More written ministerial statements published

17 September 2009

Further written ministerial statements on a variety of subjects were published on 16 September. These statements are normally used to put the day-to-day business of government on the official record and in the public domain

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

Publication of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Progress Report on the Strategy for Sustainable Construction, a joint construction industry and Government initiative bringing together diverse regulations and setting standards.


Announcement of contract awarded to BVT Surface Fleet Ltd to provide in-service support for the Royal Navy's new Type 45 Destroyers.

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Availability of £16 million in funding to help local communities tackle surface water flooding.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Publication date - 2 October - announced for Government's response to the Foreign Affairs Committee report, ' Global Security: Afghanistan and Pakistan'.

Home Department

Latest quarterly report to Parliament on the exercise of the control order powers.


Publication of a consultation paper on the multiple publication rule, concerning the civil law on defamation in relation to the internet.


Publication of report following public consultation for scheme of continuous enforcement of motor insurance, which seeks to reduce uninsured driving.

The remainder of the written statements can be found in Commons Hansard

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