Statement on Afghanistan

21 March 2013

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Mr William Hague, made a statement on Afghanistan: Quarterly Update in the House of Commons on Thursday 21 March 2013.

Mr John Spellar, Shadow Secretary for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition

Oral statements

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.

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