Written Ministerial Statements

Monday, 23 May 2022

  • Department for Education

    • Higher Education Update

      My Right Honourable Friend, the Minister of State for Higher and Further Education (Michelle Donelan) has laid the following statement. Today I am providing an update on my commitment in...

    • Families Update

      Today, I am providing an update on the first wave of successful local authorities to be awarded funding through the £12m Family Hubs Transformation Fund. The Government is committed to...

  • Department for Education

    • Higher Education Update

      Today I am providing an update on my commitment in September 2020 to reduce regulatory burden in Higher Education. Bureaucracy has a direct impact on how well providers can do their jobs: every...

    • Families Update

      Today, I am providing an update on the first wave of successful local authorities to be awarded funding through the £12m Family Hubs Transformation Fund. The Government is committed to...

  • Leader of the House

    • Review of legislative drafting

      During the passage of the Ministerial and Other Maternity Allowances Bill, significant concern was expressed in both Houses about the Bill’s use of gender-neutral language in the context of...

  • Cabinet Office

    • Platinum Jubilee Civic Honours Competition

      I am pleased to announce that Her Majesty The Queen has commanded that city status has been granted to Bangor, Colchester, Doncaster, Douglas, Dunfermline, Milton Keynes, Stanley and Wrexham and...

  • Department of Health and Social Care

    • Monkeypox Update

      Cases Following announcements made by the UK Health Security Agency on 7, 14, 18 and 20 May, I am writing to inform the House that (as of 12pm on Monday 23 May 2022) a total of 56 Monkeypox...

    • Introduction of additional blood donor testing

      I would like to inform the House that the Government has accepted the advice of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) and will be introducing additional...

  • Department for International Trade

    • Mexico Trade Negotiations Update

      On Friday 20 May 2022, the Department for International Trade launched negotiations for an enhanced and upgraded Free Trade Agreement with Mexico, with the first round of negotiations to be held...

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.

May 2022
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031