Urgent question on executive pay

24 January 2012

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable, responded to an urgent question asked by Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Chuka Umunna, in the House of Commons on Monday 23 January on Government proposals on executive pay.

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Urgent questions

Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened, normally a matter of public importance, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked at the end of Question Time.

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