Written Ministerial Statements

Thursday, 27 May 2010

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • Government Olympic Executive

      I am publishing today the Government Olympic Executive's quarterly economic report-"London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Quarterly Economic Report May 2010". This report explains the latest...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Energy Council

      In advance of the forthcoming Energy Council in Brussels on 31 May, I am writing to hon. Members to outline the agenda items to be discussed. I will represent the UK. The first item on the...

  • Health

    • Review of Prescription Charges

      In 2008 Professor Ian Gilmore, president of the Royal College of Physicians, was asked to lead a review on how a prescription charge exemption for people with long-term conditions should be...

  • Home Department

    • Police Authorities (Funding Allocations)

      As part of the Government's plan to cut the budget deficit and get the economy moving again, I am today confirming my intention to require the police to make a fair share of the savings needed. I...

  • Transport

    • High-speed Rail

      The Government believe that high-speed rail has the potential to bring significant and long-lasting benefits for Britain's economy and society. But we also recognise that there can be unavoidable...

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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