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Parliamentary business relating to the North East of England for the week ending 22 January 2010.
In addition to oral questions, MPs and Peers can ask government ministers questions for written answer. These are often used to obtain detailed information about policies and statistics on the activities of government departments.
North East Select Committee
The North East Committee covers the following local government areas: Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Redcar & Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees and Sunderland.
The remit of the Committee is to examine regional strategies and the work of regional bodies.
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