Severe winter weather statement

21 December 2010

Secretary of State for Transport, Philip Hammond, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 20 December on the continuing severe winter weather affecting the UK

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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