Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 22 April 2009

  • Treasury

    • Debt and Reserves Management Report 2009-10

      The "Debt and Reserves Management Report 2009-10" is being published today. Copies have been placed in the Library of the House.

    • Amendment to 1993 Memorandum of Understanding

      I am today making changes to the Memorandum of Understanding on Royal Taxation that was agreed in 1993 (as amended in 1996). The first change is to amend, in line with the changes made to the...

      Finance Bill Measures

      As announced in the Budget, the Government are acting to restrict pension tax relief for people on high incomes. Currently, pensions tax relief benefits disproportionately those with the highest...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Marine Areas (Objectives)

      On Monday 20 April, the Government, Welsh Assembly Government, Scottish Government and Northern Ireland Executive published their joint high level objectives for the UK marine area. This follows...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Sri Lanka

      I would like to update the House on the latest developments in the conflict between the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), and the actions we have been taking...

    • Foreign Compensation Commission

      The Annual Report of the Foreign Compensation Commission for 2007-08 has been laid before Parliament. This is the 53rd such report. Copies have been placed in the Vote Office. A copy will also be...

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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