European Union Council meeting statement

28 June 2011

Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 27 June on the European Council.

European Council meeting

The Prime Minister updated MPs on the meeting of EU heads of state and government that took place in Brussels on Friday 24 June. The European Council met to discuss a range of issues including the European economy, Libya, Syria and Croatia's EU membership negotiations.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. The Leader of the Opposition, Edward Miliband, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition. 

Oral statements

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.

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