Quantitative easing

Quantitative easing is a process used occasionally by central banks to invigorate a sluggish economy when all the usual methods have failed.

Questions (Scotland)

The weekly 60-minute question session for Scottish ministers and the law officers allows MSPs to ask oral questions of relevant Scottish ministers on a pre-determined theme for 40 minutes, followed by a general question time lasting 20 minutes. This takes place on Thursday afternoon. Questions to Scottish ministers and the law officers can be tabled...

Questions (Wales)

Oral questions for answer by Welsh Ministers are tabled between five and ten working days before the time scheduled for questions to specified ministers. Thirty minutes per week are set aside for questions to the First Minister (normally on Tuesdays) and at least 15 minutes every four weeks is given over for questions to each...