Guantanamo civil litigation settlement statement

17 November 2010

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Kenneth Clarke, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 16 November on Guantanamo civil litigation settlement. The Government have agreed a mediated settlement of the civil damages claims brought by detainees held at Guantanamo Bay

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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