Statement on Syria: 12 September 2013

12 September 2013

Foreign Secretary, William Hague, made a statement in the House of Commons on 12 September 2013 on Syria

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.

Watching proceedings from the public gallery

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