Home Secretary, Theresa May, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 18 July on the Metropolitan police investigation into phone-hacking and the resignations of Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Paul Stephenson and Assistant Commissioner, John Yates.
Shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, responded to the statement on behalf of the opposition.
Watch the statement on Parliament TV and read the views expressed by MPs in Commons Hansard.
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.