Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, made a statement on a counter-Daesh update in the House of Commons on Thursday 13 July.
Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement), Wayne David, responded to the statement on behalf of the opposition.
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