Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt, made a statement to the House of Commons on Thursday 3 March on News Corporation's proposed acquisition of BSkyB
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition. Watch and read the the statement and the views expressed by MPs.
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Further information regarding News Corporation's proposed acquisition of BSkyB, including a consultation on the undertakings can be found on the Government Department's 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.