Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May, made a statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday 8 June on the new National Crime Agency.
National Crime Agency
The Home Secretary outlined the role and structure the new agency, highlighting that its main objective was to combat organised crime.
Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department, Yvette Cooper, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
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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