Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mark Hoban, responded to an urgent question asked by Peter Bone, Conservative MP for Wellingborough, on the euro crisis and its implications for the United Kingdom
Watch the urgent question and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.
The urgent question follows an earlier statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Thursday 27 October on the recent European Council meeting to resolve the eurozone crises. Read the statement in Commons news and find current Parliamentary material on the European Union in the Topics section of the Parliament website.
Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened, normally a matter of public importance, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question.
If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked at the end of Question Time.