Home Secretary, Theresa May MP, made a statement to the House of Commons on 27 July 2010 on the Government's decision to opt into the draft European directive on the European Investigation Order. The European Investigation Order has been designed to help law enforcement agencies in EU states share information.
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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