Written Ministerial Statements

Thursday, 10 January 2013

  • Treasury

    • Economic Statistics

      Following public consultation, the national statistician has today announced that no change will be made to the formula used in the construction of the retail prices index (RPI). The UK...

  • Health

  • Justice

    • Prison Capacity Management

      Our strategy for the custodial estate is to ensure that we have sufficient places to meet the demand of the courts while securing best value for money for the taxpayer. My intention is to have...

  • Transport

    • Rail Franchising

      When I took the decision last October to cancel the competition for the inter-city west coast rail franchise and to put the wider franchising process on hold, I commissioned two independent...

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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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