Statement on the European Council

23 October 2012

Prime Minister David Cameron made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 22 October on the meeting of the European Council held on 18 October.

The 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. Also find current parliamentary material on European Union 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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