Written Ministerial Statements

Thursday, 10 June 2010

  • House of Lords

    • Special Advisers

      My right honourable friend the Prime Minister has made the following Statement. Listed below are the names of the special advisers in post at 10 June 2010, including each special adviser's pay...

    • Terrorism: Stop and Search

      I wish to inform the House of errors relating to those periods in the past which have recently been identified following an internal review of the authorisation process for the stop and search...

  • Treasury

    • Financial Services Authority (Annual Report)

      The Annual Report 2009-10 of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has today been laid before Parliament. Copies have also been deposited in the Libraries of both Houses. The report forms a key...

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Local Government Savings Package

      The Government have made clear that deficit reduction is their most urgent priority. On 24 May, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Chief Secretary to the Treasury announced therefore that the...

  • Education

    • Munro Review (Child Protection)

      I informed the House on Monday 7 June 2010 that the Government had decided to commission Professor Eileen Munro of the London School of Economics to carry out an independent review to improve...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Environment Council

      Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and I will represent the UK at the Environment Council in Luxembourg on 11 June. The Council will consider...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

  • Home Department

    • Justice and Home Affairs Council

      The Justice and Home Affairs Council was held on 3 and 4 June in Luxembourg. My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Justice and I, attended on behalf of the United Kingdom. The...

    • Police Authorities (Revised Grant Allocations)

      As indicated by my statement of 27 May I have today laid before the House our proposals for the revised allocation of core police funding for England and Wales in 2010-11 in the form of the...

  • Justice

    • Azelle Rodney Inquiry

      I am announcing today the establishment by the Ministry of Justice of an inquiry, under the Inquiries Act 2005, to investigate the death of Azelle Rodney in April 2005. The inquiry will be...

  • Prime Minister

    • Special Advisers

      Listed below are the names of the special advisers in post at 10 June 2010, including each special adviser's pay band, and actual salary where this is £58,200 or higher, together with...

  • Transport

    • Transport (Local Authority Major Schemes)

      The Government have made clear their most urgent priority is to tackle the UK's record budget deficit, in order to restore confidence in the economy and support the recovery. The Department for...

    • Marine Aids to Navigation

      I wish to inform the House that following the publication of the consultants' report entitled "Assessment of the provision of marine aids to navigation around the United Kingdom and Ireland" in...

  • Work and Pensions

    • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

      The Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council was held on 7 June 2010 in Luxembourg. I represented the United Kingdom. The main item of the agenda was a policy debate on the...

    • Work Programme

      The Government have previously announced their plans for radical reforms of the welfare to work system and the implementation of the Work Programme. The Work Programme will be a single integrated...

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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