Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 1 November on the European Council. The Prime Minister updated MPs on the meeting of EU heads of state and government that took place in Brussels on 29-29 October. The final report of the Task Force on Economic Governance was agreed to.
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.