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Written Ministerial Statements
Tuesday, 20 November 2012

  • House of Lords
    • Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order
      The Government have today laid before Parliament an order under the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 containing a direction requiring UK credit and financial institutions to cease all business with...
    • Security Industry
      I am today launching a consultation inviting views on the Government's preferred option for reforming how the private security industry is regulated-a transition to a business regulation regime....
  • Attorney-General
    • Serious Fraud Office
      I am today publishing a report carried out by Her Majesty’s chief inspector of the Crown Prosecution Service into the quality of case management at the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Tackling...
  • Treasury
    • ECOFIN (Budget)
      The Economic and Financial Affairs Council—Budget, was reconvened in Brussels on 13 November, following the suspension of talks on 9 November. In the Council’s Session, Member...
  • Work and Pensions
    • Work Capability Assessment
      I am pleased to announce that today Professor Malcolm Harrington’s third independent review of the work capability assessment (WCA) will be published. This is the third of five independent...