The Home Secretary, Theresa May, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 12 February 2013 on police integrity
Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department (Home Secretary), Yvette Cooper, responded on behalf of the Opposition.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.
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.