Posts tagged ‘Lord Mandelson’

Treasury minister Stephen Timms handed Digital Britain brief

The Financial Secretary to the Treasury has been given a new role as an Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Continue Reading August 6, 2009 at 5:02 pm Leave a comment

MPs condemn “rushed and piecemeal” constitutional reform

A committee of MPs has criticised the government’s constitutional reform agenda. The Justice Select Committee’s report also condemned the number of unelected peers working as ministers.

Continue Reading July 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

Committee calls for evidence from small business on government’s credit scheme

A committee of MPs has asked small and medium size enterprises to provide evidence on the way in which banks have used the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) scheme.

Continue Reading July 27, 2009 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

MPs reject McKinlay’s call for Lords ministers to answer Commons questions

On Monday night a debate concerning the creation of a new select committee (Reform of the House of Commons Committee) was held.

Continue Reading July 21, 2009 at 7:14 pm Leave a comment

MPs ask if “Harriet or Mandy” will run the country during summer recess

Harriet Harman told MPs today that Gordon Brown will remain in charge while Parliament is in recess.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:47 pm 1 comment

Post Office network will flourish with “sufficient political will”

A committee of MPs has produced a report on the future of the UK’s post office network. At present there are more than 12,000 Post Office branches

Continue Reading July 8, 2009 at 1:48 pm Leave a comment

Lord Mandelson says “market conditions” mean no Royal Mail privatisation

The First Secretary of State has told the House of Lords that the proposed part-privatisation of the Royal Mail has been postponed.

Continue Reading July 1, 2009 at 9:50 pm 2 comments

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