North East round-up: 10 February 2010

10 February 2010

Parliamentary business relating to the North East region from 1 February to 10 February.

Written questions

Written questions can be used by MPs or Lords to hold the Government to account, requesting information such as policy detail or statistics.

Adjournment debates

Adjournment debates are a way of having a general debate in the House of Commons without requiring the House to vote. The MP who tabled the subject of the debate will speak first and a Government minister will reply.

North East Select Committee

The remit of the North East Committee is to examine regional strategies and the work of regional bodies.

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