Written Ministerial Statements
Wednesday, 28 November 2012

  • House of Lords
    • EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council
      My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Owen Paterson) has today made the following Statement. The next Agriculture and Fisheries Council is on...
    • Higher Education: Diversity and Competition
      My right honourable friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science (David Willetts) has today made the following Statement. Following our higher education White Paper commitment I can...
  • Business, Innovation and Skills
    • Higher Education
      Following our higher education White Paper commitment I can today announce that I am satisfied that 10 higher education institutions have now met the criteria for university title. The higher...
  • Energy and Climate Change
    • EU Energy Council
      In advance of the forthcoming Energy Council in Brussels on 3 December, I am writing to outline the agenda items to be discussed. We are expecting progress reports on the proposal for a...
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
    • Agriculture and Fisheries Council
      The next Agriculture and Fisheries Council is on Wednesday 28 November and Thursday 29 November in Brussels. I will be representing the UK, accompanied by my hon. Friends the Under-Secretary of...
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
    • Balance of Competences Review
      I wish to inform the House that, further to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs’ oral statement launching the Balance of Competences Review— 12 July 2012,...
    • Mr Alan McMenemy (Coroner's Verdict)
      I would like to update the House on the case of the five British hostages who were kidnapped from the Ministry of Finance in Baghdad in May 2007. The House will recall that one of the hostages,...
  • Home Department
    • Alcohol Consultation
      Today I am publishing “A consultation on delivering the Government’s policies to cut alcohol-fuelled crime and antisocial behaviour”. In the past few years the Government have...
  • Transport
    • Cycling Infrastructure
      The coalition Government has today made available an additional £20 million for our existing infrastructure projects to support cycling. The funding will increase the total available for: 1....