
    • Government Olympic Executive (Annual Report)
      I am publishing today the Government Olympic Executive’s Quarterly Report—“London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Quarterly Report February 2012”. This report explains...
  • Education
    • Cultural Education
      Together with the Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, the hon. Member for Wantage (Mr Vaizey), I am today publishing Darren Henley’s report on cultural...
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
    • CPS and RCPO (Merger)
      I have today laid before Parliament a public consultation document: Consultation on an order giving legal effect to the administrative merger of the Crown Prosecution Service and the Revenue and...
  • Transport
    • Crossrail Train Procurement
      I would like to inform the House that the invitation to negotiate for the procurement of rolling stock and associated depot facilities has today been issued by Crossrail Ltd. Together with the...