Statement on Afghanistan

08 July 2010

Defence Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, made a statement to the House of Commons on 7 July 2010 on Afghanistan and redeployment of British troops in Helmand.

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