Statement: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

06 January 2010

Business Secretary, Lord Mandelson, made a statement to the House of Lords on 5 January setting out plans for marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 - including the announcement of an additional bank holiday.

Oral statements often address major incidents, policies and actions.

Ministerial statements are made for the information of the House. Brief comments and questions from all quarters of the House of Lords are allowed and up to 20 minutes is allowed for such discussion.

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