Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

  • House of Lords

    • EU: Environment Council

      My Right Hon Friend the Secretary of State (Owen Paterson) has today made the following statement. Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, and I represented the UK at the...

    • Railways: Rolling Stock

      The Government has decided to opt in to the proposed Council Decision on the approval on behalf of the European Union, of the Luxembourg Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in...

      Technology Strategy Board: Triennial Review

      My Rt Hon. Friend the Minister of State for Universities and Science has made the following statement. On 10th July 2012 I announced in Parliament through a Written Ministerial Statement...

  • Business, Innovation and Skills

    • Technology Strategy Board (Triennial Review)

      On 10 July 2012 I announced in Parliament through a written ministerial statement—Official Report, 12WS—commencement of the triennial review of the Technology Strategy Board (TSB). I...

  • Defence

    • BORONA Programme

      As part of the defence transformation announcement on 18 July 2011, the Secretary of State for Defence confirmed that two signal regiments would relocate from Germany to Beacon barracks in...

  • Cabinet Office

    • City Deal

      Following the successful completion of the first wave of city deals in July 2012 with the “core cities”, the Government committed to work with a further 20 cities and their wider...

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs

    • European Environment Council

      The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and I represented the UK at the European Environment Council meeting in Luxembourg on 14 October. Paul Wheelhouse, Scottish Government...

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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