Statement on rehabilitation and sentencing

08 December 2010

Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, Kenneth Clarke, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 7 December on the publication of the Government's Green Paper entitled "Breaking the cycle: effective punishment, rehabilitation and sentencing of offenders"

Oral statements

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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