Statement on family migration

12 June 2012

Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 11 June on the regulation and development of a family migration system.

Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department, Yvette Cooper, 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. Also find current parliamentary material on immigration in the Topics and News sections.

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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