Written Ministerial Statements

Wednesday, 18 January 2023

  • Ministry of Defence

    • Shipbuilding Update

      Today I am providing an update on our plans for the next stage of the Fleet Solid Support ship programme. I am pleased to announce that the Ministry of Defence has placed a contract with a...

  • Treasury

    • Update on Asset Purchase Facility

      The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England (“the Bank”) decided at its meeting ending on 3 February 2022 to reduce the stocks of UK government bonds and sterling...

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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