Home Secretary makes Gurkhas statement

21 May 2009

Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith MP, made statement to the Commons on new settlement rights for former Gurkhas and their families.

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). The statements usually 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.

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