Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

  • House of Lords

    • Drugs: Khat

      My right hon Friend the Home Secretary (Theresa May) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: The Government will control khat under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 as a Class C...

    • Finance Bill

      I have made a statement under Section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 that, in my view, the provisions of the Finance Bill are compatible with the Convention rights. A copy of the statement...

      Immigration Bill

      My hon Friend the Minister of State for Immigration (Mark Harper) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: The forthcoming Immigration Bill will make it more difficult for...

      Machinery of Government Change: Youth Policy

      My Rt Hon Friend the Prime Minister has made the following statement: Cross-cutting responsibilities for youth policy will today transfer from the Department for Education to the Cabinet Office...

      NHS: Migrant Access and Charges

      My Rt hon Friend the Secretary of State for Health (Jeremy Hunt) has made the following written ministerial statement. The United Kingdom successfully attracts many millions of visitors and...

      Waterways: Canal and River Trust

      My Hon Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Natural Environment and Fisheries (Richard Benyon) has today made the following statement. On 28 February 2011, I made a statement about...

  • Treasury

    • Gift Aid

      Following the announcement at Budget 2013 that the Government are looking to improve the way gift aid works on digital donations, HM Treasury is today publishing a consultation...

  • Defence

    • Army Reserve (Structure and Basing)

      The Government have today published a White Paper on Reserve Forces, “Reserves in the Future Force 2020: Valuable and Valued”. The White Paper sets out our vision for the future of...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • EA's Navigations/Canal and River Trust

      On 28 February 2011, Official Report, column 7WS. I made a statement about inland waterways policy for England and Wales. I set out the Government’s vision of a national trust for the...

  • Health

    • Migrant Access to the NHS

      The United Kingdom successfully attracts many millions of visitors and migrants each year. If our country is to remain competitive, we need to continue to welcome those who come here to work and...

  • Home Department

    • Immigration Bill Consultation

      The forthcoming Immigration Bill will make it more difficult for illegal migrants to live in the UK unlawfully and ensure that legal migrants make a fair contribution to our key public services....

    • Khat

      The Government will control khat under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 as a class C drug. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) undertook a thorough and comprehensive scientific review...

  • Prime Minister

    • Machinery of Government Change: Youth Policy

      Cross-cutting responsibilities for youth policy will today transfer from the Department for Education to the Cabinet Office which will now lead for the Government on: cross-Government youth...

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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