Statement on student visas

23 March 2011

Home Secretary, Theresa May, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 22 March on reforms to the student visa system.

Shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, responded on behalf of the Opposition to the statement.

Watch and read the statement in full and responses from MPs.

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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