Statement on migration: 16 September 2015

16 September 2015

Home Secretary, Theresa May, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 September 2015 on migration.

Shadow Home Secretary, Andy Burnham, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Related Information

House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published a briefing paper on Migration pressures in Europe which contains more information on Migration.

About 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

UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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