Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 30 January 2013

  • House of Lords

    • Businesses: Business Mentors

      My right honourable friend the Minister of State for Business and Enterprise (Michael Fallon) has today made the following Statement. I am pleased to inform the House that the drive to recruit...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Business Mentors

      I am pleased to inform the House that the drive to recruit volunteer mentors to help and support businesses looking to start, grow and prosper through the Get Mentoring project has now hit its...

  • Treasury

    • Ecofin

      A meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council was held in Brussels on 22 January 2013. Ministers discussed the following items: Current legislative proposals The presidency updated...

  • Communities and Local Government

    • Local Government Finance

      Local government has been at the forefront of the coalition Government’s transparency agenda, opening up the books, its spending and its meetings to public scrutiny and ensuring councils...

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

  • Home Department

    • Direct Entry to the Police

      On 27 March 2012 I issued a written statement to the House on the Government’s response to Tom Winsor’s final report of his review of remuneration and conditions of service for...

    • Immigration Rules

      My right hon. Friend the Home Secretary is today laying before the House a statement of changes in the immigration rules that will bring about urgent changes to tackle abuse in the entrepreneur...

  • Transport

    • Cycling Infrastructure Funding

      I am pleased to announce today details of a major investment of over £62 million in cycling in England. This funding is part of the overall £107 million the Government announced during...

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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