Ministerial Statements

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 9 February 2012.

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Photo of George Young George Young The Leader of the House of Commons 10:30, 9 February 2012

Ministers take seriously the requirement in the ministerial code that when Parliament is in session, the most important announcements of Government policy should be made in the first instance to Parliament. My hon. Friend and I do not hesitate to remind colleagues of that requirement.