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Jack Straw, Justice Secretary, answered an urgent question from Shadow Justice Secretary, Dominic Grieve, on the circumstances of the breach of licence conditions by, and recall to prison of, Jon Venables
Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened - usually a matter of public importance - which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, he may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question. If the latter agrees, the question will be asked at the end of regular Question Time.
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