The House of Commons held an emergency debate on Tuesday 8 September on the refugee crisis in Europe.
The debate was introduced by Shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper. Home Secretary, Theresa May, responded on behalf of the Government.
Application for debate
The House of Commons agreed to an application for an emergency debate made by the MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford, Yvette Cooper, on Monday 7 September 2015.
Statement on Syria: refugees and counter terrorism
Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 7 September 2015 on Syria: refugees and counter terrorism.
An emergency debate is a debate called at short notice in the House of Commons on a matter that should have urgent consideration. An MP may apply to the Speaker for an emergency debate under the rules of Standing Order No. 24.
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