Statement on Syria

20 May 2013

The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, made a statement on Syria in the House of Commons on Monday 20 May 2013

Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, 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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UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings for free in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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