Commons statement on Nimrod review

29 October 2009

Defence Secretary, Bob Ainsworth, made a statement to the House of Commons on the outcome of the independent review into the loss of Nimrod aircraft XV230 over Afghanistan on 2 September 2006.

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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