Written Ministerial Statements

Monday, 12 May 2008

  • House of Lords

    • National Insurance

      My right honourable friend the Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform (Stephen Timms) has made the following Statement. Over the course of 2008, the Government are reintroducing...

  • Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

    • Farepak

      Following my written statement on Farepak of 10 December, I would like to report to the House that the investigation into Farepak and other companies in the European Home Retail group has been...

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Antisemitism (Government Response)

      I am pleased to announce that I am today laying before Parliament and publishing the Government's one year on response to the all-party inquiry into antisemitism. Just over a year ago the...

    • East of England Regional Spatial Strategy

      My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Communities is today publishing the East of England plan (the revision to the East of England regional spatial strategy) together with the...

  • Defence

    • UN Forces (Cyprus)

      A new call-out order has been made under Section 56 of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 to enable members of the reserve forces to continue to be called out into permanent service and deployed to...

  • Health

    • Care and Support Reform

      In October 2007, the comprehensive spending review contained a commitment that the Government would undertake work to look at reform options for the care and support system and consult on a way...

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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