Statement on the Middle East peace process, Syria and Iran

08 October 2013

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 October 2013, on the Middle East peace process, Syria and Iran

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 in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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