Written Ministerial Statements

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

  • House of Lords

    • Agriculture: Single Payment Scheme

      My honourable friend the Minister for Agriculture and Food (Jim Paice) has today made the following Statement. In the Statement made by my right honourable friend the Secretary of State (Caroline...

  • Energy and Climate Change

    • Statutory Security of Supply Report

      I have today laid before Parliament the 2011 statutory security of supply report (SSSR), which has been produced jointly with Ofgem and with input from National Grid. The report is a technical...

  • Defence

    • Pingat Jasa Malaysia

      Her Majesty the Queen has given her approval to a recommendation from the Committee on the Grant of Honours Decorations and Medals that those entitled to accept the Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM)...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • Single Payment Scheme

      In the statement made by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 14 July, Official Report, columns 40-44WS, she explained that the Rural Payments...

  • Transport

    • High-speed Rail

      As the House will know, since taking up office as Secretary of State, a key early priority for me is to make a decision on the way forward following the Government’s recent consultation on...

    • Triennial Review of NDPBs (HS2 Ltd)

      Reducing the number and cost of public bodies is a coalition priority. The triennial review process has been established to continue our work ensuring accountability in public life by examining...

  • Home Department

    • Deportation with Assurances

      I am pleased to announce that on Saturday 24 September my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary, and His Excellency Taieb Fassi Fihri, Moroccan Foreign Minister, signed a memorandum of...

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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