Urgent Question on the sale of Green Investment Bank

11 January 2017

The Minister for Climate Change and Industry, Nick Hurd, responded to an Urgent Question asked by Co-Leader of the Green party, Caroline Lucas MP,  on the sale of the Green Investment Bank.

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About Urgent Questions

At times MPs may want to put an urgent question to a Minister. If a matter of public importance has arisen, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to put forward such a question.

The relevant government department would be informed at once.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked after that day’s Question Time.

Once the MP has asked the main question, they are allowed to ask a supplementary question. Other MPs will then be called to ask further questions on the same subject.

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