Urgent question on 21st Century Fox's bid to take over Sky

20 December 2016

Ed Miliband, MP for Doncaster North, asked an Urgent Question on 21st Century Fox's bid to take over Sky on Tuesday 20 December in the House of Commons.

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Karen Bradley, responded on behalf of the Government.

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About Urgent Questions

At times MPs may want to put an urgent question to a Minister. If a matter of public importance has arisen, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to put forward such a question.

The relevant government department would be informed at once.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked after that day’s Question Time.

Once the MP has asked the main question, they are allowed to ask a supplementary question. Other MPs will then be called to ask further questions on the same subject.

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