Written Ministerial Statements

Thursday, 20 December 2012

  • Attorney-General

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Business Bank

      The impact of the financial crisis on the cost and availability of credit is seriously affecting the economy. The Government have already taken action to ease the flow of credit to small and...

    • Copyright Reform

      Today the Government are publishing the final part of their response to their copyright consultation: “Modernising Copyright: a modern, robust and flexible framework”. The response...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

  • Health

    • Parliamentary Written Questions (Correction)

      I regret that the written answers given to the hon. Member for Hartlepool (lain Wright) on 6 November 2012, Official Report , column 584W, the right hon. Member for Warley (John Spellar) on 22...

  • Transport

    • Port of Dover

      In January 2010 Dover Harbour Board (DHB) submitted a voluntary transfer scheme in accordance with section 9 of the Ports Act 1991, which allows a relevant port authority to voluntarily submit a...

    • Government Car and Despatch Agency

      I am publishing today details of the charges incurred by Departments for the use of official Government cars provided to Ministers by the Government Car and Despatch Agency (GCDA) during the year...

      Rail Franchising

      I would today like to give an update on the situation in relation to franchised train operator London Midland (LM). Passengers who use LM trains may be aware that the operator has been...

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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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