Statement on Operation Herrick

14 May 2013

Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, made a statement in the House of Commons on Operation Herrick on Tuesday 14 May 2013

Shadow Defence Secretary, Jim Murphy, responded 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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