Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 23 May 2007

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • Education, Youth and Culture Council

      The Education, Youth and Culture Council will be held on 24- 25 May in Brussels. I will be representing the UK on 24 May when Culture and Audiovisual issues will be taken. Education and Youth...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Marine Fisheries Agency

      I have set the Marine Fisheries Agency (MFA) the following performance targets for 2007-08. Fishing Vessel Licensing Issue 100 per cent. of over 10-metre licences biennially by 23 March and 100...

  • Health

    • Part IX of the Drug Tariff

      The Department has been reviewing the arrangements under Part IX of the Drug Tariff for the provision of stoma and incontinence appliances and related services in primary care since October 2005....

  • Justice

    • Tribunals Service

      The following list of key performance indicators has been set for the Tribunals Service for 2007-08. 1. Seventy five per cent. of tribunal applications will be dealt with, within each individual...

  • Transport

    • Utility Diversion Work (Tottenham Court Road)

      The Department for Transport has received a request from Cross-London Rail Links Ltd (CLRL) for additional funding of £6,525,000 to contribute towards the cost of utility diversion work at...

    • Road Pricing Demonstrations Project

      Today I am informing the House that I am placing in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) two notices inviting interested companies to bid to be part of framework agreements to run...

What is this?

Written Ministerial Statements were introducted in late 2002 to stop the practice of having “planted” or “inspired” questions designed to elicit Government statements.

They are just that – statements on a particular topic by a Government Minister.

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