Urgent Question on recent changes to aviation security

22 March 2017

Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, responded to an Urgent Question asked by Gavin Shuker MP, on aviation security.

Shadow Minister for Transport, Richard Burden, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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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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