Written Ministerial Statements

Monday, 3 December 2012

  • House of Lords

    • Employee Ownership

      My honourable friend the Minister of State for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs (Jo Swinson) has today made the following Statement. Following the Chancellor's announcement on 8 October...

    • EU: Single Market

      I wish to inform the House that the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has established the UK Single Market Centre, a national co-ordinating team responsible for monitoring the...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Employment Law

      Following the Chancellor’s announcement on 8 October that the Government would create a new employment status called employee owner, the Government have sought views on the practicalities...

    • UK Single Market Centre

      My noble Friend, Minister of State for Trade and Investment (joint with Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Lord Green, has today made the following statement: I wish to inform the House that the...

  • Cabinet Office

    • UK Cyber Security Strategy

      On 25 November 2011, I published the UK cyber security strategy. In the strategy I committed to report back on progress after one year, in particular on the achievements of the national...

  • Treasury

    • Ecofin

      A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council will be held in Brussels on 4 December 2012. We expect the following items to be on the agenda and discussed. Banking Supervision...

    • HM Revenue and Customs

      The vast majority of people and businesses pay their fair share of tax. However, the Government are fully committed to clamping down on those who avoid or evade paying their tax. The Government...

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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