Statement on benefits uprating

09 December 2010

Minister of State for Work and Pensions, Steve Webb, made a statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 8 December on the subject of uprating of benefits and pensions for 2011-12.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements usually relate to matters of policy or government actions.

At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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