The Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 24 October 2011 on recent developments in Libya and the European Council on 23 October 2011.
Leader of the Opposition, Edward Miliband, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition. Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.
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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