Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Draft Consumer Rights Bill

      Today the Government are publishing their response to the recent consultations on consumer rights and, alongside this, a draft Consumer Rights Bill with explanatory notes and impact assessments....

  • Treasury

    • Credit Union Maximum Interest Rate Cap

      Last December the Government published a consultation on raising the maximum interest rate cap for credit union loans. This consultation sought views on the proposal to increase the maximum...

    • Asset Protection Agency

      The annual report and accounts for the Asset Protection Agency (APA) has today been laid before Parliament. The report contains commentary on key developments in relation to the APA and the asset...

  • Transport

    • Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee

      The Government’s review of non-departmental public bodies in 2010 recommended that the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) should be abolished as part of wider goals to...

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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