Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

  • House of Lords

    • Alcohol: Late Night Drinking

      The response to the consultation on the secondary legislation for the late night levy and early morning alcohol restriction orders has been published today. The late night levy and early morning...

    • Broadcasting: S4C

      My honourable friend the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries (Ed Vaizey) has made the following Statement. My department undertook a public consultation on proposals to...

      Employee Ownership

      My honourable friend the Minister for Employment Relations, Consumers and Postal Affairs (Norman Lamb) has today made the following Statement. Graeme Nuttall has today published the final report...

      Finance Bill

      I have made a Statement under Section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 that, in my view, the provisions of the Finance Bill are compatible with the Convention rights. A copy of the Statement...

      Forests and Woodlands

      My right honourable friend the Secretary of State (Caroline Spelman) has today made the following Statement. I am grateful to Bishop James Jones and all the panel members for their considerable...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Employee Ownership

      Graeme Nuttall has today published the final report of his review of employee ownership. He will launch it at a summit hosted by the Deputy Prime Minister. “Sharing Success: The Nuttall...

  • Treasury

    • Public Service Pensions

      On 20 December 2011 I set out to the House the main elements of the new public service pension scheme designs, following the agreements reached with the majority of unions representing health,...

  • Culture Media and Sport

    • S4C Governance

      My Department undertook a public consultation on proposals to amend S4C’s governance arrangements, which ran from 1 February to 4 May 2012. There were 14 responses to the consultation and...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Syria

      I would like to inform the House of the latest developments on Syria, including the meeting of the ministerial action group in Geneva on 30 June. The situation in Syria remains grave, with...

  • Home Department

  • Transport

    • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

      In December 2011, I launched a full consultation around a programme of work to transform the way that the DVLA delivers its services to customers. The consultation recognised the need to...

  • Work and Pensions

    • Access to Work

      This Government are committed to ensuring that the protected budget for disability employment helps more disabled people into work. Access to Work provides support for transport to work, support...

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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