Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Liam Fox, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 14 February on the situation in Afghanistan.
Watch and read the views expressed by MPs to the statement. Also find more information on some of the current parliamentary material available on the Afghanistan in the Topics section of the Parliament website.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally 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.