Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, made a statement in the House of Commons on public sector strike action on 30 November 2011.
The statement was in response to public sector strike action on Wednesday 30 November 2011 about public sector pension reforms.
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, John Trickett, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on pensions in the Topics and News sections.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally 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.